Jimmy Smith



Jimmy Smith

Rating
Active
1956 to 2005
Born
December 8, 1925 in Norristown
Died
February 8, 2005
Location
Philadelphia, PA, United States
A.K.A.
US jazz organist
Genres
Hip-Hop/Rap
Biography
Jimmy Smith (1925-2005) was a jazz musician whose instrument was the Hammond B-3 electric organ. Born James Oscar Smith on 8th December 1925 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States. Smith was influenced by both gospel and blues. He first achieved prominence in the 1950s where his recordings became popular on jukeboxes before there were commonly used terms to describe his unique musical flavor. In the sixties and seventies he helped create the jazz style known as soul jazz. Smith employed a unique technique to emulate a string bass player on the organ.

Top Songs by Jimmy Smith


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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Complete Verve Singles

The Complete Verve Singles

Jimmy Smith December 9, 2016

50 Tracks

Go for Whatcha Know

Go for Whatcha Know

Jimmy Smith October 7, 2014

6 Tracks

Bucket

Bucket

Jimmy Smith May 16, 2014

9 Tracks

Jimmy Smith: Verve Ultimate Cool

Jimmy Smith: Verve Ultimate Cool

Jimmy Smith January 1, 2013

12 Tracks

Jazz Inspiration

Jazz Inspiration

Jimmy Smith January 13, 2012

8 Tracks

The Definitive Collection

The Definitive Collection

Jimmy Smith January 1, 2012

12 Tracks

Blue Note TSF

Blue Note TSF

Jimmy Smith June 14, 2010

11 Tracks

Plays The Hits (Great Songs/Great Performances)

Plays The Hits (Great Songs/Great Performances)

Jimmy Smith January 1, 2010

8 Tracks

The Sounds of Jimmy Smith

The Sounds of Jimmy Smith

Jimmy Smith July 5, 2009

6 Tracks

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