Julius Watkins Discography

1954 (age 33)

Julius Watkins Sextet

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 DeliaBlue Note 45-1658, BLP 5053
2. tk.6PerpetuationBlue Note BLP 5053
3. tk.7I Have KnownBlue Note 45-1658, BLP 5053
4. tk.8LeeteBlue Note BLP 5053
* Blue Note BLP 5053   Julius Watkins - New Faces-New Sounds
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9273   Julius Watkins Sextet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95749 2 2   Julius Watkins Sextet, Volumes 1 & 2
* Blue Note 45-1658   Julius Watkins - Linda Delia / I Have Known

1955

Julius Watkins Sextet

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 BBlue Note BLP 5064
2. tk.6Garden Delights-
3. tk.11Jordu (as Jor-Du)-
4. tk.13Julie Ann-
5. tk.15Sparkling Burgundy-
* Blue Note BLP 5064   Julius Watkins Sextet, Vol. 2
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9273   Julius Watkins Sextet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95749 2 2   Julius Watkins Sextet, Volumes 1 & 2

1956

Les Jazz Modes / The Rouse-Watkins Combo

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Janet Putnam, harp #2,4; Gildo Mahones, piano; Paul Chambers, bass #1-4,7,9,10; Oscar Pettiford, bass #5,6,8; Ron Jefferson, drums; Eileen Gilbert, soprano vocals #2,6,8.
NYC, June 12, 1956
1.Town And CountryDawn DLP 1108
2.When The Blues Come OnDawn DLP 1108, DLP 1123
3.Blue ModesDawn DLP 1108
4.You Are Too Beautiful-
5.So Far-
6.Idle Evening-
7.Garden Delights-
8.Strange Tale-
9.Two Songs-
10.StallionJazztone (Eu) J-1245
* Dawn DLP 1108   Les Jazz Modes
= Seeco CELP 466, CELP 4660   The Jazz Modes - Smart Jazz For The Smart Set
* Dawn DLP 1123   Various Artists - Critics' Choice
* Jazztone (Eu) J-1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J-1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne

Rouse-Watkins Jazz Modes

Julius Watkins, French horn; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Paul West, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.
NYC, June, 1956
Dancing On The CeilingDawn DLP 1101
Legend-
Temptation-
Episode-
Dancing In The Dark-
Goodbye-
* Dawn DLP 1101   Rouse-Watkins Jazz Modes, Gene Quill-Dick Sherman Quintet - Jazzville, Vol. 1

Les Modes / The Rouse-Watkins Combo / The Jazz Modes

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 BeadsDawn DLP 1117
2.Autumn Leaves-
3.The Golden Chariot-
4.Let's Try-
5.Bohemia-
6.Catch HerDawn DLP 1117, DLP 1124
7.Hoo TaiDawn DLP 1117
8.Mood In Scarlet-
9.Linda Delia-
10.I've Got You Under My SkinJazztone (Eu) J-1245
11.We Can Talk It OverHarmony HL 7196
* Dawn DLP 1117   Les Modes - Mood In Scarlet
* Dawn DLP 1124   Various Artists - Jazz For Hi-Fi Lovers
* Jazztone (Eu) J-1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J-1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Harmony HL 7196   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival

1957

The Jazz Modes

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 YouAtlantic LP 1306
2788Blue Flame-
2789Princess-
2790Knittin'-
* Atlantic LP 1306, SD 1306   The Jazz Modes

The Jazz Modes

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 WomanAtlantic LP 1280
2811Joey, Joey, Joey-
2812Warm All Over-
2813Somebody Somewhere-
* Atlantic LP 1280   The Jazz Modes - The Most Happy Fella

The Jazz Modes

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 CornerAtlantic LP 1280
2. 2827My Heart Is So Full Of You-
3. 2828The Most Happy Fella-
4. 2829Don't Cry-
5. 2830Happy To Make Your Acquaintance-
* Atlantic LP 1280   The Jazz Modes - The Most Happy Fella

1958

The Jazz Modes

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 OblongAtlantic LP 1306
1-2-3-4-0 In Syncopation-
Mood In Motion-
This 'N That-
* Atlantic LP 1306, SD 1306   The Jazz Modes

1962 (age 41)

Julius Watkins With Billy Byers' Orchestra

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)Philips (US) PHM 200-001
21148I'm A Fool To Want You-
21149The Boy Next DoorMercury unissued
21150Mood Indigo-
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 SongPhilips (US) PHM 200-001
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 DoorPhilips (US) PHM 200-001, (US) PHM 1
21170Mood IndigoPhilips (US) PHM 200-001
* Philips (US) PHM 200-001, (US) PHS 600-001   Julius Watkins - French Horns For My Lady
* Philips (US) PHM 1   Julius Watkins With Billy Byers' Orchestra (no details)