Jaws in Orbit

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Jaws in Orbit
Jaws in Orbit.jpg
Studio album by
Released1959
RecordedMay 1, 1959
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
GenreJazz
Length35:04
LabelPrestige
PRLP 7171
ProducerEsmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
Very Saxy
(1959)
Jaws in Orbit
(1959)
Hear My Blues
(1959)
Shirley Scott chronology
Scottie Plays the Duke
(1959)
Jaws in Orbit
(1959)
Soul Searching
(1959)

Jaws in Orbit is an album by saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states, "The group that Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis led with organist Shirley Scott during the latter half of the 1950s was quite accessible and did a great deal to popularize the organ band in jazz".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis except as indicated

  1. "Intermission Riff" (Ray Wetzel) - 6:24
  2. "Can't Get Out of This Mood" (Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh) - 5:24
  3. "Foxy" - 5:52
  4. "Our Delight" (Tadd Dameron) - 6:21
  5. "Bahia" (Ary Barroso) - 7:29
  6. "Bingo Domingo" - 5:56

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