Edward F. Davis (March 2, 1922 – November 3, 1986), known professionally as Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Davis played with Cootie Williams, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk, Eddie Bonnemere, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie, as well as leading his own bands and making many recordings as a leader. He played in the swing, bop, hard bop, Latin jazz, and soul jazz genres. Some of his recordings from the 1940s also could be classified as rhythm and blues.
Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis. 1. I Only Have Eyes for You. Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis.
Tenor great Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis teams up with altoist Michel Attenoux (whose sound looks toward Tab Smith and Johnny Hodges) and his French sextet for a hard-swinging set of standards. With fine solos also contributed by trumpeter Patrick Artero and trombonist Claude Gousset, Davis romps on such numbers as Neal Hefti's "Splanky," "Flying Home" and "Shiny Stockings. Excellent modern swing, released for the first time on this 1992 CD. Track Listing.
Straight Ahead (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis album). Straight Ahead is an album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with the Tommy Flanagan Trio recorded in 1976 and released on the Pablo label.
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