Ken Walter


Trumpet player, Ken Watters is an accomplished jazz musician. He recorded and released four jazz cds under the label Summit Records, all of which made the top 50 on the U.S. jazz charts between 1999 and 2003. Ken has also performed and recorded with the like of Frank Sinatra, Clarence Carter, Eartha Kitt, Fred Wesley, Natalie Cole, Kelis, TLC, Gregg Allman, and Ruben Studdard. Although his primary emphasis is jazz, he plays all type of music. Ken's musical career started at a very young age in Huntsville, Alabama. He started playing the trumpet at age 12 after playing the piano for several years. By the time he was 14, he couldn't imagine doing anything else but play music. His favorites musicians include Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, Sting, Wynton Marsalis, Ella Fitzgerald, The Beatles, Paul Simon, etc. Ken first joined Tabou Combo in 1989, stayed for five years, then rejoined the band in August of 2003.

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