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     Bobby Watson
 
 

Real name: Robert Michael Watson, Jr.
Born: Aug 23, 1953 in Lawrence, KS
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Post-Bop, Hard Bop, Contemporary Jazz
Instruments: Leader, Sax (Alto)

Bobby Watson has long been one of the top altoists in jazz, a flexible player able to play swing (he once recorded a tribute to Johnny Hodges), hard bop, and free jazz. He started playing the alto when he was 13, and was soon arranging and composing for his school bands. After graduating from the University of Miami in 1975, Watson moved to New York, hitting the big time by joining (and soon becoming the musical director of) Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers during 1977-1981, participating in what were Wynton Marsalis' first recordings. In the 1980s, Watson co-led groups with Curtis Lundy (with whom he formed the New Note label) and played with the George Coleman Octet, Charlie Persip's big band, Louis Hayes, Sam Rivers, Dameronia, the 29th Street Saxophone Quartet, and the Savoy Sultans; quite a wide range of jazz styles. Watson also began leading his own regular bands in the mid-'80s, and the following decade he headed a regular hard bop quintet known as Horizon. His many recordings (for Enja, Red, New Note, Blue Note, Evidence, Columbia, and Kokopelli) are always stimulating and worth investigating.

-Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=11205 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.melmartin.com/html_pages/Interviews/watson.html Interview
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Watson About from 'wikipedia'
www.ejn.it/mus/watson.htm Biography on Europe Jazz Network [mobile]
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Watson About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Bobby Watson - 'Advance' - 1984, Enja
 Bobby Watson - 'Gumbo' - 1994, Evidence
 Bobby Watson - 'Love Remains' - 1986, Island Red
 Bobby Watson - 'Quiet As It's Kept' - 1999, RED
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Jimmy Bruno - 'Live At Birdland' - 1997, Concord
  как соисполнитель ...
 Bob Belden - 'Straight To My Heart: The Music Of Sting' - 1991, Blue Note
 Cornelius Claudio Kreusch - 'Scoop' - 1998, Act
 Herbie Mann - 'America - Brazil' - 1997, Lightyear
 Charles Mingus - 'Epitaph' - 1965, Columbia
 T.S. Monk - 'Monk On Monk' - 1997, N2K
 Grover Washington Jr. - 'Prime Cuts: The Greatest Hits 1987-1999' - 1999, Columbia
 


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