Ken Watters


RIYEL: Ken Watters, Andre Atkins, Yves Abel

Trumpeter Ken Watters has performed, toured and/or recorded with Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Marc Anthony, John Abercrombie, Clarence Carter, Terry Gibbs, Kelis, Ravi Coltrane, Wyclef Jean, Mingus Big Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Buddy Miles, The Vanguard Orchestra (Village Vanguard, NYC), Bill Goodwin, Roger Hawkins, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Russell Malone, Fred Wesley, Roland Vazquez, Mike Stern, Richie Cole, Dave Valentin, Anthony Jackson, Dan Penn, Steel Pulse, David Liebman, Eartha Kitt, Bonnie Bramlett, Peter Bernstein, The Fifth Dimension, Herbie Mann, Petula Clarke, Ralph Boncy, Gregory Hutchinson, Tabou Combo, Marvin 'Smitty' Smith, David Holland, Steve Coleman, The Manhattans, The Platters, Chris Potter, Marilyn McCoo, Jeff Hirschfield, Phyllis Diller (yeah, you read that right -- Phyllis Diller), Larry Goldings & many more icons of the music world.

Ken is a Yamaha artist, a SESAC affiliated jazz composer & a Summit recording artist with four CDs to date released internationally on the label (all of which spent time in the top 50 on the US jazz charts).

Watters attended the University of North Texas, Manhattan School of Music, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Interlochen Arts Academy & has been an adjuct jazz faculty member at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.


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