Jaws in Orbit

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Jaws in Orbit
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Studio album by
RecordedMay 1, 1959
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
PRLP 7171
ProducerEsmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
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Shirley Scott chronology
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Jaws in Orbit is an album by saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
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



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