Jimmy Smith

Jimmy Smith (December 8, 1928 [birth year is disputed and is often given as 1925]  – February 8, 2005) was a jazz musician whose performances on the Hammond B-3 electric organ helped to popularize this instrument. In 2005, Smith was awarded the NEA Jazz Masters Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honors that the United States bestows upon jazz musicians. Details siehe: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Smith_%28musician%29

Midnight Special

1992. Tokyo TV gig. Jimmy Smith - organ; Herman Riley - tenor sax; Carl Lockett - guitar; James Levi - drums. 

Organ Grinder's Swing

Live, Vienne, France, 1993. Jimmy Smith - Hammond; Kenny Burrell - guitar; Herman Riley - tenor; Grady Tate - drums  

Honky Tonk

German TV gig (late 1980's?)

The Sermon

BBC TV 1964. Jimmy Smith - Hammond Organ; Quentin Warren - guitar; Billy Hart - drums.  

Eight Counts For Rita

German TV 


After Hours

From "Root down" 1972