Bobby Watson highlights True Blue Jazz show

October 16, 2021

Jazz veteran Bobby Watson provided an intimate show Oct. 15 at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in Rehoboth Beach. 

Watson, a native of Kansas, has been an active musician since the 1970s, releasing 20 albums and contributing to many others. He has taught at various universities throughout the country, and has composed, writing a song for the soundtrack of the film “A Bronx Tale.”  

His latest work is “The Gates BBQ Suite,” a jazz orchestra concert featuring musicians from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

Watson balances his teaching responsibilities with engagements at major venues throughout the world including appearances at clubs and festivals, on campuses and at performing arts centers.

See the official 2021 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival program, produced by Cape Gazette, at

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