The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis And Johnny Griffin Quintet

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The Tenor Scene

  • Release Date: 24 Jul 1997
  • OJCCD-940-2

During the two-year existence of their "Tough Tenors" quintet, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (a Prestige artist) and Johnny Griffin (under contract to Riverside/Jazzland) satisfied their contractual obligations by recording five albums for each company. This was the pair's first for Prestige, and the first of a four-album series taped over the course of an extremely productive evening at the legendary Minton's Playhouse in Harlem. The album, also known as The Breakfast Show in an … MORE