Steve Watson is an experienced lecturer and jazz guitarist who has
performed all over the world. He was a member of the University of Miami
Concert Jazz Band that toured Switzerland, Cyprus, Syria, Jordon,
Egypt, and Tunisia and was a member of The Bruce Hornsby Band from
1978-84. After moving to Los Angeles, he became a studio guitarist for
television, movies and records. His credits include Hill Street Blues,
Magnum P.I., The A-Team, Murder She Wrote, L.A. Law, Simon and Simon,
Quantum Leap, Young Guns, Sixteen Candles, and Dragnet. He recorded
commercials for Coors, Budweiser, 7-11, Acura, Honda and Toyota.
Watson served as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern
California from 1981-90 and lecturer at the University of Miami in
1977-78. He is president of WatsonWood Music, Inc., director of jazz
studies at The Fine Arts Center, an art magnet high school in
Greenville, S.C., and a lecturer at Furman. His current band, Watson's
Riddle, released a CD on Palmetto Records (Sony) in 2011.