Bill Maxwell

Bill Maxwell is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1973 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples Live at Carnegie Hall Drums
1975 Chuck Girard Chuck Girard Drums
1975 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples Take Me Back Producer, Drums, Percussion
1976 Janny Grein Free Indeed Drums
1976 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples This is Another Day Producer, Drums
1977 Janny Grein Covenant Woman Drums
1977 Bruce Hibbard A Light Within Drums
1978 Janny Grein He Made Me Worthy Drums
1978 Barry McGuire Cosmic Cowboy Drums
1978 Keith Green No Compromise Producer, Drums, Percussion
1978 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples Live in London Producer, Mixed, Drums
1978 Paul Clark Change in the Wind Drums
1978 2nd Chapter of Acts Mansion Builder Drums
1979 Scott Wesley Brown One Step Closer Drums
1979 Andrae Crouch I'll Be Thinking of You Producer
1980 Tony Comer and Crosswinds Tony Comer and Crosswinds Drums
1980 Paul Clark Aim for the Heart Drums
1980 Jaymes Felix White As Snow Producer, Arrangements, Drums
1981 Andrae Crouch Don't Give Up Producer
1982 Keith Green Songs for the Shepherd Producer, Arrangements, Mixed, Drums, Percussion
1982 Andrae Crouch Finally Producer
1983 Darrell Mansfield The Vision Drums
1983 Keith Green The Prodigal Son Producer, Mixed, Drums, Percussion
1983 Denny Correll Living Water Producer
1984 Dennis Agajanian Where Are The Heroes Drums
1984 Harvest Voices Producer
1984 Keith Green Jesus Commands Us to Go! Producer, Drums, Percussion
1984 Terry Talbot Sings Stories of Jesus Drums
1985 Howard McCrary So Good Drums
1985 Wendy & Mary Battle of the Heart Drums
1985 Bryan Duncan Have Yourself Committed Producer, Mixed, Drums
1985 Bob Ayala Rescued Producer, Mixed, Rhythm Arranger, Drums
1986 Koinonia Frontline Songwriter, Drums, Percussion
1986 Harvest Only the Overcomers Producer, Mixed, Drums
1987 Vickie Winans Be Encouraged Drums
1987 The Winans Decisions Drums
1990 Hadley Hockensmith Heartsongs Drums, Percussion
1991 Harvest The Early Works Producer
1992 Fletch Wiley Urban Reel Drums
1992 Darrell Mansfield Get Ready Drums
1995 Justo & Abraham Justo Almaro & Abraham Laboriel Drums

Bill Maxwell

Bill Maxwell was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His mother was a jazz pianist who died two months after giving birth to him. Encouraged by his Grandparents to study music, Bill entered a music pre-school at two years of age.

Bill started playing drums professionally at the age of twelve. One of his first bands was with legendary blues guitarist Jesse Ed. Davis. Bill was a member of "The Third Avenue Blues Band" whose album was produced by T Bone Burnett in 1969.

Bill moved to Los Angeles in 1972 as a member of Andrae Crouch and the Disciples. He has produced 8 Grammy winning recordings for The Winans, Andrae Crouch and others. Maxwell also formed the band "Koinonia" with his dear friend Abraham Laboriel. Bill was the music director for the television shows The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin, Living Single, For Your Love, Amen, and many more.

Bill has recorded with Cassandra Wilson, T Bone Burnett, Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Quincy Jones, The Crusaders, The Nappy Roots, Freddie Hubbard, Anita Baker, Luther Vandross and many more. Bill worked as a music producer and musician with the Coen brothers on their films The Ladykillers and Romance and Cigarettes, and he worked as a featured musician on the film Walk The Line.

Bill is thrilled to be a member of the new group "Open Hands" with Abraham Laboriel, Justo Almario and Greg Mathieson. In October 2008, Bill was inducted into The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, and he is a member of The Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

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Last Edited by admin - 07-January-2016
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