Ernie Watts Quartet at The 222
Gerry Sanders uploaded this event on September 23, 2021
Sun, October 24, 2021
Save the date!
Legendary musician Ernie Watts is bringing his band members from LA and Seattle to THE 222 in Healdsburg for two exclusive performances Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24. This very special concert will celebrate his 76th birthday with his long-time bandmates coming to party with him. Band members include Ernie on– tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, Marc Seales on piano, Bruce Lett on acoustic bass, and Kendall Kay on drums & percussion.
"He is one of the greatest living tenor saxophonists, at the top of his game. - Ian Patterson, All About Jazz
Two-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players in music. It has been more than fifty years since he first picked up a saxophone, playing professionally since he was 16 years old. Watts has been featured on over 500 recordings, always exhibiting his unforgettable trademark sound. In a diverse career that has spanned more than 50 years, he has been recorded and played with artists ranging from Thelonious Monk to Cannonball Adderley to Frank Zappa to the Rolling Stones....