Blues Of Hope – Robert Watson

An aptly named song, with a bright and positive sound despite its minor key center. Our lead sheet is based on the later version from the album "Check Cashing Day;" in addition we have condensed scores reflecting the arrangements on both recordings (quintet and sextet).

Robert Watson

born on August 23, 1953

Robert "Bobby" Watson, who was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, grew up to become a jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and education of formidable talent and acclaim. He got his degree from the University of Miami before becoming a member (and later the musical director) of legendary drummer Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. He remained an invaluable member for four years, from 1977 until 1981. Read more...

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