Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis/ Johnny Griffin: The Tenor Scene (1961) Esquire


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Track Selection: Straight No Chaser Artists Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Johnny Griffin (ts) Junior Mance (p) Larry Gales (b) Ben Riley (d) recorded live at Minton’s Playhouse, Harlem, NYC, Breakfast set, January 6, 1961 The so-called “Tough Tenors” quintet, a two-year collaboration between … Continue reading

Johnny Griffin Foot Patting (1968)


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Track Selection 1: The Turks Bolero (Boland) Sahib Shihab! Selection 2: The Jampfs are Coming (Griffin) Artists: Benny Bailey (tp flg) Ake Persson (tb) Johnny Griffin,  (ts) Sahib Shihab (bars) Francy Boland (p) Jimmy Woode (b)  Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke … Continue reading