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Bill Watrous

Bill Watrous
Born: Jun 8, 1939 in Middletown, CT
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: One of the finest bop-oriented trombonists of the past 30 years, Bill Watrous has had a low profile since moving to Los Angeles in the 1980s despite remaining quite active. Possessor of a beautiful tone and remarkable technique, Watrous has been constantly overlooked in jazz popularity polls of the past ...Read full biography
Released: 1992
Label: GNP Crescendo Records
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Considering his obvious talents, it is surprising that trombonist Bill Watrous has recorded relatively little through the years. This CD is one of his better efforts, a quartet outing with pianist Shelly ...Read full review
The Tiger of San Pedro
Released: 1975
Label: Wounded Bird
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Trombonist Bill Watrous' second and final big-band album for Columbia is the equal of his first. With such soloists as Watrous, trumpeter Danny Stiles, and either Tom Garvin or Derek Smith on keyboards, ...Read full review
More Bill Watrous albums: Main Albums (16), Compilations (1), DVD/Video (1)
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