Jaws in Orbit

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Jaws in Orbit
Jaws in Orbit.jpg
Studio album by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with Shirley Scott
Released 1959
Recorded May 1, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 35:04
Label Prestige
PRLP 7171
Producer Esmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
Very Saxy
(1959)Very Saxy1959
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Hear My Blues
(1959)Hear My Blues1959
Shirley Scott chronology
Scottie Plays the Duke
(1959) Scottie Plays the Duke1959
Jaws in Orbit
(1959) Jaws in Orbit1959
Soul Searching
(1959) Soul Searching1959

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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 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