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     Ernie Watts

Born: Oct 23, 1945 in Norfolk, VA
Genre: Jazz
Styles: Brazilian Jazz, Bossa Nova, Post-Bop, Jazz-Pop, Crossover Jazz, Neo-Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Modal Music, Mainstream Jazz, Progressive Jazz
Instruments: Flute, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)

Because he was involved in many commercial recording projects from the mid-'70s through the early '80s and on an occasional basis ever since, some observers wrote Ernie Watts off prematurely as a pop/R&B tenorman. Actually, Watts' main hero has always been John Coltrane, and his later work reveals him to be an intense and masterful jazz improviser who has developed his own sheets-of-sound approach along with a distinctive and soulful sound. After attending Berklee, he had an important stint with Buddy Rich's big band (1966-1968) before moving to Los Angeles. Watts worked in the big bands of Oliver Nelson and Gerald Wilson, recorded with Jean-Luc Ponty in 1969, and became a staff musician for NBC, performing with the Tonight Show Band on a regular basis. His own records of the 1970s and early '80s were generally pop-ish (1982's Chariots of Fire was a big seller), and Watts played frequently with Lee Ritenour and Stanley Clarke, in addition to recording with Cannonball Adderley (one of his idols) in 1972. However, Ernie Watts' work became much more interesting from a jazz standpoint starting in the mid-'80s when he joined Charlie Haden's Quartet West and started recording no-nonsense quartet dates for JVC. Ernie Watts has developed into one of the most powerful of tenormen with complete control over his horn and the ability to bring intensity and passion (plus taste) to any musical situation.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernie_Watts About from 'wikipedia'
www.erniewatts.com Official website. Biography, discography [mobile]
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernie_Watts About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Ernie Watts - 'Classic Moods' - 1998, JVC
 Ernie Watts - 'Reaching Up' - 1994, Flying Dolphin, JVC
 Ernie Watts - 'The Long Road Home' - 2001, Samson Music
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Jackie Ryan - 'This Heart Of Mine' - 2003, 33 Jazz
  как соисполнитель ...
 Bobby 'Blue' Bland - 'His California Album' - 1973, MCA
 Brian Bromberg - 'BASSically Speaking' - 1992, Nova
 Brian Bromberg - 'Brian Bromberg' - 1993, Nova
 George Cables - 'Cable's Vision' - 1979, OJC
 Harry Connick Jr. - 'Your Songs' - 2009, Sony
 Randy Crawford - 'Secret Combination' - 1981, Warner Bros.
 Stefan Dickerson - 'Romanza (Themes Of Love)' - 1994, Telarc, Heads Up
 Michael Franks - 'Indispensable: The Best Of Michael Franks' - 1998, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'The Michael Franks Anthology: The Art Of Love' - 2003, Rhino, Warner Bros.
 Don Grusin - 'The Hang' - 2004, Sovereign Artists
 Don Grusin - 'Zephyr' - 1991, GRP
 Charlie Haden - 'Always Say Goodbye' - 1994, Polygram
 Charlie Haden - 'Haunted Heart' - 1991, Prospekt, Polygram
 Charlie Haden - 'In Angel City' - 1988, Verve
 Charlie Haden - 'Quartet West' - 1986, Polygram
 Charlie Haden - 'The Art Of The Song' - 1999, Polygram
 Herbie Hancock - 'Man-Child' - 1976, CBS Records
 Gene Harris - 'Astral Signal' - 1974, EMI Japan
 Bobby Hutcherson - 'Montara' - 1975, Blue Note
 James Ingram - 'Greatest Hits: The Power Of Great Music' - 1991, Qwest, Warner Bros.
 Quincy Jones - 'Basie & Beyond' - 2000, Warner Bros.
 Quincy Jones - 'The Original Jam Sessions 1969' - 2004, Concord Jazz
 Quincy Jones - 'You've Got It Bad Girl' - 1973, Verve
 Nancy Kelly - 'Live Jazz' - 1988, Amherst
 B.B. King - 'Here & There: The Uncollected B.B. King' - 2001,
 Bobby Lyle - 'The Genie' - 1977, EMI
 Claus Ogerman - 'A Man And His Music' - 2004, Verve
 Phil Perry - 'The Heart Of The Man' - 1991, Capitol
 Jean-Luc Ponty - 'King Kong' - 1969, Ars Nova
 Kenny Rankin - 'Here In My Heart' - 1997, Private Music
 Buddy Rich - 'Buddy & Soul' - 1969, Pacific Jazz
 Lee Ritenour - 'Overtime' - 2005, Concord Jazz
 Lee Ritenour - 'Rit's House' - 2002, Verve
 Arturo Sandoval - 'I Remember Clifford' - 1992, GRP
 Boz Scaggs - 'Down Two Then Left' - 1977, Columbia
 Steely Dan - 'Countdown To Ecstasy. Pretzel Logic' - 1973, MCA
 Toots Thielemans - 'East Coast. West Coast' - 1988, Private Music
 Gino Vannelli - 'Brother To Brother' - 1978, A&M, AGAT
 Jasper Vant Hof - 'Face To Face' - 1995, Intuition Music
 Sarah Vaughan - 'Brazilian Romance' - 1987, CBS Records, Columbia
 Frank Zappa - 'The Grand Wazoo' - 1973, Rykodisc

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