Eugene Williams, born in East Orange New Jersey started playing the guitar at the early age of 5 for the church and his father's Gospel Group The Williams Brothers. His father Roscoe Williams Sr., trained and managed his 5 young sons to sing and play music together as a family.
While studying for his Degree at Berklee College of Music, Eugene also performed on Broadway in New York as a musician. He performed with his brothers for a while, then later started his solo career.
Eugene's first solo CD release "Cruising With You" went to the top 10 in 2006 on the international charts for 10 weeks in Billboard magazine. Eugene produced with Kool & the Gang also with Leroy Green (the writer of the hit song "Disco Inferno" sung by the Tramps).
An international singing/songwriter/guitarist/entertainer/composer, and jazz Instrumentalist agents call him for his expert experience in having fun and playing great music while entertaining the audience!
He toured around the world from Canada, Australia, to the USA playing and singing music to a diverse audience. Working as a solo act for 10-20 years on Cruise Lines (Holland America/Carnival Cruise).
Eugene represents the next generation of great singers/songwriters and performers. He is inspired by the likes of Marvin Gaye, Same Cooke, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Wonder, all personal favorites of Eugene.
While studying for his degree in music at Berklee College in Boston, he was ask to performed in the Broadway theater in New York City. Before long he started touring with his brothers around the world, from New Zealand to Canada. He perform with his brothers for a few years until he was ask to go solo. When he release his first solo album "Cruising with you" the song went to the top ten in Billboard music magazine within the first few weeks. After that he was contacted by Kool and the Gang to write lyrics for their songs. Then was also contacted by the Tramps song writer "Leroy Green" (Disco Inferno) to produce songs with them. Now being known internationally as a singer/entertainer/songwriter & composer and great guitarist, agents were calling him from all around the world. He started working on cruise ships like (Holland America/Carnival cruise lines) the audience had so much fun dancing and being entertained by Eugene until he was the first one the cruise ships would call.
Eugene represents the next generation of great singer/songwriters and performers, he is inspired by likes of Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Jimi Hendrix, Barry White, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Prince. It's not everyday that the music world and music lovers experience a talented musician who is as diverse as Eugene. It is very refreshing for audiences to have the opportunity to meet and listen to an artist like him, whose music contains meaningful lyrics, with passionate vocals, and good guitar playing along with sophisticated jazz, soul, funk, line dancing, rock & roll, country and more.
Experience the joy and pleasures of Eugene's incredible sound and be transported to a new level of pure pleasure in music.
He is available for weddings, clubs, restaurants, gospel, birthday parties, gatherings, and anything under the sun, and also plays a variety of music. (Motown, Slide Songs, Jazz, Rock & Roll, R&B, Old school & More.