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Bobby Watson and Horizon
Phone (612) 332-1010
Price $35
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Performing Arts Jazz

Bobby Watson and Horizon

Wednesday, Feb 26 7:00p

Horizon, under the leadership of saxophonist Bobby Watson, has stayed true to its sound. After completing his tenure as a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers (eventually becoming musical director), Watson co-founded Horizon with drummer Victor Lewis as an acoustic quintet modeled after the Jazz Messengers but with its own slightly more modern twist, and recorded three seminal albums from 1988-91 for Blue Note Records. Now celebrating their 30th Anniversary, hard bop masters Watson and Lewis have… Show more

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This young, fiery, and gifted alto saxophonist was first brought into the spotlight by Art Blakey, when Blakey introduced him as the newest member of the Jazz Messengers in 1977. Bobby Watson has followed through on his promise with a string of heartfelt contemporary jazz records, mostly done in a classic quartet or quintet format (the latter featuring Terell Stafford on trumpet), as well as with a pair of rewarding forays into big band composition....
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Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 332-1010
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