The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Cookbook

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The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Cookbook
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Studio album by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with Shirley Scott and Jerome Richardson
Released 1958
Recorded June 20, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7141
Producer Esmond Edwards
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Cookbook is an album by saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with organist Shirley Scott and flautist Jerome Richardson recorded in 1958 for the Prestige label.[3] The album was later issued as Vol. 1 when two subsequent "Cookbook" volumes were released.


The Allmusic review awarded the album 3½ stars and stated "The music on this 1958 date holds few surprises; it's meat and potatoes all the way, but it's made using the choicest ingredients".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis except as indicated

  1. "Have Horn, Will Blow" - 5:11
  2. "The Chef" - 5:59
  3. "But Beautiful" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 7:40
  4. "In the Kitchen" (Johnny Hodges) - 12:53
  5. "Three Deuces" - 4:58
  6. "Avalon" (Buddy DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose) - 3:32 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review accessed July 6, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 57. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Payne, D. Shirley Scott discography accessed July 6, 2012