Photographic Portrait of James Watson 1952 - 2011

framed colour photograph of James Watson. He was the Musical Director of Black Dyke from 1992—2000. James Watson established a reputation as one of the leading young cornet talents in the country, becoming principal cornet of Desford Colliery Band aged 11 and going on to create history by winning both the Junior and Senior Champion Soloist of Great Britain titles in 1966—aged just 14.He went on to become one of the most sought after players in the professional ranks—performing with many of the world’s leading orchestras and musicians, as well as the Nash and the Philip Jones Brass Ensembles.

Photographic Print
Print, 195 mm x 245 mm. Frame, 240 mm x 325 mm
Part of Black Dyke Collection 2016
Condition of Item: 
On Display. Hung on wall of Band room.
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