Savoy, 2003, CD
Jazz Ruler Type: Ballads, Blues
O’s Notes: Robert plays some serious blues, strumming his guitar and singing about life’s heartaches. He is 89 years old and still performing strong! This 2-CD set is a reissue of his 1973 (Contrasts) and 1975 (…Does 12) recordings on Trix. Bass man Gene Schwartz and Maurice Reedus (sax) play on both sessions. George Cook (d) is on the ’73 session and Mark Hahn (g) and Jimmy Jones (d) play on …Does 12. Lockwood learned to play guitar from his mother’s boyfriend, the legendary Robert Johnson. He learned well!