Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States (1925 – 2005)
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, USA. 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… read more
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|2||Play on youtube||Back At The Chicken Shack||
|3||Play on youtube||Organ Grinder's Swing||
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|7||On the Sunny Side of the Street||
|8||Ode To Billie Joe||
|9||Play on youtube||Walk On The Wild Side||
|10||Got My Mojo Workin'||
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