Ernie Watts
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Ernest James Watts is an American jazz and rhythm and blues saxophonist who plays soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone. He has worked with Charlie Haden's Quartet West and toured with the Rolling Stones. On Frank Zappa's album The Grand Wazoo he played the "Mystery Horn", a straight-necked C melody saxophone. He played the notable saxophone riff on "The One You Love" by Glenn Frey.

Ernie Watts
Ernie Watts in 2008
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Background information
Birth nameErnest James Watts
Born (1945-10-23) October 23, 1945 (age 76)
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
GenresJazz, rhythm and blues
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsSaxophone, flute, clarinet
Years active1960s–present
LabelsMotown, Tamla, Atlantic, Warner Bros., A&M, CBS, Qwest
Websiteerniewatts.com
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Ernie Watts

Ernie Watts's About

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Saxophonist who has won Grammys for his work with The Rolling Stones and Charlie Haden's Quartet West.

Ernie Watts Family life

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His son Ken was born in 1973.

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Ernie Watts Before Fame

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He began playing the saxophone at the age of thirteen and subsequently received a Down Beat Magazine scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music.

Ernie Watts Trivia

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He played tenor saxophone with The Tonight Show Band for over twenty years.

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He is known for playing the famous "Mystery Horn" solo on the Frank Zappa album The Grand Wazoo.

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Facts About Ernie Watts

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● Ernie Watts was born on October 23, 1945 (age 76) in Norfolk, Virginia, United States
● He is a celebrity saxophonist



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