James Watson

Trumpeter. Born 4 September 1951. Died 6 February 2011
James Watson
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1951-09-04
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James Watson

James Watson Biography (Wikipedia)

Professor James Watson FRAM (4 September 1951 – 6 February 2011) held principal trumpet posts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House and London Sinfonietta. His international chamber music work included the Nash Ensemble and leading the world-famous Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. He was particularly active in film and television having recorded with Elton John, Paul McCartney and Peter Gabriel. Watson's conducting positions included Artistic Director of the Black Dyke Mills Band, 1992–2000.

James Watson was Artistic Director of the National Youth Brass Band of Wales for six years and was Vice-President of the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain.

He was very active as a teacher and had been Head of Brass at the Royal Academy of Music since 2001.

Watson's death was announced on 6 February 2011.

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Erik Satie
Gymnopedie No 1
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Gymnopedie No 1
Geoffrey Burgon
Nunc Dimittis
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The Planets - suite arr. Roberts for brass band, Jupiter, the bringer of jollity
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