The Late Show (album)

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The Late Show
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Live album by The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin Quintet
Released 1965
Recorded January 6, 1961
Minton's Playhouse, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7357
Producer Esmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
The Tenor Scene
(1961)The Tenor Scene1961
The Late Show
The Midnight Show
(1961)The Midnight Show1961
Johnny Griffin chronology
The Tenor Scene
(1961) The Tenor Scene1961
The Late Show
(1961) String Module Error: Match not found1961
The Midnight Show
(1961) The Midnight Show1961
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

The Late Show 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 in 1965.[3] The album was the fourth release from the recordings at Minton's after The Tenor Scene, The First Set and The Midnight Show.


The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dee Dee's Dance" (Denzil Best) - 6:12
  2. "Billie's Bounce" (Charlie Parker) - 8:43
  3. "Epistrophy" (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke) - 8:46
  4. "Light and Lovely" (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, George Duvivier) - 11:33



  1. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed July 12, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 89. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Johnny Griffin discography accessed July 12, 2012