Bernie Williams, the former Yankee All-Star, is also a Latin Grammy-nominated classical, jazz, rocker. He’s as good at jazz as he is at baseball. People really love Bernie because he never got in trouble like some stars. Bernie is an honorable man. He’s Puerto Rican from San Juan.
Bernie Williams News
Bernie Williams Collective plays jazz at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village on Tuesday-Wednesday, August 17-18, 2021 at 8pm and 10:30pm (6pm & 9:30pm doors). $35
Bernie Williams and His All-Star Band
When he was 16, Williams fell in love with baseball and music. His merchant marine father brought home a Spanish guitar and that did it.
The Journey Within
Williams’ 2003 major label debut was a Latin Jazz album. The album featured David Benoit, Rubén Blades and Gilberto Santa Rosa.
Williams’ 2009 album featured Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Jon Secada and David Koz. It was nominated for a Latin Grammy for “Best Instrumental Album.”
Manhattan School of Music
Williams is a classically trained guitarist. After his baseball career, he earned a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from the Manhattan School of Music.
Bernie Williams Yankee All-Star
Williams was a New York Yankees center fielder from 1991 to 2006.
He played in four Yankees World Series, was a five-time MLB All-Star and won four Golden Glove Awards.
Bernie Williams in NYC
Former Yankee All-Star Bernie Williams and his All-Star Band rocks Schimmel Center at PACE University in Manhattan’s Financial District on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm. From $29. VIP tickets include VIP seating and a Meet & Greet with Bernie himself. $120. Take your camera!