The First Set

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The First Set
The First Set.jpg
Live album by The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin Quintet
Released 1961
Recorded January 6, 1961
Minton's Playhouse, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7309
Producer Esmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
Griff & Lock
(1960)Griff & Lock1960
The First Set
The Tenor Scene
(1961)The Tenor Scene1961
Johnny Griffin chronology
Griff & Lock
(1960) Griff & Lock1960
The First Set
(1961) The First Set1961
The Tenor Scene
(1961) The Tenor Scene1961

The First Set is a live album by saxophonists Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin recorded at Minton's Playhouse in 1961 and released on the Prestige label.[1] The album was the second release from the recordings at Minton's after The Tenor Scene.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Billie's Bounce" (Charlie Parker) - 8:43
  2. "Epistrophy" (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke) - 7:17
  3. "Well, You Needn't" (Monk) - 8:58
  4. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 8:05



  1. ^ Johnny Griffin discography accessed July 12, 2012