Julius Watkins Catalog

1954 (age 33)

Julius Watkins Sextet  (Blue Note (J) K18P-9273)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Frank Foster, tenor sax; George Butcher, piano #1,2,4; Perry Lopez, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 8, 1954
1. tk.3Linda Delia
2. tk.6Perpetuation
3. tk.7I Have Known
4. tk.8Leete
Julius Watkins, French horn; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1-3,5; Duke Jordan, piano; Perry Lopez, guitar #2,4,5; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 20, 1955
1. tk.4B And B
2. tk.6Garden Delights
3. tk.11Jordu (as Jor-Du)
4. tk.13Julie Ann
5. tk.15Sparkling Burgundy
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 5053 + BLP 5064.

1956

Les Jazz Modes  (Dawn DLP 1108)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Janet Putnam, harp #2,4; Gildo Mahones, piano; Paul Chambers, bass #1-4,7,9; Oscar Pettiford, bass #5,6,8; Ron Jefferson, drums; Eileen Gilbert, soprano vocals #2,6,8.
NYC, June 12, 1956
1.Town And Country
2.When The Blues Come On
3.Blue Modes
4.You Are Too Beautiful
5.So Far
6.Idle Evening
7.Garden Delights
8.Strange Tale
9.Two Songs
** also issued on Seeco CELP 466, CELP 4660 entitled "The Jazz Modes - Smart Jazz For The Smart Set".

Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival  (Jazztone (Eu) J-1245)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums.
NYC, June 12, 1956
Stallion
Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums.
NYC, December 4, 1956
I've Got You Under My Skin
** also issued on Jazztone (F) J-1245 entitled "Festival Du Jazz Moderne".

Rouse-Watkins Jazz Modes, Gene Quill-Dick Sherman Quintet - Jazzville, Vol. 1  (Dawn DLP 1101)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Paul West, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.
NYC, June, 1956
Dancing On The Ceiling
Legend
Temptation
Episode
Dancing In The Dark
Goodbye

Les Modes - Mood In Scarlet  (Dawn DLP 1117)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums; Chino Pozo, bongos #5,6; Eileen Gilbert, soprano vocals #7,8.
NYC, December 4, 1956
1.Baubles, Bangles And Beads
2.Autumn Leaves
3.The Golden Chariot
4.Let's Try
5.Bohemia
6.Catch Her
7.Hoo Tai
8.Mood In Scarlet
9.Linda Delia

Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival  (Harmony HL 7196)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums.
NYC, December 4, 1956
We Can Talk It Over

1957

The Jazz Modes  (Atlantic LP 1306)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums; Chino Pozo, congas, bongos; Eileen Gilbert, voice.
NYC, October 28, 1957
2787Glad That I Found You
2788Blue Flame
2789Princess
2790Knittin'
Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Jimmy Wormworth, drums.
NYC, November 20, 1958
The Oblong
1-2-3-4-0 In Syncopation
Mood In Motion
This 'N That
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1306.

The Jazz Modes - The Most Happy Fella  (Atlantic LP 1280)

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums; Chino Pozo, congas, bongos.
NYC, November 7, 1957
2810Like A Woman
2811Joey, Joey, Joey
2812Warm All Over
2813Somebody Somewhere
Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums; Chino Pozo, congas, bongos; Eileen Gilbert, voice #2.
NYC, November 11, 1957
1. 2826Standing On The Corner
2. 2827My Heart Is So Full Of You
3. 2828The Most Happy Fella
4. 2829Don't Cry
5. 2830Happy To Make Your Acquaintance

1962 (age 41)

Julius Watkins - French Horns For My Lady  (Philips (US) PHM 200-001)

Roger "King" Mozian, trumpet; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Bob Northern, Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, tuba; unknown, flute, woodwinds; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; George Duvivier, bass; unknown, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; Billy Byers, arranger, conductor; Quincy Jones, producer.
NYC, January, 1962
21147Home (When Shadows Fall)
21148I'm A Fool To Want You
Roger "King" Mozian, trumpet; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Bob Northern, Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, tuba; unknown, flute, woodwinds; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; George Duvivier, bass; unknown, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; Martha Zena Flowers, vocals #2,3; Billy Byers, arranger, conductor; Quincy Jones, producer.
1. 21159September Song
2. 21160Nuages (The Bluest Kind Of Blues My Baby Has)
3. 21161Clair De Lune
4. 21162Catana, The Young Pleasant Girl
Roger "King" Mozian, trumpet; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Bob Northern, Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, tuba; unknown, flute, woodwinds; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; George Duvivier, bass; unknown, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; Billy Byers, arranger, conductor; Quincy Jones, producer.
21167Speak Low
21168Temptation
21169The Boy Next Door
21170Mood Indigo
** also issued on Philips (US) PHS 600-001.