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Watts, Jeff “Tain” (<i>born</i> 1960), drummer

Gary W. Kennedy

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Pittsburgh, 20 Jan 1960). American drummer. He began lessons on snare drum around the age of nine, acquired his first drum set when he was about 14, and played timpani in the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. Having studied classical music at Duquesne University he transferred to the Berklee College of Music, where he initially studied vibraphone rather than drums and was a classmate of Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Branford Marsalis, Kevin

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