Julius Wechter

Julius Wechter

Real Name:
Julius L. Wechter
Profile:
Julius Wechter was an American musician and composer who played the marimba, vibraphone and other various percussion instruments.
Born : May 10, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.
Died : February 01, 1999 in Los Angeles, California.
Husband to Cissy Wechter.

Wechter played vibes and percussion for the Martin Denny group in the 1950s. In the early 1960s, he moved on to movie soundtracks and television, as well as session work. He began his long and successful association with Herb Alpert and his Tijuana Brass when he played percussion on the Tijuana Brass's first hit, "The Lonely Bull", in 1962. He composed the #1 hit song "Spanish Flea" for Herb Alpert. Encouraged by Alpert, he formed the Baja Marimba Band in 1964.
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Julius Wechter Discography Tracks

Albums

Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Fowl Play (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records Germany 1967 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band - Do You Know The Way To San Jose? (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Those Were The Days (Album) A&M Records Australia 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Fresh Air (Album) A&M Records US 1969 Sell This Version
The Baja Marimba Band*, Julius Wechter The Baja Marimba Band*, Julius Wechter - As Time Goes By (Album) A&M Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band's Back (Album) Bell Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band - Naturally (Album) Diamond Records (7) Canada 1982 Sell This Version
LP-8076 Julius Wechter The Music Of Julius Wechter(LP, Mono, Promo) Not On Label LP-8076 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Flyin' High A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter & Baja Marimba Band, The* Julius Wechter & Baja Marimba Band, The* - Do You Know The Way To San Jose A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Sunday Mornin' (Single) A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band - Big Red (Single) A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band - Yes Sir, That's My Baby (Single) A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Fowl Play / Sounds Of Silence (Single) A&M Records US 1968 Sell This Version
TOP-1300 Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Sound Of Silence(7", Single) A&M Records TOP-1300 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
975 Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* - Do You Know The Way To San Jose / I Say A Little Prayer(7", Single) A&M Records 975 US 1968 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band - I Don't Want To Walk Without You (Single) A&M Records US 1969 Sell This Version
1126 Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* - Fresh Air(7", Promo) A&M Records 1126 US 1969 Sell This Version
Juluis Wechter* & The Baja Marimba Band / Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band Juluis Wechter* & The Baja Marimba Band / Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band - As Time Goes By (Single) A&M Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And Baja Marimba Band, The* Julius Wechter And Baja Marimba Band, The* - Anytime Of The Year (Single) Bell Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Theme From "Deep Throat" (Single) Bell Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* - Along Comes Mary (Single) A&M Records US Unknown Sell This Version
8514 Julius Wechter , And Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter , And Baja Marimba Band - Comin' In The Back Door / Moonglow/Picnic Theme(7", Single, RE) A&M Records 8514 US Unknown Sell This Version
1186 Julius Wechter, Baja Marimba Band Julius Wechter, Baja Marimba Band - Picasso Summer(7", Single) A&M Records 1186 US Unknown Sell This Version
8518 Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band* - The Portuguese Washerwoman / The Cry Of The Wild Goose(7") A&M Records 8518 US Unknown Sell This Version

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