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The Soul Jazz Organ of Jimmy Smith, Baby Face Willette, Shirley Scott (1957 - 1965)

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Rarely has a jazz instrument been so completely redefined as the organ was at the hands of Jimmy Smith. In his wake, the Hammond B3 organ gained wide-spread popularity and attracted a suite of talented adherents. B3 players Jimmy Smith, Baby Face Willette and Shirley Scott in this hour of Jazz at 100 as we continue to explore Soul Jazz in the 1960s.

Playlist

  • Host Intro 0:00
  • Jimmy Smith Trio "After Hours" from Groovin' at Smalls' Paradise (Blue Note) 3:00
  • Host speaks 13:59
  • Jimmy Smith Quartet "Back at the Chicken Shack" from Back at the Chicken Shack (Blue Note) 15:37
  • Jimmy Smith Trio "I Got a Woman" from Home Cookin' (Blue Note) 23:31
  • Host speaks 27:21
  • Jimmy Smith Trio "Organ Grinder's Swing" from The Norton Jazz Collection (Norton) 29:17
  • Host speaks 31:29
  • "Baby Face" Willette Quartet "Goin' Down" from Face to Face (Blue Note) 32:47
  • Host speaks 40:03
  • Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet "But Beautiful" from Cookbook, Vol. 1 (Prestige) 42:50
  • Shirley Scott, Stanley Turrentine Quartet "The Soul Is Willing" from The Soul Is Willing (Prestige) 50:29
  • Host Outro 56:54

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