Afro-Jaws

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Afro-Jaws
Studio album by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Released 1961
Recorded May 4 & 12, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 39:00
Label Riverside
RLP 373
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
Misty
(1960)
Afro-Jaws
(1960)
Battle Stations
(1960)

Afro-Jaws is an album by saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album four stars with the review by Scott Yanow stating, "The Afro-Cuban setting is perfect for the tough-toned tenor, who romps through the infectious tunes".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gil Lopez except as indicated

  1. "Wild Rice" - 4:53
  2. "Guanco Lament" - 5:18
  3. "Tin Tin Deo" (Gil Fuller, Chano Pozo) - 5:10
  4. "Jazz-A-Samba" - 4:14
  5. "Alma Alegre" - 5:24
  6. "Star Eyes" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 6:20
  7. "Afro-Jaws" (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis) - 7:36

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed July 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Afro-Jaws review at AllMusic. Retrieved July 17, 2012.