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Derek Watkins (II) (1945–2013)

Derek Watkins was born on March 2, 1945 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Derek Roy Watkins. He is known for his work on Definitely, Maybe (2008), Chicago (2002) and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). He was married to Wendy. He died on March 22, 2013 in Esher, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Definitely, Maybe
Definitely, Maybe Soundtrack
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 2010 Made in Dagenham (musician: solo trumpet)
 2009 Nine (musician: first trumpet)
 2005 The Great Raid (musician: trumpet)
 2005 Where the Truth Lies (musician: flugelhorn and trumpet)
 2004 De-Lovely (musician: trumpet)
 2003 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- A Talent for Life (2003) ... (composer: additional music - as Sheen, Watkins & Talbot)
 2002 Chicago (musician: trumpet)
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 2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (performer: "Hot Lips", "Japanese Sandman", "Say It With Music")
 2008 Definitely, Maybe (arranger: "All Hail to the Chief") / (performer: "All Hail to the Chief")
 2006 The Last Kiss (writer: "Beguine")
 2002 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murder Is Corny (2002) ... (writer: "Cue the Glitz" - uncredited)
 1996 KaBlam! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Why June Refuses to Turn Page? (1996) ... (music: "Palladium (a)" - uncredited)
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 2013 Shooting Bond (Video documentary)
Himself - Trumpet Player
 2006 James Bond's Greatest Hits (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Oasis... There and Then (Video)
Himself - Trumpet

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Alternate Names:

Watkins & Talbot Sheen

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He played with The Beatles, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Frank Sinatra, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He also played with the BBC Big Band, and worked with Johnny Dankworth, Maynard Ferguson, and Benny Goodman. See more »


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