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Ken Watters, left, and Harry Watters will perform with their quintet in Huntsville on Saturday and Sunday.
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Ken Watters, left, and Harry Watters will perform with their quintet in Huntsville on Saturday and Sunday.

FEATURED EVENTS
Watters Brothers Quintet
in concert

If jazz music gets your feet tapping, then head to Huntsville to hear the Watters Brothers Quintet perform on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

The University of Alabama at Huntsville Jazz Band will also be featured at the concerts in Roberts Recital Hall at UAH. Admission is $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. The proceeds from the concerts will benefit the Harry H. Watters Memorial Scholarship Fund for Excellence in Jazz.

The quintet features Atlanta pianist Kevin Bales, Atlanta bassist Neal Starkey, New York percussionist Jay Frederick and local musicians Harry Watters and Ken Watters.

The Watters brothers, originally from Huntsville, have found success as professional musicians. Trombonist Harry Watters serves with the Army Blues Jazz Ensemble and the United States Army Brass Quintet in Washington, D.C. He has also appeared on the Food Network's "Emeril Live" with the guest band.

Trumpeter Ken Watters has performed around the world, most recently with Caribbean band Tabou Combo in Paris at the Olympia Theatre. He also has been musically linked to Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Wyclef Jean, Harry Connick Jr. and Marc Anthony.

Call 824-6436 for more information.

The quintet will also present a Valentine's concert Feb. 9 at the Princess Theatre to benefit Carnegie Visual Arts Center.

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