Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall 1975 180g 2LP
Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall 1975 180g 2LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Jazzline/PO
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall 1975 180g 2LP

Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet

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SKU:
JZLLP78046
UPC:
5055551780463
180g Vinyl Double LP!

Jazz icons Johnny Griffin and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis are joined here by Tete Montoliu, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen and Art Taylor.

"... One of the most fascinating chapters in jazz history has been written by the 'Americans in Europe' -- masters of jazz from the homeland of this genre of music, who for different reasons did not feel at ease in their fatherland, the USA; most of the time there were just not enough jobs and even less appreciation for their work. The latent racism also played a role and some wanted to protest against the hubris of their home country, which wanted to police the world and again and again stumbled into armed conflicts. Furthermore, already in the 50s some big bands disintegrated while being on tour in the 'Old World' -- and Paris, London, Stockholm or Copenhagen -- in some rarer cases also Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt -- became a new home for high-profile jazz stars. The first recording under his own name was released in 1956 and four years later he was together with 'Lockjaw'-Davis in a rather successful and popular band. In this respect the concert in Hamburg fifteen years later was also a sort of revival. When Davis starts off the second part of the NDR-recording with the master-standard 'I Can't Started', followed by 'Stompin' At The Savoy' with Griffin and Davis alternating, then it becomes clear what these two musicians appreciated in each other: the partnership in the creative rivalry and cooperation of their voices. Pleasantly and with a lot of air Davis filled the room with sound, crisp and robust was Griffin's reaction. Together they were almost unbeatable. Furthermore, the Pö-concert was a typical Griffin-evening. 'Little Giant' (as the community called him) was never really interested in a clear structure -- the pure energy of exuberant storytelling was his element. With one small motive (e.g. 'Funky Fluke' towards the finale) he could easily fill one side of an LP; he always had something more to tell. This was in a way the motto of these seemingly never-ending story: always give more, always find more." - Michael Laages

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Gatefold jacket
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
Johnny Griffin, saxophone
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, saxophone
Tete Montoliu, piano
Niels-Henning Ørsted-Pedersen, bass
Art Taylor, drums

Selections:
Side A:

1. C Jam Blues
2. On Green Dolphin Street
Side B:
3. Sophisticated Lady
4. In Walked Bud
Side C:
5. I Can't Get Started
6. Stomping At The Savoy
Side D:
7. Funky Flute

Recorded August 8, 1975 at Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg, Germany; Recorded by NDR Hamburg.
Description
180g Vinyl Double LP!

Jazz icons Johnny Griffin and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis are joined here by Tete Montoliu, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen and Art Taylor.

"... One of the most fascinating chapters in jazz history has been written by the 'Americans in Europe' -- masters of jazz from the homeland of this genre of music, who for different reasons did not feel at ease in their fatherland, the USA; most of the time there were just not enough jobs and even less appreciation for their work. The latent racism also played a role and some wanted to protest against the hubris of their home country, which wanted to police the world and again and again stumbled into armed conflicts. Furthermore, already in the 50s some big bands disintegrated while being on tour in the 'Old World' -- and Paris, London, Stockholm or Copenhagen -- in some rarer cases also Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt -- became a new home for high-profile jazz stars. The first recording under his own name was released in 1956 and four years later he was together with 'Lockjaw'-Davis in a rather successful and popular band. In this respect the concert in Hamburg fifteen years later was also a sort of revival. When Davis starts off the second part of the NDR-recording with the master-standard 'I Can't Started', followed by 'Stompin' At The Savoy' with Griffin and Davis alternating, then it becomes clear what these two musicians appreciated in each other: the partnership in the creative rivalry and cooperation of their voices. Pleasantly and with a lot of air Davis filled the room with sound, crisp and robust was Griffin's reaction. Together they were almost unbeatable. Furthermore, the Pö-concert was a typical Griffin-evening. 'Little Giant' (as the community called him) was never really interested in a clear structure -- the pure energy of exuberant storytelling was his element. With one small motive (e.g. 'Funky Fluke' towards the finale) he could easily fill one side of an LP; he always had something more to tell. This was in a way the motto of these seemingly never-ending story: always give more, always find more." - Michael Laages

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Gatefold jacket
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
Johnny Griffin, saxophone
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, saxophone
Tete Montoliu, piano
Niels-Henning Ørsted-Pedersen, bass
Art Taylor, drums

Selections:
Side A:

1. C Jam Blues
2. On Green Dolphin Street
Side B:
3. Sophisticated Lady
4. In Walked Bud
Side C:
5. I Can't Get Started
6. Stomping At The Savoy
Side D:
7. Funky Flute

Recorded August 8, 1975 at Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg, Germany; Recorded by NDR Hamburg.
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Johnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet
Title
At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1975
Composer
Additional Artists
Niels-henning Orsted Pedersen, Art Taylor, Tete Montoliu
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-22-2019
Release Date
01-29-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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