Doug Watkins

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A hard-bop bassist, Mr Watkins was a member of prestigious 60s formations, including The Jazz Messengers, Charles Mingus' formations, not to mention numerous sideman contributions for Jackie McLean, Pepper Adams, Kenny Burrell, Donald Byrd or Sonny Rollins.
He unfortunately died young and left us very few sessions on his own.

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Douglas Watkins (March 2, 1934 – February 5, 1962) was an American hard bop jazz double bassist from Detroit.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 The Transition Sessions Donald Byrd & Doug Watkins 1
The Transition Sessions Donald Byrd & Doug Watkins 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Transition Sessions Donald Byrd feat. Doug Watkins 1

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