Jimmy Smith

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    May 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Joey DeFrancesco Was 17 When Miles Davis Asked Him To Join His Band

    Jazz organists are a unique breed, able to switch from serious to funky quite literally at the push of a button. Joey DeFrancesco has been performing since he was a child, following in the footsteps of his jazz-playing father and grandfather.

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Jimmy Smith

    The man about jazz comes to town

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Grant Green

    Retrospective 1961-66 (Blue Note Records)

  • Music

    May 3, 2001


    While they may not top the Billboard charts, this month's batch of jazz, blues and heritage releases is definitely worth hearing

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Brooklyn Knights

    Medeski Martin and Wood's hip-hop jazz finds the audience it deserves

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Eclectic Avenue

    From Snoop Dogg to Doug Sahm, Austin's Gourds revel in making magic out of every sound imaginable

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Alive and Kicking

    Despite being entombed in the recent PBS series, Gumbo shows why jazz is very much alive and well with a fine batch of new releases

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Chick Magnates

    Powerful performances from The Weaker Sex

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Stop Making Sense

    DJ Logic experiments with hiphop, rock and all that jazz

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    California Dreaming

    A new four-disc compilation attempts to give the West Coast East Side sound its proper place in rock 'n' roll history

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Organ Donor

    Phoenix transplant Joey DeFrancesco rides a renewed fascination with the vintage sound of jazz organ

  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Earl of Strat

    After two decades of sterling fretwork, Ronnie Earl emerges as a rising star of the blues

  • Music

    December 15, 1994
  • Music

    December 30, 1992