Some sites with info about Billy and his friends.

Education:

Shepherd University
Faculty member at this private college in downtown Los Angeles

College of the Canyons
Faculty member of this Community College in Santa Clarita, CA.

Citrus College
Faculty member of this Community College in Glendora, CA, scroll down to William Kerr.

The Joe Allard Project
I had the privilege of studying with one of the greatest teachers of all time. This web-site is devoted to this great man. Scroll to Billy Kerr and read the interview.

Vando.Jazz Article on Listening
This article by Billy appeared on the VandoJazz web-site.

 

 

Billy Performance and Related Sites:

All About Jazz Review
A review of Billy’s CD, “The Eagle Has Landed….eh!” by Jack Bowers.

BEJO Review
Billy has been a member of the Bruce Eskovitz Jazz Orchestra since 2004. Check out the bands new CD, “Invitation.”

Jazz News Review
Internet review of “The Eagle Has Landed…eh!, by Ron Sagye La Rue

Kyle Bronsdon Kitchen Swing CD
CD Baby listing and reviews.

Cathy Segal-Garcia
One of Billy’s great “buddies,” check out this picture of the 5th year anniversary party.

NY Neophonic CD Review
Billy was a member of this wonderful big band for fifteen years. Here is a review of “Alternate Routes” in All About Jazz, by Jack Bowers.

Neophonic CD
Here is a listing for a second Neophonic recording along with a Stan Kenton Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra album.

John Labelle CD
Montreal singer Billy recorded with in the late 1990’s.

Joey DeFrancesco CD
“Where Were You?” – A CD Billy recorded with the jazz organist.

Jazz Discography
List of over 160,000 Jazz musicians who have recorded over a half dozen decades.

Peru Jazz Web-site
Billy performed at this festival with Maria Schneider and his own quartet in 2005.

Jazz Saxophonists – Listing
Scroll down and click on Billy Kerr

 

Endorsements:

Dansr – Vandoren
American Distributor of Vandoren Reeds Web-site.

Pearl Flutes

Music Written by Billy:

New Jersey Saxophone Quartet
This quartet has recorded several of Billy’s pieces.

VandoJazz Exercise Book
The Carl Fischer Web-site, Search for VandoJazz Etude and Exercise Book for Saxophone.

Saxophone Music Web-site
Additional source for the VandoJazz Book.

Miles Osland CD
Kentucky Roastup – Osland Quartet performs several arrangements by Billy and Kerr appears as quest soloist here.

UK Mega-Sax CD
CD Universe site, search for Mega-Sax CDs.

Jay Easton Web-site
List of Recommended Saxophone Repertoire

NYSQ Urbanology Web-site
Urbanology CD, Billy’s former group records his arrangement of “Lush Life.”

Vando Book Listing in Japanese
For our Far East Saxophone Players.

Bunch of My Music sold on a Japanese Site

Nancy Newman - Conversation for Two Baritones
Nancy and Julia Nolan profiles at the time of The World Saxophone Congress in Montreal.

Hickey’s Music Online –
Source for purchase of VandoJazz Book

Reviews Written by Billy:

Saxophone Journal Site
Billy's Reviews in The Saxophone Journal (Joel Frahm's "Don't Explain" and Joe Lovano's "I'm All For You").


Contemporary Jazz Orchestra
Review of CD by Alex Budman Orchestra

Pete Christlieb Web-site
Complete review of Christlieb CD, “Self Portrait”

Reto SuhnerComplete review of Suhner CD, “Montag”

Saxophone Journal Journal Web-site with info about reviewers and more

Friends' Sites

Jeff Johnston's MySpace page
Montreal pianist who worked with Billy

Miles Osland Web-site

Legends of Swing Web-site
One of the many bands with which Billy works

Bruce Eskovitz

Jennifer Barnes

Joel Haynes

Lou Rovner