007 trumpeter Derek Watkins dies

Trumpeter Derek Watkins, who played on every single James Bond soundtrack, died yesterday according to David Arnold on twitter.

Arnold went on to pay tribute to him both as a musician and a person, saying he “could hit notes others couldn’t get near” and calling him “a lovely man”.

Watkins featured on a video released on YouTube during the making of Skyfall, which you can see here.

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