Amazon.com Widgets

Trevor Watts

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: February 26, 1939    

Trevor Watts

Born in York, England; composer/arranger/alto & sop saxes/piano/percussion. Trevor Watts' family moved to Halifax in Yorkshire when he was 6 months old, and that is where he was brought up.

Trevor is a completely self taught musician, and his early inspirations came from his fathers love of Jazz, and the large collection of 78's that his father brought back after living in Canada and visiting the States on many occasions in the 1920's.

Trevor had to do his National Service in the RAF, and joined the RAF band in 1959. It was there he met John Stevens and Paul Rutherford amongst others and formed the musical association that was to become the Spontaneous Music Ensemble and Amalgam in the early 60's. These groups radically changed the face of European style Jazz and improvised music, and opened up the way for others. Shortly before the formation of the SME in 1965, Trevor had gained some experience playing at the Marquee Club in London with the likes of Sonny Boy Williamson, Long John Baldry and Rod Stewart amongst others. The SME although starting as a collective, gradually was taken over by John Stevens, so Trevor used his group Amalgam to further his own more personal style of music....
read more

  • BUY

    Dialogues In Two Places

    BlueSoundScape Music
    2012
  • BUY

    5 More Dialogues

    Emanem
    2011
  • BUY

    The Deep Blue

    BlueSoundScape Music
    2009
  • BUY

    Ancestry

    BlueSoundScape Music
    2007
  • BUY

    Reunion Live In London

    BlueSoundScape Music
    2007
  • BUY

    Burundi Monday

    FMR Records
    2007
  • BUY

    Live In Sao Paulo, Brasil

    BlueSoundScape Music
    2006
View More Albums

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

No videos available. Add a video now.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Featured recording “5 More Dialogues”

Latest Release

5 More Dialogues

Emanem (2011)

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Trevor Watts events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Rank: 1,040 Views: 11,240 Fans: 1
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

About | Enter

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW