Eight Classic Albums

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Playing piano-style single-note lines on his Hammond B-3 organ, Jimmy Smith revolutionized the use of the instrument in a jazz combo setting in the mid-'50s and early '60s with his recordings for Blue Note Records, creating the template and setting the stage for what became known as soul-jazz. This four-disc box combines eight of his 1950s LPs for Blue Note, including A New Sound, a New Star, Vol. 1 (1956), A New Sound, a New Star, Vol. 2 (1956), The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ, Vol. 3 (1956), At Club Baby Grand, Vol. 1 (1956), At Club Baby Grand, Vol. 2 (1956), The Sounds of Jimmy Smith (1957), A Date with Jimmy Smith, Vol. 1 (1957), and A Date with Jimmy Smith, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Playing piano-style single-note lines on his Hammond B-3 organ, Jimmy Smith revolutionized the use of the instrument in a jazz combo setting in the mid-'50s and early '60s with his recordings for Blue Note Records, creating the template and setting the stage for what became known as soul-jazz. This four-disc box combines eight of his 1950s LPs for Blue Note, including A New Sound, a New Star, Vol. 1 (1956), A New Sound, a New Star, Vol. 2 (1956), The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ, Vol. 3 (1956), At Club Baby Grand, Vol. 1 (1956), At Club Baby Grand, Vol. 2 (1956), The Sounds of Jimmy Smith (1957), A Date with Jimmy Smith, Vol. 1 (1957), and A Date with Jimmy Smith, Vol. 2 (1957). Smith was always a consistent performer and that's evident throughout these LPs, making this box a valuable and ample addition to anyone's Jimmy Smith collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/30/2011
  • Label: Real Gone Jazz
  • EAN: 5036408122926
  • Catalog Number: 0812292
  • Sales rank: 50,109

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Way You Look Tonight (5:00)
  2. 2 You Get 'Cha (4:20)
  3. 3 Midnight Sun (4:23)
  4. 4 Lady Be Good (5:45)
  5. 5 The High and the Mighty (4:19)
  6. 6 But Not for Me (4:27)
  7. 7 The Preacher (4:32)
  8. 8 Tenderly (3:53)
  9. 9 Joy (3:14)
  10. 10 There Will Never Be Another You (5:32)
  11. 11 The Fight (5:02)
  12. 12 Blue Moon (8:40)
  13. 13 All the Things You Are (5:33)
  14. 14 Zing Went the Strings of My Heart (8:33)
  15. 15 Somebody Loves Me (5:11)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Champ (8:32)
  2. 2 Bayou (4:49)
  3. 3 Deep Purple (7:11)
  4. 4 Moonlight in Vermont (4:30)
  5. 5 Ready 'n' Able (6:27)
  6. 6 Turquoise (4:10)
  7. 7 Bubbis (4:28)
  8. 8 Gone With the Wind (2:54)
  9. 9 Falling in Love With Love (11:49)
  10. 10 How High the Moon (5:46)
  11. 11 Funk's Oats (15:32)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Judo Mambo (5:29)
  2. 2 Willow Weep for Me (5:39)
  3. 3 Lover Come Back to Me (6:39)
  4. 4 Well, You Needn't (6:16)
  5. 5 Fiddlin' the Minors (5:07)
  6. 6 Autumn Leaves (4:41)
  7. 7 I Cover the Waterfront (3:36)
  8. 8 Sweet Georgia Brown (9:35)
  9. 9 Where or When (9:18)
  10. 10 The Preacher (11:45)
  11. 11 Rosetta (10:05)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Caravan (10:21)
  2. 2 Love is a Many Splendored Thing (10:46)
  3. 3 Get Happy (7:25)
  4. 4 It's All Right With Me (11:52)
  5. 5 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart (16:37)
  6. 6 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (4:05)
  7. 7 Groovy Date (12:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Smith Primary Artist, Organ
Hank Mobley Tenor Saxophone
Thornel Schwartz Guitar
Donald Bailey Drums
Art Blakey Drums
Donald Byrd Trumpet
Lou Donaldson Alto Saxophone
Eddie McFadden Guitar
Bay Perry Drums
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Herbert Magidson Composer
Jimmy Smith Composer
Allie Wrubel Composer
Bassman Composer
Pinkard Composer
De Rose Composer
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