Welcome to a very special edition of the Neon Jazz interview series - On this edition, we had the honor of interviewing legendary Kansas City post box saxophonist Bobby Watson – During a candid conversation, Bobby spoke to Neon Jazz about a life well lived in the jazz world and all the tributaries that have led to his legendary status .. especially in
Kansas City .. He spoke about his time with the Jazz
Messengers and all the sage advice Art Blakey bestowed upon him, the many gigs
and musicians he has played with over the years, his newest album Cash Checking
Day in honor of Dr. King’s 50th Anniversary of his I have a Dream
Speech, along with his thoughts on the renaissance culture of jazz going down
in KC during 2014 .. He’s a musician and educator and he has a lot to say ..
Dig it, my friends ..
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