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Bobby Watson

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: August 23, 1953    

Bobby Watson

A saxophonist, composer, producer and educator, Bobby Watson grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. He trained formally at the University of Miami, a school with a distinguished and well-respected jazz program. After graduating, he proceeded to earn his doctorate on the bandstand — as musical director of Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers. The group, created in 1955 by late drummer, who died in 1990, showcased a rotating cast who eventually became consistent members of a whos who of modern jazz. The Jazz Messengers, sometimes referred to as the University of Blakey, served as the ultimate postgraduate school for ambitious young players....
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    Check Cashing Day

    Self Produced
    2013
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    The Gates BBQ Suite

    Lafiya Music
    2010
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    From the Heart

    Palmetto Records
    2008
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    At Ease

    Cowbell Music
    2008
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    Soulful Serendipity

    Self Produced
    2006
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    Horizon Reassembled

    Palmetto Records
    2005
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    Live and Learn

    Palmetto Records
    2002
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Featured recording “The Gates BBQ Suite”

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The Gates BBQ Suite

Lafiya Music (2010)

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Oct09 Curtis Lundy Quartet Featuring Bobby Watson
Blue Room
Kansas City, MO
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