Originally Posted by Bosphorus
can see what your saying but for me he was the best
I don't really know what best means in music, but people seem to have a need to place great musicians in some kind of sequential histological perspective .
Tony Williams was a game changer. He took from what came before him and changed some of it forever, and then passed it on. The is the hallmark of greatness in my opinion. He was a great player. As was Elvin, and as is Jack DeJohnette.