Al Waters


This saxophonist/flutist from Jacksonville has performed in many Dixieland, big band, blues and rock groups. Artists he has opened for or accompanied include Milt Jackson, Frank Foster, Jaki Byard, Benny Carter, Ellis Marsalis, The Temptations, Rita Moreno, Florence Henderson and Barry Manilow.

From 1990 to 2000, he was a member of the Ray Charles Band and Show and toured with Ray on five continents. Al now performs with many of Jacksonville’s finest artists and groups and has been a member of the Les DeMerle Band and Orchestra since 2001.

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