The Bosses is a 1973 album by American blues shouter “Big Joe” Turner accompanied by a small group led by Count Basie, recorded in 1973 and released on the Pablo label. Count Basie and an [More]
It’s been said that Big Sid Catlett was the complete drummer, able to play with boppers and moldy figs alike and any kind of musician that fell in between those two opposite poles. Certainly his [More]
Misty is an album by saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1960 and released on the Moodsville label in 1963. Track listing: A1 Misty 0:00 A2 Uh Oh 3:46 A3 Give [More]
Bacalao is an album by American saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, stating: “Organ combo soul-jazz was still [More]
  On Sept. 18, 1965, Count Basie was in the U.K. touring when the band appeared on the BBC’s Show of the Week. Basie’s New Testament band was in peak ’60s form, and the show [More]
Lookin’ at Monk! is an album by saxophonists Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Johnny Griffin featuring compositions associated with Thelonious Monk recorded in 1961 and released on the Jazzland label. Track listing: “In Walked Bud” (Thelonious [More]
Night Hawk is an album by saxophonists Coleman Hawkins with Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis recorded at the end of 1960. Track listing: 1. Night Hawk [0:00] 2. In A Mellotone [10:24] 3. Pedalin’ [17:07] 4. There [More]
Callin’ the Blues is an album by guitarist Tiny Grimes with trombonist J. C. Higginbotham recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[2] The album was subsequently rereleased on Prestige’s Swingville subsidiary label. AllMusic [More]
Blow Arnett, Blow (also rereleased as Go Power!!!) is an album by saxophonists Arnett Cobb and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Arnett Cobb’s debut for [More]
After Hours with Miss “D” is a 1954 studio album by Dinah Washington. The 2004 CD reissue included an extended take of “Blue Skies”. AllMusic Review by John Bush: Any self-respecting jazz musician would leap [More]