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Ernie Watts was born on October 23, 1945 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He is known for his work on Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), The Color Purple (1985) and Survivor (1987). See full bio »

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Known For

The Color Purple
The Color Purple Music Department
(1985)
Survivor
Survivor Music Department
(1987)
Into the Night
Into the Night Music Department
(1985)

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 1998 Woo (musician: saxophone)
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (musician: tenor sax)
 1997 12 Angry Men (TV Movie) (musician: saxophone)
 1996 Mad Dog Time (musician: DNA Jazz)
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie) (musician)
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities (musician - uncredited)
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (musician: saxophone)
 1988 Salaam Bombay! (musician: horns)
 1987 Survivor (musician: saxophone)
 1985 The Color Purple (musician: clarinet)
 1985 Into the Night (musician: tenor sax)
 1983 Doctor Detroit (musician: tenor sax)
 1978 Grease (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1974 Foxy Brown (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1973 Shaft (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- The Kidnapping (1973) ... (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1970 The Only Game in Town (musician: alto saxophone solo)
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Jazz saxophonist. Studied at the Berklee College of Music before joining the orchestra of Buddy Rich. Later worked as a studio musician in Los Angeles. In the 70's, diversified by playing with Rock-Jazz fusion bands (Lee Ritenour), instrumentalists like Sadao Watanabe and accompanying the Rolling Stones.

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