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Bill Watrous

Bill Watrous
Aliases
The Bill Watrous Combo
The Bill Watrous Quartet
The Bill Watrous Quartet with Derek Smith, Linc Milliman and Ronnie Bedford
Bill Watrous Quintet
The New Bill Watrous Quartet
Real name
William Russell Watrous III
Born
June 8, 1939
Died
July 2, 2018
Country
United States
Comments
Self described bop-oriented trombonist.
Member of
Ten Wheel Drive

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Title Performer Release date Originally by
September 2014 Ella Fitzgerald - Orchestra conducted by Buddy Bregman
2004 Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
1968 Vic Damone
1979 Herb Jeffries with Buddy Baker and His Orchestra
1992 Leila Negra & der Wiener Kinderchor
1969 Warren Burton and Company
1993 Jackie Ward
1984 Esther Williams & Ricardo Montalbán
2006 Victor Young and His Orchestra
2009 Victor Young and His Orchestra
1979 June Knight
1981 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1979 Joe Henderson
October 1979 Joe Henderson
1973 Benny Carter and His Orchestra
2003 Thelonious Monk Trio
1980 Ambrose and His Orchestra
2004 Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Arthur Hall
1992 Fred Astaire with Ray Noble and His Orchestra
2004 Ray Noble and His Orchestra
1993 Peggy Lee
1986 Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas
2004 Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas
1969 Revelers
2006 (unknown)
1992 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Helen Ward
1984 Fred Astaire & Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra
2004 Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins and Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke
2009 Ginger Rogers & Allen Kearns
1993 Julie Andrews
September 2014 Michel Colombier
2006 Miles Davis
2006 Neal Hefti and His Orchestra
1981 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
September 2014 Jane Withers
1981 Dolores Gray
1984 John Raitt
1980 Judy Garland - Vocal with Orchestra under Direction of David Rose
1992 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with vocal refrain by Red McKenzie
1969 Bobbe Arnst
1976 Bob Hope
1984 George Robey and Violet Loraine
2006 Tamara
2009 Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Jean Bowes
1969 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
October 1979 Prince's Band, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1992 Victor Herbert
2003 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1983 Martha Tilton with Orchestra
September 2014 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
2009 Dinah Shore with Orchestra
1980 Dick Haymes with Victor Young and His Orchestra
1968 Fritz Kreisler - Piano Accompaniment Carl Lamson, Tommy Edwards
1976 Harry James and His Orchestra
1983 Mary Hay and Clifton Webb
1984 Betty Hutton with Joe Lilley and His Orchestra
1968 Roland Gerbeau
September 2014 Clifford Brown Ensemble, featuring Zoot Sims
1979 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
1973 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
1992 Sydney Chaplin and Judy Holliday
2009 Count Basie Kansas City Seven
1973 Count Basie Kansas City Seven
2006 Count Basie Kansas City Seven
1983 Gertrude Lawrence and Jack Buchanan
1968 John Battles
September 2014 Antonio Carlos Jobim
1968 (unknown performer)
2004 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1968 Orchestre de la Boule Blanche sous la direction de Charlery-Banguio - Refrain chanté par Mlle Léona
1984 Minto Cato
2006 Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
1997 Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
1983 Maurice Chevalier
1997 Gloria Grafton & Donald Novis
2006 Gertrude Lawrence
1969 Claude François
1980 Frank Sinatra
2006 Elizete Cardoso
2003 Stan Getz & João Gilberto
1968 Ruby and The Romantics
2009 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra
October 1979 The Horace Silver Trio
1969 Frank Sinatra
1983 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Ray Eberle and The Modernaires
1983 Benny Goodman Sextet
1980 Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler and Chorus
September 2014 Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker - Sydney Catlett - Al Haig - Curly Russell
1986 John Goss and the Cathedral Male Voice Quartet
1968 Mina
October 1979 Dennis King & Vivienne Segal
1976 Hoagy Carmichael & His Pals
1975 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra
1976 Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra
2006 Virginia Verrill
September 2014 Luiz Bonfá / Eumir Deodato
1980 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
2006 Jerry Goldsmith
The More I See You Bill Watrous Combo with Danny Stiles 1979 Unverified
1979 Harry James and His Orchestra
1986 Isham Jones and His Orchestra
2003 Isham Jones and His Orchestra
1993 Johnny Mandel
1993 Peggy Lee
1980 Tullio Carminati
1969 Sonny Curtis
2004 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
2003 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
1968 Nat King Cole
2003 New Mayfair Dance Orchestra
1992 Nat King Cole
1969 Nat King Cole
September 2014 Bill Evans
September 2014 The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
2004 Wes Montgomery with Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath, Albert Heath
1979 Gene Austin
1993 Michael Feinstein
1979 Barbra Streisand
1968 Ted Fiorito & His Orchestra
August 24, 2004 Mary Stallings

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
A Beautiful Friendship Bill Watrous / Pete Christlieb / Carl Saunders / The Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra September 2014 Summit Records [US1]
A Time for Love - Bill Watrous Plays the Music of Johnny Mandel Bill Watrous 1993 GNP Crescendo
Bare Bones Bill Watrous / Rob Stoneback ‎ 2009 Stonequake
Bill Watrous & Carl Fontana Bill Watrous & Carl Fontana 1984 Atlas Record [JP]
Bone-ified Bill Watrous 1992 GNP Crescendo
'Bone Straight Ahead Bill Watrous Combo with Danny Stiles 1973 Famous Door
Coronary Trombossa! Bill Watrous 1981 Famous Door
Funk 'n Fun Bill Watrous Quintet 1979 Yupiteru Records
I'll Play for You Bill Watrous 1980 Famous Door
In Love Again William Russell Watrous with The Richard Behrke Strings 1968 MTA
Kindred Spirits Watrous - Christlieb - The Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra 2006 Summit Records [US1]
L.A. Bound Nick Brignola Quintet featuring Bill Watrous October 1979 Sea Breeze Jazz
La Zorra The New Bill Watrous Quartet 1980 Famous Door
Live in Living Comfort The Bill Watrous Quartet 2003 Stonequake
Love Themes for the Underground, the Establishment & Other Sub Cultures Not Yet Known Bill Watrous with The Walter Raim Concept 1969 MTA
Mad to the Bone Rob Stoneback Big Band featuring Bill Watrous 2004 Stonequake
One More Time The Danny Stiles - Bill Watrous Five 1976 Famous Door
Roaring Back Into New York, New York The Bill Watrous Quartet with Derek Smith, Linc Milliman and Ronnie Bedford 1983 Famous Door
Someplace Else Bill Watrous With Patrick Williams and His Orchestra 1986 Soundwings
Space Available Bill Watrous 1997 Double-Time Records
Tiger of San Pedro Bill Watrous 1975 Columbia
Watrous in Hollywood The Bill Watrous Combo featuring Danny Stiles 1979 Famous Door

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
R.S.V.P. - Rare Songs, Very Personal Nancy Wilson August 24, 2004 MCG Jazz