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News posted 04.08.14
Willie's been busy in the last several years touring and recording with Jamie Lidell, Johnny Dowd, Anna Coogan and JD Foster, TZAR, and many others. We'll be updating the website in the next several weeks- check back soon for details.
News posted 02.01.12
WHAT'S NEW! “Ithaca-based duo BRIAN!,
who have been captivating and confusing audiences around Central
New York for the last two and a half years with their experimental
compositions, have expanded to a trio which now includes the
one and only, Willie B!
The line-up now consists of Ithaca Underground captain, Bubba
Crumrine on guitar, bass, vocals, and electronics; David Resig
on amplified bassoon, and the aforementioned Willie B. (a.k.a.
Brian Wilson) on drums and percussion. The trio makes it’s
debut February 3rd at the Ithaca Underground benefit.”
See Appearance page for more upcoming shows.
TZAR (Willie B and Michael Stark ) will be
joining Johnny Dowd for a European tour in May. Johnny’s
newest release “No Regrets” will be released April
12, 2012. Checkout the appearance page for dates.
You can find TZAR’s latest release “Begin at Sunset”
TZAR is currently working on a 7” vinyl to be released
in the spring. This will be a limited pressing. Stay tuned for
News posted 06.12.10
THE ROAD AGAIN! Just got back from a European tour
with Johnny Dowd. I
had a blast playing baritone guitar every night with an awesome
band. Thanks Johnny, Kim, Matt, and Michael! Next week It's
back behind the drums with JAMIE
LIDELL. The European leg begins June 26th in Paris. See
the Appearances page for
the full run down.
News posted 03.03.10
will be performing a rare solo show on March 7th at Castaways in Ithaca, NY opening for That 1 Guy. He's got some
new material brewing and this is a chance to get a sneak preview
of the newest stylings. Don't miss it!
is hitting the road again in May 2010 for another European
adventure with Johnny Dowd to support JD's new album "Wake
Up The Snakes", this time playing baritone guitar alongside
Michael Stark (farfisa), Kim Sherwood (vox/guitar), and Matthew
Saccuccimorano (drums). See the appearance
page for dates!
News posted 07.13.09
out on the road with Jamie
Lidell with the Leviathan in tow!
Check the appearances page for
European summertime dates!
B is now an
official Zildjian Cymbal artist. Thanks
to everyone at the factory for the royal treatment!
News posted 10.09.08
is on tour playing bass pedals and drums with Jamie
Lidell to support his latest release JIM
(Warp Records). Checkout the appearances
page for tour dates. Photo above taken at Lollapalooza
Manu Katche in Paris. It was great to have him join us a tune
on French tv.
Jabo Starks was one the many highlights at the Fuji Rock Festival
in Japan. He was there playing with Bootsy Collins' Tribute
to the Godfather of Soul. Give the drummer some!
Willie’s MySpace page @ www.myspace.com/williebmusic.
One of Willie
B's projects is called TZAR. It features
Willie on drums and bass pedals and Michael Stark on Hammond
B-3 organ. Stark's aggressive organ style and Willie's slinky
beats and fat bass pedal tones make for a powerful duo. Check
out the TZAR site at www.tzarmusic.com.
You can get the CD direct from Wille B for $12 postpaid to
the US and Canada using PayPal.
CAN ALSO PURCHASE WILLIE B?s RELEASE ?fresh: a-frame
sessions vol. 2? at CDBaby.
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