Watson, a accomplished educator and clinician has performed and or recorded with artists such as Victor Wooten, Felix Pastorius, Kirk Franklin, Beverly Crawford, Prasanna, HIS Image, Steve Bailey and J.D. Blair just to name a few. He's also toured with Dr. Marvin Sapp, the Jeff Coffin Mu'Tet, Stacie Orrico, the Extreme Bass Trio and the Derico Watson Group which has appeared with James Brown, Spyro Gyra, Nelson Rangell and Earth, Wind and Fire.
Currently, Watson plays and tours with the Victor Wooten Band and resides in Nashville, TN where he plays and records regularly. He's also a clinician for Premier Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks and Aquarian Drum Heads. He plans on continuing to teach, perform, record and tour throughout the world promoting music education through his powerful drum/percussion ministry!