Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin

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    The Complete Sessions (Bonus Track Version)

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    Blues up and Down (feat. Lloyd Mayers) [Bonus Track]Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin
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    Camp Meeting (feat. Lloyd Mayers) [Bonus Track]Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin
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    I Mean You (Aka Stickball) [feat. Junior Mance]Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin
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    Nice and Easy (feat. Lloyd Mayers) [Bonus Track]Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin
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    Oh, Gee (feat. Lloyd Mayers) [Bonus Track]Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin

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        Possessor of a cutting and immediately identifiable tough tenor tone, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis could hold his own in a saxophone battle with anyone. Early on, he picked up experience playing with the bands of Cootie Williams (1942-1944), Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk (1945-1946), and Louis Armstrong. He began heading his own groups from 1946 and Davis' earliest recordings as a leader tended to be explosive R&B affairs with plenty of screaming from his horn; he matched wits successfull... Read more

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