Trombonist Reggie Watkins joined Maynard Ferguson's Band in 1999 performing thousands of shows and educational workshops over six years as musical director, arranger, soloist. Reggie was selected as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition, and in 2004, released his solo CD "A-LIST". In 2006 Watkins received "Outstanding Alumnus" from Wheeling Park High. Reggie has toured and recorded extensively with Jason Mraz. He's worked alongside Dave Matthews, Jose Feliciano, Dianne Schuur, Gary Clark Jr., The King of Thailand, The Temptations, and many others.