Jazz Musician of the Day: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

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Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
All About Jazz is celebrating Eddie “Lockjaw" Davis' birthday today!

Eddie Lockjaw Davis was one musician who provided a link from the big band era through to the soul jazz phenomenon of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Davis developed one of the most unmistakable tenor sax sounds in post war jazz. With a full bodied yet reedy tone that was equally at home in rhythm & blues settings as more modern contexts, his playing always had a direct... Read more.

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