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Jeff "Tain" Watts

Jeff “Tain” Watts is one of the most in demand jazz drummers in the world today. Jeff Watts majored in classical percussion at Pittsburgh's Duquesne University, where he was primarily a timpanist, followed by enrollment at the Berklee School of Music, where he pursued jazz studies alongside such talented players as Branford Marsalis, Kevin Eubanks, Greg Osby, Aimee Mann, Steve Vai and Marvin “Smitty” Smith.

Jeff joined the Wynton Marsalis Quartet in 1981 and proceeded to win three Grammy Awards with the ensemble. Watts left Wynton Marsalis in 1988. After working with George Benson, Harry Connick. Jr. and McCoy Tyner, he joined the Branford Marsalis Quartet in 1989.

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Drums

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Nov2Fri 21:30 21:30
Antonio Farao Trio
AMR
Geneva, Switzerland
15-35 CHF

Discography

Watts

Watts

Dark Key Music
2009

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Folk's Song

Folk's Song

Dark Key Music
2007

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Folk's Songs

Folk's Songs

Dark Key Music
2007

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Megawatts

Megawatts

Sunnyside Records
2004

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Detained At The Blue Note

Detained At The Blue...

Half Note Records
2004

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Citizen Tain

Citizen Tain

Columbia Records
2003

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