The Midnight Show (album)

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The Midnight Show
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Live album by The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin Quintet
Released 1964
Recorded January 6, 1961
Minton's Playhouse, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7330
Producer Esmond Edwards
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
The Late Show
(1961)
The Midnight Show
(1961)
Lookin' at Monk!
(1961)
Johnny Griffin chronology
The Late Show
(1961)
The Midnight Show
(1961)
Lookin' at Monk!
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

The Midnight 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 1964.[3] The album was the third release from the recordings at Minton's after The Tenor Scene and The First Set.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Walked Bud" (Thelonious Monk) - 6:14
  2. "Land of Dreams" (Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood) - 7:52
  3. "Beano" (John Campbell) - 6:42
  4. "Robbins Nest" (Illinois Jacquet, Bob Russell, Sir Charles Thompson) - 10:12
  5. "Our Delight" (Tadd Dameron) - 7:17
  6. "Theme" (Traditional) - 1:03

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnny Griffin - Live! The Midnight Show at AllMusic. Retrieved July 12, 2012.
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (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