Join us in Episode 12 for a conversation with Robert Lee Watt, who was a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic horn section for 37 years and an active studio musician. Bob was the first African-American hornist hired by a major symphony orchestra in the United States.
- Musicians supporting one another during COVID-19
- The invention of the Watt Lifter
- Moving from the East Coast to the West Coast and Southern California
- Studio playing in the early 1970s
- Sidelining stories
- His books: The Black Horn and French Horn Tips and Tricks https://www.robertleewatt.com/
- Films selected for the Pan African Film Festival, https://www.paff.org/
- The story behind the cover photo on his album, I Play French Horn, https://www.amazon.com/Play-French-Horn-Brubeck-Traditional/dp/B07BSMHFWZ
- Friendship with Miles Davis
- Working with Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles
- What if Mozart and Beethoven had heard the Blues?