CJ was singer/lead guitarist for the first Rock band to tour China. He won the Kerrville ‘New Folk’ Songwriting Award (along with Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle, and Townes Van Zandt.), co-wrote and produced the critically acclaimed Jazz album ‘Lovedrunk’ (debuted at #7 on the iTunes chart). His song ‘Love Has Wheels’ was one of the Top 30 Bluegrass Songs of 2014. CJ’s has songs in several movies, on the Emmy winning series ‘Venice’, the Rockband videogame and National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” . ‘Voodoo’, a blues tune written and performed by Watson, was a ‘long list’ Oscar nominee for ‘Best Original Song‘.