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Doug Watkins

Douglas Watkins (March 2, 1934 – February 5, 1962) was an American jazz double bassist. He was best known for being an accompanist to various hard bop artists in the Detroit area, including Donald Byrd and Jackie McLean.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 2nd, 1934 (Detroit), Died February 5th, 1962 (Holbrook)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104166 1/22/1958 Cool and easy Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104167 1/22/1958 Can't help lovin' dat man Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104168 1/22/1958 Tangerine Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104169 1/22/1958 In a sentimental mood Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104170 1/24/1958 The nearness of you Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104171 1/24/1958 The cuckoo in the clock Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104172 1/24/1958 Body and soul Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104173 1/24/1958 A handful of stars Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104174 1/24/1958 Clap yo hands Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104175 1/24/1958 Them there eyes Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104176 1/24/1958 Early Autumn Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 104177 1/24/1958 You took advantage of me Jean "Toots" Thielemans instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Watkins, Doug," accessed December 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350140.

Watkins, Doug. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350140.

"Watkins, Doug." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350140

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