Smokin' (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis album)

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Smokin'
Studio album by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with Shirley Scott
Released 1964
Recorded September 12 and December 5, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 35:04
Label Prestige
PRLP 7301
Producer Esmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Cookbook Volume 3
(1958)
Smokin'
(1958)
Blow Arnett, Blow
(1959)
Shirley Scott chronology
The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Cookbook Volume 3
(1958)
Smokin'
(1958)
Scottie Plays the Duke
(1959)

Smokin′ is an album by saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1958 for the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: "Together the group swings hard on basic originals, blues and an occasional ballad, showing why this type of accessible band was so popular during the era."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis except as indicated

  1. "Pots and Pans" - 6:13
  2. "It's a Blue World" (George Forrest, Robert Wright) - 6:04
  3. "Blue Lou" (Irving Mills, Edgar Sampson) - 5:13
  4. "Pennies from Heaven" (Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston) - 3:27
  5. "High-Fly" (Randy Weston) - 5:28
  6. "Smoke This" - 5:01
  7. "Jaws" - 3:38

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D. Shirley Scott discography, accessed July 9, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic review, accessed July 9, 2012.