Bobby Watson (American jazz alto saxophonist, composer, producer, and educator)

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Relationships

member of: John Hicks Quartet (alto saxophone)
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1977 – 1981)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000765494 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/293253 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 66653936 [info]
Wikidata: Q729085 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Bobby Watson [info]
official homepages: http://bobbywatson.com/ [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bobby_Watson_photo.jpg [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Nanatsu-No-Ko Bobby Watson 7:18
composer
A Blues of Hope
At the Crossroads
Beatitudes
Black Is Back
Black Is Back (reprise)
Blues for Alto
Catch Me If You Can (Jazz Mambo)
Check Cashing Day (For Ms. Trudy)
Come Sunday
Conservation
Dark Days
Dark Days (For Nelson Mandela)
E.T.A.
Forty Acres and a Mule
Free Yourself
Jewel
Karita
Lafiya
Love Remains
My Song
Ode for Aaron
Old Time Ways
On the One
Progress
Someday Soon
Sweet Dreams
T.P. Call Home (Afro Brazilian)
The Mystery of Ebop
The Things You Do (Jazz Mambo)
The Triad (Martin, Malcom, Ghandi)
Time Will Tell
To See Her Face
Tudo Bem (All Is Okay)
What's Next
instrument
1970 Ballad to Max baritone saxophone Maynard Ferguson 5:28
1970 Chala Nata baritone saxophone Maynard Ferguson 7:52
1970 Eli's Comin' baritone saxophone Maynard Ferguson 5:23
1970 If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind baritone saxophone Maynard Ferguson 4:15
1970 L-Dopa baritone saxophone Maynard Ferguson 12:18
1970 MacArthur Park baritone saxophone Maynard Ferguson 10:00
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Cami alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:55
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Gypsy Folk Tales alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 7:34
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Hawkman alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 10:30
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Jodi alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 10:15
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Malibu alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 4:42
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Miwako alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 4:27
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Ronnie's a Dynamite Lady alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 7:54
1977-02-14 – 1977-03-01 Time Will Tell alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:57
1978-12-14 Along Came Betty alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:08
1978-12-14 Dr. J. alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 9:09
1978-12-14 E.T.A. alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 7:36
1978-12-14 Evaline alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 8:33
1978-12-14 My One and Only Love alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 8:35
1978-12-14 Time Will Tell alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 12:19
1979-02-12 A Night in Tunisia alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 18:06
1979-02-12 Blues March alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:37
1979-02-12 Moanin' alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 9:47
1980-05-01 1977 A.D. alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 15:52
1980-05-01 Blues March alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 12:58
1980-05-01 Free for All alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 8:58
1980-05-01 Stairway to the Stars alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:18
1980-07-13 Minor Thesis alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Big Band 13:42
1980-07-17 A Wheel Within a Wheel alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Big Band 7:50
1980-07-17 Bit a Bittadose alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Big Band 6:00
1980-07-17 Linwood alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Big Band 7:45
1980-07-17 Stairway to the Stars alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Big Band 6:50
1981-06 E.T.A. alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:13
1981-06 Falling in Love With Love alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 7:56
1981-06 How Deep is the Ocean alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 9:47
1981-06 My Romance alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3:45
1981-06 The Theme alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3:08
1981-06 Webb City alto saxophone Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 10:02
1983-04-11 Beatitudes alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 8:19
1983-04-11 E.T.A. alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 3:35
1983-04-11 Jewel alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 5:58
1983-04-11 Karita alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 6:29
1983-04-11 Karita (Bonus Track) alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 7:25
1983-04-11 Minority alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 3:52
1983-04-11 On the One (Bonus Track) alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 4:19
1983-04-11 Orange Blossom alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 8:14
1983-04-11 To See Her Face alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 5:38
1983-04-11 To See Her Face (Bonus Track) alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy 5:26
1984-08-08 'Round Midnight alto saxophone Bobby Watson 7:57
1984-08-08 But Not for Me alto saxophone Bobby Watson 10:15
1984-08-08 E.T.A. alto saxophone Bobby Watson 7:32
1984-08-08 Karita alto saxophone Bobby Watson 8:04
1984-08-08 You're Lucky to Me alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:15
1986-11-13 Blues for Alto alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:09
1986-11-13 Dark Days (for Nelson Mandela) alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:25
1986-11-13 Love Remains alto saxophone Bobby Watson 9:25
1986-11-13 Ode for Aaron alto saxophone Bobby Watson 3:39
1986-11-13 Sho Thang alto saxophone Bobby Watson 4:51
1986-11-13 The Love We Had Yesterday alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:58
1986-11-13 The Mystery of Ebop alto saxophone Bobby Watson 9:09
1988-04 Elementary My Dear Watson alto saxophone John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 9:15
1988-04 Naima's Love Song alto saxophone John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 10:23
1988-04 On The One alto saxophone John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 7:01
1988-04 Pent-Up House alto saxophone John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 3:27
1988-04 Someday Soon alto saxophone John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 9:13
1988-04 Soul Eyes alto saxophone John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 7:44
1988-12-30 A Blues for 'Nita alto saxophone Peter Leitch Quintet 7:16
1988-12-30 Colorado alto saxophone Peter Leitch Quintet 5:33
1988-12-30 Modes for Wood alto saxophone Peter Leitch Quintet 4:33
1988-12-30 Pepper alto saxophone Peter Leitch Quintet 5:52
1988-12-30 Portrait of Sylvia alto saxophone Peter Leitch Sextet 6:17
1988-12-30 The Winter of My Discontent alto saxophone Peter Leitch Quintet 2:43
1988-12-30 Visage de Cathryn alto saxophone Peter Leitch Sextet 5:21
1988-12-30 Warm Valley alto saxophone Peter Leitch Quintet 4:36
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 5-4 alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 5:23
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 A Clear Thought alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 5:06
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 Dolly's Dittie alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 3:47
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 Ice Maidens alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 3:24
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 Mike the Cat alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 5:29
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 One for Lenny alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 7:50
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 Out a Day alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 6:26
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 The Move alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 8:20
1992-02-16 – 1992-02-17 Wheel Within a Wheel alto saxophone Roy Hargrove 6:54
1993-02 Freedom Jazz Dance alto saxophone Bill Cosby 7:18
1993-02 Laura alto saxophone Bill Cosby 5:43
1993-02 Moanin' alto saxophone Bill Cosby 7:21
1993-02 Señor Blues alto saxophone Bill Cosby 6:39
1993-02 Sidewinder alto saxophone Bill Cosby 4:51
1993-02 Sister Sadie alto saxophone Bill Cosby 7:21
1993-02 Stella by Starlight alto saxophone Bill Cosby 4:21
1993-02 Wide Open alto saxophone Bill Cosby 4:28
1994-02-22 – 1994-02-24 All My Tomorrows alto saxophone Grover Washington, Jr. 6:18
1994-02-22 – 1994-02-24 Please Send Me Someone to Love alto saxophone Grover Washington, Jr. 4:02
1997-02-06 – 1997-02-27 Jackie-Ing alto saxophone and solo T.S. Monk 6:11
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Don't Let it Happen Here alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 5:15
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 9:43
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Haitian Fight Song alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 8:20
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 It Was a Lonely Day In Selma, Alabama / Freedom alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 8:45
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Little Royal Suite alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 15:59
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Meditations For A Pair of Wire-Cutters alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 11:39
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 8:57
1999-01-25 – 1999-01-26 Pussycat Dues alto saxophone Mingus Big Band 6:37
2016-12-13 A Moment of Silence alto saxophone Bobby Watson 1:05
2016-12-13 I’ve Gotta Be Me alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:41
2016-12-13 The Aviator alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:42
2016-12-13 The Butterfly alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:18
2016-12-13 The Computer Scientist alto saxophone Bobby Watson 4:02
2016-12-13 The Cyclist alto saxophone Bobby Watson 7:51
2016-12-13 The Entrepreneur alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:49
2016-12-13 The G.O.A.T. alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:44
2016-12-13 The Guitarist alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:12
2016-12-13 The Jockey alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:17
2016-12-13 The Real Lone Ranger alto saxophone Bobby Watson 7:53
A Blues of Hope saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Adam saxophone Bernie Senensky 7:49
All the Things of Jo Maka alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Open Form Trio 5:55
Always a Friend saxophone Bobby Watson 5:32
At the Crossroads saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Back Home Again With You saxophone Bobby Watson 5:30
Black Is Back saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Black Is Back (reprise) saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Blue in Green alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Open Form Trio 6:10
Bop-Be saxophone Bernie Senensky 7:59
Bring Him Back Home alto saxophone Hugh Masekela, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kendrick Scott, Kris Bowers, Lee Ritenour, Till Brönner, Bobby Watson, John McLaughlin & Marcus Miller ?:??
Catch Me If You Can (Jazz Mambo) alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:55
Check Cashing Day (For Ms. Trudy) saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Cherokee alto saxophone Dianne Reeves 3:23
Come Sunday saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Concentric Circle saxophone Bobby Watson 8:25
Conservation alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:11
Dark Days saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Don't Let It Go alto saxophone John Hicks 5:30
Dreams So Real alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:38
Eye of the Hurricane saxophone Bernie Senensky 7:20
Faith alto saxophone John Hicks 3:49
Floating saxophone Bernie Senensky 6:23
For Children of All Ages alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:59
Forty Acres and a Mule saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Free Yourself alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:29
Heckle and Jeckle alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:29
Homemade Blues alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 4:52
I Should Care alto saxophone John Hicks 6:00
Interlude (To Be Continued) saxophone Bobby Watson 1:12
Just for Today saxophone Bobby Watson 6:56
Just One of those Things alto saxophone Jamie Cullum, Ben Williams, Bobby Watson, Brian Blade & Till Brönner ?:??
Lafiya alto saxophone Bobby Watson 3:59
Like It Was Before soprano saxophone Bobby Watson 5:16
Lolito's Theme saxophone Bernie Senensky 4:11
Looking in Your Eyes saxophone Bobby Watson 7:30
MLK on Jazz (Love Transforms) saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Ms. B.C. (For Betty Carter) alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:23
Mudd's Mode alto saxophone John Hicks 5:22
My Shining Hour alto saxophone John Hicks 8:56
My Song saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Nanatsu-No-Ko saxophone Bobby Watson 7:18
No More Tears saxophone Bernie Senensky 5:17
Nubian Breakdown saxophone Bobby Watson 7:00
Old Time Ways alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:54
P.D. on Great Jones Street alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:17
Piece for My Peace alto saxophone John Hicks 4:46
Progress saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Quiet as It's Kept saxophone Bobby Watson 8:11
Revival (Ovedia) saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Round Trip alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Open Form Trio 7:08
Seekers of the Sun (Son) saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Silver Trane saxophone Bernie Senensky 6:05
Soul Eyes saxophone Bernie Senensky 8:57
Sweet Dreams saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Sweet Dreams alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Open Form Trio 7:40
T.P. Call Home (Afro Brazilian) alto saxophone Bobby Watson 2:21
The Inventor (For Dad) alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:13
The Long Way Home alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:14
The Shaw of Newark alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:47
The Sun alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:06
The Things You Do (Jazz Mambo) alto saxophone Bobby Watson 7:05
The Triad (Martin, Malcom, Ghandi) saxophone Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
There Is No Greater Love alto saxophone Bobby Watson & Open Form Trio 7:11
To See Her Face alto saxophone Bobby Watson 5:04
Tudo Bem (All Is Okay) alto saxophone Bobby Watson 6:28
Watch the Children Play saxophone Bobby Watson 4:11
What Is Happening Here? saxophone Bernie Senensky 7:29
What's Next alto saxophone Bobby Watson 1:18
Wheel Within a Wheel saxophone Bernie Senensky 7:57
Bop 'n' Blues saxophone Cornell Dupree
Hello, Friend: To Ennis With Love alto saxophone Bill Cosby
New York Stories; Vol.1 alto saxophone Danny Gatton
performer
Live at Birdland guest The Jimmy Bruno Trio
producer
(I'm) Always Missing You Bobby Watson 7:58
A Blues of Hope Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Always a Friend Bobby Watson 5:32
And Then Again Bobby Watson 8:07
Appointment in Milano Bobby Watson 9:57
At the Crossroads Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Back Home Again With You Bobby Watson 5:30
Ballando (Dancing) Bobby Watson 7:57
Beatitudes Ryan Kisor 9:20
Black Is Back Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Black Is Back (reprise) Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Catch Me If You Can (Jazz Mambo) Bobby Watson 5:55
Check Cashing Day (For Ms. Trudy) Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Come Sunday Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Concentric Circle Bobby Watson 8:25
Conservation Bobby Watson 6:11
Dark Days Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Darn That Dream Ryan Kisor 6:40
Dreams So Real Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:38
Elementary My Dear Watson John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 9:15
Far Away Ryan Kisor 5:50
For Children of All Ages Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:59
Forty Acres and a Mule Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Free Yourself Bobby Watson 5:29
Funcalypso Bobby Watson 7:13
Groovin' Ryan Kisor 7:01
Heckle and Jeckle Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:29
Homemade Blues Bobby Watson & Horizon 4:52
If Bird Could See Me Now Bobby Watson 3:30
Interlude (To Be Continued) Bobby Watson 1:12
Jewel Bobby Watson 7:08
Just for Today Bobby Watson 6:56
Karita Bobby Watson 6:07
Lafiya Bobby Watson 3:59
Like It Was Before Bobby Watson 5:16
Looking in Your Eyes Bobby Watson 7:30
MLK on Jazz (Love Transforms) Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Ms. B.C. (For Betty Carter) Bobby Watson 5:23
My Song Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Naima's Love Song John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 10:23
Nanatsu-No-Ko Bobby Watson 7:18
Nubian Breakdown Bobby Watson 7:00
Old Time Ways Bobby Watson 6:54
On the One Ryan Kisor 5:53
On The One John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 7:01
Orange Blossom Bobby Watson 10:37
P.D. on Great Jones Street Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:17
Pent-Up House John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 3:27
Progress Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Punjab Ryan Kisor 6:50
Quiet as It's Kept Bobby Watson 8:11
Remembering Tomorrow Ryan Kisor 4:59
Revival (Ovedia) Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Seekers of the Sun (Son) Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Someday Soon John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 9:13
Soul Eyes John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson 7:44
Sweet Dreams Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
T.P. Call Home (Afro Brazilian) Bobby Watson 2:21
The Distant Present Ryan Kisor 7:23
The Inventor (For Dad) Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:13
The Long Way Home Bobby Watson & Horizon 6:14
The Shaw of Newark Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:47
The Sun Bobby Watson & Horizon 5:06
The Things You Do (Jazz Mambo) Bobby Watson 7:05
The Triad (Martin, Malcom, Ghandi) Bobby Watson & The "I Have a Dream" Project ?:??
Thinking of You Ryan Kisor 7:29
To See Her Face Bobby Watson 5:04
To See Her Face Bobby Watson 5:30
Tudo Bem (All Is Okay) Bobby Watson 6:28
Valhalla Ryan Kisor 5:18
Watch the Children Play Bobby Watson 4:11
Watson's Blues Bobby Watson 6:21
What's Next Bobby Watson 1:18
You're Lucky to Me Bobby Watson 6:12
Beatitudes co Bobby Watson & Curtis Lundy
Love Remains Bobby Watson