Daryl Waters Biography

Gender: Male

Orchestrations: Memphis: A New Musical (Broadway), Jelly's Last Jam, Street Corner Symphony, Bring in 'Da Noise/Bring in 'Da Funk (Broadway), and Miracle Brothers (Off-Broadway) Dance music arrangements: The Color Purple (Broadway). Music supervision/arrangements: A Civil War Christmas, Turn of the Century (Regional). Music direction: The Seven, The Colored Museum (Off-Broadway/Regional). Original music: ...Noise/...Funk (Tony/Grammy nominations), Drowning Crow (Broadway), Blue Door, In Real Life (Off-Broadway), Magnolia, Crowns, and The Dreams of Sarah Breedlove (Regional). Longtime music director for Eartha Kitt.

Daryl Waters Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Orchestrations
Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Orchestrations
Daryl Waters, Memphis
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Daryl Waters, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk