Monte Watters has been playing the piano since early childhood. He comes from a musical family, and performed often with his parents and siblings throughout the Northwest. Monte also co-wrote and arranged songs with his father that the family performed. Proficient in styles from pop to country, blues to swing, Monte brings his own distinctive arrangements to both standards and original material. His musical influences range from Floyd Cramer to Ray Charles to Jim Brickman. With his outgoing personality, Monte is a natural performer and delights in bringing joy to listeners of all ages. Here are just some of the accolades Monte has received from his audience: 'Monte is a great entertainer who plays the piano with much grace and finesse.' 'Monte is a superb pianist and has a great rapport with his audience.'