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Getting Jazzy with Bobby Watson

Bobby Watson and his band performed on the Helzberg Hall stage with members of the Kansas City Symphony. Watson's new album, "Check Cashing Day," is available on iTunes. Photo credit: Stephen Butler.
Bobby Watson and his band performed on the Helzberg Hall stage with members of the Kansas City Symphony. Watson's new album, "Check Cashing Day," is available on iTunes. Photo credit: Stephen Butler.

His new album is a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

Listen to the story on KCUR’s website.

Bobby Watson, celebrated jazz saxophonist and director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Jazz Studies program, has a new album available on iTunes. Watson’s “Check Cashing Day” features spoken word, vocals and swing, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech.”

Watson was interviewed on a recent segment of KCUR-FM’s Up to Date.

KCUR-FM is a service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


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