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Studio album by Doug Watkins
Released 1960
Recorded May 17, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:31
Label New Jazz
NJLP 8238
Producer Esmond Edwards
Doug Watkins chronology
Doug Watkins at Large
(1956)Doug Watkins at Large1956

Soulnik is the second of two albums led by American jazz bassist Doug Watkins featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and released on the New Jazz label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "The use of oboe and cello on some numbers makes the date stand out a bit from the usual hard bop sessions of the period and straight-ahead jazz fans will want to get this".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Yusef Lateef except as indicated

  1. "One Guy" - 6:17
  2. "Confessin' (That I Love You)" (Doc Daugherty, Al J. Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds) - 6:47
  3. "Soulnik" - 5:44
  4. "Andre's Bag" (Doug Watkins) - 6:58
  5. "I Remember You" (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) - 5:35
  6. "Imagination" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 6:10



  1. ^ New Jazz Records discography accessed May 30, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 30, 2013