Jimmy McGriff was a hard-bop (bebop) and soul-jazz organist and bandleader known for his distinctive playing of the Hammond B-3 organ.
Richard "Groove" Holmes was an American jazz organist who performed in the hard-bop and soul-jazz genres.
One of the all-time giants of the Hammond B-3, Jimmy McGriff sometimes gets lost amid all the great soul-jazz organists from his hometown of Philadelphia. He was almost certainly the bluesiest of the major soul-jazz pioneers, and indeed, he often insisted that he… read more
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