Steve Watson’s music career is studded with names like Bruce Hornsby, Dolly Parton, and noted music producer Michael Post. In the ’80s, Watson spent about 10 years in LA as a studio musician playing for hit TV shows like Magnum P.I., LA Law, The A-Team, and Hill Street Blues. In 1990, he opened a music business, and has since recorded his own music, earning a spot on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz chart. But the most gratifying part of his nearly 40-year career? In a piece by Donna Isbell Walker in The Greenville News, Watson says, “It’s very satisfying to know that I’ve helped a lot of people get into [the music business], and I feel confident they’re going to do well in what they do.” As a faculty member at Furman University and the Fine Arts Center, and through private lessons, Watson estimates he has impacted over 2,000 students.
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