Griff & Lock

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Griff & Lock
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Studio album by The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin Quintet
Released 1960
Recorded November 4 & 10, 1960
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Jazzland
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
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(1960)Tough Tenors1960
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(1961)The First Set1961
Johnny Griffin chronology
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Griff & Lock
(1960) String Module Error: Match not found1960
The First Set
(1961) The First Set1961

Griff & Lock is an album by saxophonists Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin recorded in 1960 and released on the Jazzland label.[1]


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, "Easily recommended to straightahead jazz fans."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Last Train from Overbrook" (James Moody) - 6:50
  2. "Hey Lock!" (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis) - 7:54
  3. "Midnight at Minton's" (Babs Gonzales) - 5:23
  4. "Second Balcony Jump" (Billy Eckstine, Jerry Valentine) - 4:19
  5. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 6:33
  6. "Good Bait" (Tadd Dameron) - 7:39



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