Looking forward to sharing live music with everyone together!
Ozzie Williams and the Marion St. Band gives tribute to the classic 60's to 70's Soul and Rhythm and Blues that came out of the Stax, Motown, and Muscle Shoals studios. Artists like Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Eddie Floyd, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye and others created lasting Rhythm and Blues and Soul music that is still popular today.
" Musical harmony is a universal form of emotional stimulation within all living beings it is best when expressed through rhythm movement and the sound of your soul" - Ozzie Williams
Ozzie Williams, the band’s lead vocalist and percussionist was brought up in a very talented family where music and art and education were very important. Ozzie grew up listening to classic Soul, Reggae, and Rhythm and blues as a kid. His siblings went on to be Major Artist and Music Artists such as Blues performer Taj Mahal and also his sister Carol Fredericks who went on to be a famous singer in Paris France. Ozzie, who remembers going to see Taj and hearing him playing the old blues masters on guitar, has performed with Taj on two major European/US tours and also played on a major recording for the Sony record label. Ozzie has also fronted other bands like Ozzie Williams and the Marion Street Band and played with various local bands which include “Lip Service”, “New Breed”, “Lots of Papa”, and “Joe Tex.