Bobby Watson to headline GMF London Jazz Workshop & Festival March 2013
Alto saxophonist, arranger and educator Bobby Watson will make his Kings Place debut in Hall One this March, as part of the Global Music Foundation London Jazz Workshop and Festival, sharing the stage with Montreal-based trumpeter Kevin Dean and a trio led by pianist Bruce Barth. All three GMF artists will be teaching and performing in concerts at Kings Place during the Festival weekend.
Read Sebastian Scotney's interview with Bobby Watson about his journey from the home of swing in Kansas City to New York, his time with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, and his return to Kansas City as Director of Jazz Studies at University of Missouri-Kansas City here. Learn more about the GMF London Jazz Workshop and Festival and apply here.