Charlie Watts and Tim Ries with Marian McPartland

Jul 10, 2018

Drummer Charlie Watts has been a member of the Rolling Stones for more than five decades. A rock-and-roll icon, Watts started out in the early 60s playing jazz clubs in England. Tim Ries is an accomplished composer, arranger and educator, and he performs on the saxophone both as a sideman and as a soloist. In 2005 he released The Rolling Stones Project, which includes Ries’ interpretations of classic Rolling Stones songs. In Piano Jazz session from 2006, Watt and Ries team up with McPartland to play their own jazz rendition of “Honky Honk Woman.”

Rolling Stones site: http://www.rollingstones.com/

Artist site for Tim Ries: http://www.timries.com/

Full episode: https://www.npr.org/2007/08/31/15127429/charlie-watts-and-tim-ries-on-piano-jazz