KC Jazz Musician Bobby Watson’s Desk Keeps Him Close to His Music

The Kansas City Star's "What’s on my desk" feature highlighted UMKC Conservatory faculty member Bobby Watson

For people who have a hard time thinking outside the box, a desk is likely a piece of furniture.

That definition might not work for Kansas City jazz musician and educator Bobby Watson.

Watson is the first William D. and Mary Grant/Missouri endowed professor of jazz studies and director of jazz studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. After 20 years of being in that role, he plans to retire from academia at the end of the 2019-20 school year. Read more

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Published: Mar 25, 2019

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