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Derico Watson

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Born in Muskegon, Mi., Derico Watson began playing drums and percussion at the age of six later becoming a regular drummer at his grandmother’s church. “I always liked to play to my grandmother’s records using Oats boxes, coffee cans, you name it. I was told then that I had a natural talent gift from God.”

Derico graduated from Muskegon Public Schools where he developed his skills with the Jazz, Marching and Concert Bands. Watson, an accomplished educator and clinician has performed and recorded with artists such as Victor Wooten, Felix Pastorius, Kirk Franklin, Beverly Crawford, Prasanna, HIS Image, Steve Bailey & J.D. Blair and toured with Dr. Marvin Sapp, the Jeff Coffin Mu’Tet, Stacie Orrico, the Extreme Bass Trio and the Derico Watson Group that has appeared with James Brown, Spyro Gyra, Nelson Rangell and Earth, Wind and Fire.

He’s playing and touring with the Victor Wooten Band.

Derico Watson’s News

Derico Watson Rips It Up With Victor Wooton

Major Tour Highlights Rising Star Across Europe On a tour of Europe with the Victor Wooton Band, Derico Watson has been demonstrating exactly why he&#

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On Wednesday night February 25th, Nickelback kicked off their current tour in Nashville, Tn. at the Sommett Center! The supergroup was powered by groo

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New Dvd From Derico Watson

On his brand new DVD, Derico Watson (Victor Wooten Band) shares his thoughts and experience on thriving in today’s music industry. Topics includ

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