Julius Watkins

Julius Watkins (October 10, 1921 – April 4, 1977) was an American jazz musician who played French horn. Described by AllMusic as "virtually the father of the jazz French horn", Watkins won the Down Beat critics poll in 1960 and 1961 for Miscellaneous Instrument.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 10, 1921 (Detroit), Died April 4, 1977 (New Jersey)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: French horn

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 107309 5/12/1959 Laura Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, French horn  
Decca 107310 5/12/1959 Three cornered hat Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, French horn  
Decca 107311 5/14/1959 Walk softly Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, French horn  
Decca 107312 5/14/1959 The way you look tonight Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, French horn  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Watkins, Julius," accessed February 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350145.

Watkins, Julius. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350145.

"Watkins, Julius." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350145

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