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Eddie Davis

Eddie Davis

Eddie Davis


Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (Edward Davis, March 2, 1922 - November 3, 1986), was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He played with Cootie Williams, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie, as well as leading his own bands and making many recordings as a leader. He played in the swing, bop, hard bop, Latin jazz, and soul jazz genres. Some of his recordings of the 1940s also could be classified as rhythm and blues. In the 1950s he was playing with Sonny Stitt Read more on Last.fm
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (Edward Davis, March 2, 1922 - November 3, 1986), was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He played with Cootie Williams, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie, as well as leading his own bands and making many recordings as a leader. He played in the swing, bop, hard bop, Latin jazz, and soul jazz genres. Some of his recordings of the 1940s also could be classified as rhythm and blues. In the 1950s he was playing with Sonny Stitt, while from 1960 to 1962 he and fellow tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin led a quintet. From the mid-60s, Davis and Griffin also performed together as part of the Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band, along with other, mainly European jazz musicians. His playing influenced Harry Gibson profoundly.

Famous for his habit of tossing the saxophone in the air and catching it on completion of a solo, he did this to show that he was a master of the instrument, not the other way round... Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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