Born: August 24, 1971 Primary Instrument: Trombone
Reggie Watkins was born and raised in West Virginia and has played trombone for eighteen years. After attending West Virginia University for Jazz Performance he moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to become a staple on the music scene. There he began playing and recording with various groups such as The Roger Humphries Big Band, The Kevin Frieson Ensemble, Dr. Zoot, and many others. In 1999 Watkins joined Maynard Ferguson as Trombonist, Musical Director, and Arranger for the legendary jazz trumpet player. On the road with Ferguson, Watkins has performed thousands of gigs and educational workshops worldwide and as a result has a strong fan base...
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
Specializing in Clinics for Big Bands focusing on rehearsal techniques, improvisation, and communication.