Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis



Eddie

Rating
Active
1940 to 1990
Born
March 2, 1922 in New York
Died
November 3, 1986
Location
New York, New York, United States
A.K.A.
jazz saxophonist
Genres
Spoken Word
Biography
Edward Davis (March 2, 1922 - November 3, 1986), who performed and recorded as Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Biography: Davis played with Cootie Williams, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk, Eddie Bonnemere, 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 from the 1940s also could be classified as rhythm and blues. His 1946 band, Eddie Davis and His Beboppers, featured Fats Navarro, Al Haig, Huey Long,Gene Ramey and Denzil Best.

Top Songs by Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis


There's No Greater Love

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Broadway

Broadway

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis May 20, 2016

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The Vinyl Masters: Jaws

The Vinyl Masters: Jaws

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis December 11, 2015

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Pennies from Heaven

Pennies from Heaven

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis September 23, 2014

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Jazz After Midnight

Jazz After Midnight

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis September 19, 2014

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Jawbreakers

Jawbreakers

Harry "Sweets" Edison July 2, 2014

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The Complete Recordings: 1953-1959

The Complete Recordings: 1953-1959

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis May 12, 2014

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The Complete Recordings: 1959-1960

The Complete Recordings: 1959-1960

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis May 12, 2014

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The Complete Recordings: 1961-1962

The Complete Recordings: 1961-1962

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis May 12, 2014

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That Old Black Magic

That Old Black Magic

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis March 17, 2014

15 Tracks

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