Derico Watson

Derico Watson, an accomplished educator and clinician has performed and recorded with artists such as legendary bassists Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and the group Bass Extremes; George Duke, Jeff Coffin, Prasanna, Tommy Sims, and Ken Reynolds just to name a few. He has also toured with Marvin Sapp, The Dynamites, Stacie Orrico, and SMV (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten). The Derico Watson Group has appeared with James Brown, Spyro Gyra, and Earth, Wind & Fire. Watson also has presented drum clinics and master classes at Berklee College of Music, Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), Montreal Drum Fest, and the Mexico City Drum Festival.

Currently, Watson records and tours with Victor Wooten, Bass Extremes and SMV. When he’s not on the road, he resides in Nashville where he teaches and records regularly.

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