Program Books/RC WILLIAMS



RC WILLIAMS (keyboard) is a maestro working across multiple genres who shares his passion for music-making and storytelling with audiences in venues ranging from arenas to living rooms. Raised by a family of professional musicians in Dallas, TX, Williams attended the Booker T Washington High School, an institution renowned for producing extraordinary talent. His studies focused on jazz and synthesizer combinations. Williams received an opportunity to tour with the internationally celebrated gospel group God’s Property. This experience opened the doors for Williams to tour and perform alongside such artist as Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, Prince, Jill Scott, Queen Latifah, The Roots, Bootsy Collins, Pharell Williams, Mos Def, Common, Talib Kweli, Dead Prez, Dwele, Raheem Devaughn, Bilal, Roy Ayers, and Roy Hargrove, to name just a few. This Grammy Award-winning touring musician has also received multiple Grammy nominations for producing and writing. Currently, he is working with his group RC and the GRITZ, which released its third album in the fall of 2018. Williams is also a core member of Erykah Badu’s electronic production group, the Cannabinoids. Along with these duties, he also tours with Snoop Dogg and Badu as the musical director for her legendary live show.