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About Alan Williams

       John Kirby 

    and His Orchestra

Alan was born in Winchester, Va. and a graduate of John Handley High School. He attended Potomac State College of West Virginia University majoring in Computer Science. He's a retired Navy Veteran (Desert Storm and Desert Shield). While in the Navy he earned his Bachelor's degree in Workforce Education and Development at Southern Illinois University and his master's in Public Administration at Troy University. Alan self published his first biography "Fall From Grace - The John Kirby Story" in 1996, "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 2005 and in 2014, "A Forward Step in the Development of Jazz" - issued in CD and e book format only.

               "A Forward Step in the Development of Jazz"

                                 by Alan Williams