Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Coleman Hawkins, Buddy Tate & Arnett Cobb


Very Saxy

  • Release Date: 01 Jul 1991
  • OJCCD-458-2

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis's quartet with organist Shirley Scott, bassist George Duvivier, and drummer Arthur Edgehill was one of the swinging wonders of the late 1950s. For Very Saxy, Davis added three fellow tenor saxophonists. But not just any three. They were Coleman Hawkins, who reinvented the tenor as a jazz instrument; Buddy Tate, star of the Basie band and later his own Celebrity Club orchestra; and Arnett Cobb, the uninhibited "Wild Man of the Tenor Sax" who e… MORE