- Sep 04, 1951
- Feb 06, 2011
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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. […]
As member of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, he played on the re-recording of the song “Wanderlust” for the “Give My Regards To Broad Street” film and soundtrack. It’s unclear if he also participated to the initial recording in 1981 for the “Tug Of War” album.
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