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Lu Watters

Lu Watters
Born: Dec 19, 1911 in Santa Cruz, CA
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Died: Nov 5, 1989 in Santa Rosa, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: He was a young jazz trumpeter in love with a style of music that reached its creative peak while he was still in diapers. Wynton Marsalis? No...Lu Watters, one of the leading New Orleans revivalists of the 1940s. Watters was a die-hard fan of King Oliver's Original Creole Jazz Band (which included a ...Read full biography
Together Again
Released: 1963
Label: Merrymakers
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Trumpeter Lu Watters came out of his 12-year retirement to help lead a successful protest against a proposed nuclear power plant being built near the San Andreas Fault. After getting his "chops" back in ...Read full review
Lu Watters and His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
Released: 1952
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More Lu Watters albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (32)