CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Eddie Lockjaw Davis Cookbook – Vol 1 (red cover)

LP (Item 581456) Prestige, 1958 — Condition: Used
Out Of Stock

LP, Vinyl record album


4.70 5

A record that's virtually the blueprint for the sound of Hammond organ and tenor sax in soul jazz– the first of Eddie Lockjaw Davis' great run of cookbook albums for Prestige! The record features Lockjaw's gutsy tenor in a group alongside Jerome Richardson's lighter flute – both dancing wonderfully together over organ lines from a young Shirley Scott – playing here with a style that's a bit earthier and more bluesy than some of her later work. Rhythm is by George Duviver on bass and Arthur Edgehill on drums – and tracks include the classic 12 minute jammer "In The Kitchen", plus shorter tracks "Three Deuces", "The Chef", and "Have Horn, Will Blow". (Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover a split top seam, a few pieces of old tape, some marker and pen on both sides, and heavy aging on the back. Vinyl has numerous marks that click and cause noise on all tracks.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Prestige, 1958. Good
Volume 2 of Lockjaw's classic early Cookbook sessions – cut for Prestige in a key transitional moment, when Lock was trying to break past the R&B roots of earlier years, and emerge as a more sophisticated jazz soloist, capable of carrying an idea way past the short format of singles and ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Goin To The Meeting
Prestige, 1962. Very Good
A great one – and one of the rarest Prestige dates from Eddie Lockjaw Davis! The album features a unique group that includes Horace Parlan on piano – in place of the organ that had graced many of Davis' earlier Prestige records – with added groovy energy from Buddy Catlett on ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Prestige, 1951/1953. Very Good+
Early Sonny Rollins work for Prestige – recorded in the years 1951 and 1953, in a variety of settings! 4 tracks on the album features Rollins blowing with the MJQ, one more has him working with a Miles Davis group, and the last 8 feature a quartet with Kenny Drew, Percy Heath, and Art Blakey. ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Tate's Date
Prestige, 1961. Very Good+
A set that has Buddy Tate working with Pat Jenkins on trumpet, Ben Richardson on alto and baritone, and Eli Robinson on trombone – all with rhythm from Sadik Hakim on piano, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Osie Johnson on drums. The group's a bit fuller than the usual Swingville session, but ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Angel Eyes
Prestige, 1965. Very Good
A stone classic from Gene Ammons – and a record that introduced his talents to a whole new audience in the 60s! The album's a more laidback one than some of Jug's more hard-blown honkers – as you might guess from his hit rendition of the ballad in the title – and the ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Goodness!
Prestige, 1969. Very Good
A great little record – one of Houston's most successful for Prestige! The album follows strongly in that late 60s pre-funk mode that Prestige was cooking up – tight and groovy, with electric bass dropped into the mix, electrifying things a bit, but still really just grooving in a ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Burner
Prestige, 1963. Near Mint-
One of the first in a run of excellent mid 60s sides from tenor saxophonist Red Holloway – a very cooking player who's at the height of his powers on this hard-edged set! The date has Red in territory that's slightly more expanded than his dates with Jack McDuff – a quartet mode with ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ Gatefold
Unlike the mellower Breeze from the East LP (another Tjader "eastern" session), this one's got some very lively Latiny stuff – despite the orientalist theme of the LP. There's a monster version of Horace Silver's "Tokyo Blues", plus takes of Lalo Schifrin's "The ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



Top