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Derek Watkins has an international reputation as one of the best all-round trumpet players. He has played for Johnny Dankworth, Maynard Ferguson, Benny Goodman, Ted Heath and Frank Sinatra and the James Last Orchestra. He is Hon RAM at the Royal Academy of Music London.
Derek regularly plays for TV shows and has also given concerts and made recordings with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Recent recordings include a solo album ‘Increased Demand’ and sound tracks for the Batman and ALL 21 James Bond movies.
To be sure – you have heard Derek – but here is a video featuring Derek on lead at a Bond session. (John Barclay and Andy Crowley complete the section)
The Watkins’ family have teamed up with tee shirt designers InkDogz.com who have designed a t-shirt in support of Derek’s fight against Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer he has been recently been diagnosed with. PLEASE support his worthy charity and purchase a Derek Watkins “Super C” (“Sarcoma Charity”) t-shirt for £14.50 which includes postage &amp; packing in the UK. For Europe and USA please add £3.00.
InkDogZ.com will donate £2 for EVERY shirt sold.
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