Doug Watkins

Watkins At Large (Tone Poet Series): Vinyl LP


Release date: 7 June, 2024

Recorded in 1956 for Tom Wilson’s Transition label, Watkins At Large was the first of two albums bassist Doug Watkins made as a leader. With a first-rate band featuring Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Kenny Burrell, Duke Jordan, and Art Taylor, Watkins swings through a stellar set of blues, ballads and more. This mono Tone Poet Vinyl Edition was produced by Joe Harley, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe tip-on jacket with an 8.5” x 5.5” booklet.

Side A
1. Return To Paradise
2. Phinupi

Side B
1. Phil T. McNasty's Blues
2. More Of The Same
3. Panonica

Vinyl LP