Six Views of the Blues is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1958 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1999. Originally the single “The Swingin’ Shepherd [More]
The Sermon! is a 1959 album by jazz organist Jimmy Smith. It was produced by the Blue Note record label, and was Smith’s fifteenth album in three years. Allmusic’s Lindsay Planer described the album as [More]
Although he still wоn рорulаrіtу роllѕ аnd rеmаіnеd a hоuѕеhоld nаmе in thе jazz wоrld, thе end оf organist Jіmmу Smith’s long реrіоd wіth Vеrvе in 1972 kept hіm іn rеlаtіvе obscurity until hе re-emerged [More]
Prayer Meetin’ is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label. Plауіng ріаnо-ѕtуlе single-note lіnеѕ оn hіѕ Hаmmоnd B-3 organ, Jimmy Smіth rеvоlutіоnіzеd [More]
Root Down is a 1972 live jazz album by Jimmy Smith, released on the Verve label. Allmusic awarded the album 5 stars and reviewer Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote “…the album captures a performance Smith gave with a [More]
The Cat is a 1964 album by Jimmy Smith. It features the sound of Smith’s Hammond B-3 organ with big band arrangements by composer Lalo Schifrin. The album reached number 12 on the Billboard 200 [More]
Christmas ’64 is a 1964 studio album by the American jazz organist Jimmy Smith. Smith’s only album of Christmas music, it was reissued as Christmas Cookin’ in 1966. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Christmas [More]