Ernie Watts

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Birthday
23, 1945
Birthplace
Norfolk, VA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Norfolk, VA

About

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist best known for his work with The Rolling Stones and Charlie Haden's Quartet West.

Before Fame

He began playing saxophone at thirteen years old and later attended the Berklee College of Music on a Down Beat Magazine scholarship.

Trivia

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

Family Life

His son Ken was born in 1973.

Associated With

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