Conservatory Jazz Professor Bobby Watson Honored by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation


The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Bobby Watson was honored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation during the 43nd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). Mr. Watson, an internationally renowned saxophonist/composer/arranger/bandleader/educator, performed at the concert, Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Watson received the 2013 CBCF ALC Jazz Legacy Award for his contributions to jazz and world culture.

Read the Congressional Record here, which was presented by Rep. John Conyers, Jr., of Michigan.

Congratuations, Professor Watson!

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949