The Tenor Scene

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The Tenor Scene
Live album by The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin Quintet
Released 1961
Recorded January 6, 1961
Minton's Playhouse, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7191
Producer Esmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
The First Set
(1961)
The Tenor Scene
(1961)
The Late Show
(1961)
Johnny Griffin chronology
The First Set
(1961)
The Tenor Scene
(1961)
The Late Show
(1961)

The Tenor Scene (also released as The Breakfast Show) is a live album by saxophonists Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin recorded at Minton's Playhouse in 1961 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars with the review by Scott Yanow stating, "The straight-ahead music contains plenty of sparks; this was a classic group."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Light and Lovely" (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, George Duvivier) - 11:33
  2. "Straight, No Chaser" (Thelonious Monk) - 10:03
  3. "Woody 'N You" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 7:20
  4. "Bingo Domingo" (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis) - 4:33
  5. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 9:29

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnny Griffin discography accessed July 11, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 11, 2012