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In April 1968.

In April 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Plain Talk”, the 47th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Photomedia – photography
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes

Track listings:

  1. Big Fat Mama – Lucky Millinder, Stafford Simon
  2. My One and Only Love – Robert Melvin, Guy Wood
  3. Plain Talk – Jimmy Smith
  4. Time After Time – Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne

On March 8, 2019.

On March 8, 2019, “Transgressive Records” and “Warner Bros” labels released “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1”, the fifth Foals studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “123” in London, and was produced by Brett Shaw, Yannis Philippakis, Jimmy Smith, Jack Bevan and Edwin Congreave.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, keyboards
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, synthesizers, bass
  • Jack Bevan – drums
  • Duncan Tootill – horns
  • Sam Scott – horns
  • Vincent Taeger – percussion
  • Edith Langley – backing vocals
  • Jules Rendell – backing vocals
  • Mica Townsend – backing vocals
  • Brett Shaw – engineer
  • Rob Wilks – engineer, programming
  • James Ford – additional production, recording assistant
  • Tony Allen – additional production
  • Vincent Taurelle – additional production
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Michael Freeman – mixing
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Mike Lythgoe – art direction
  • Vicente Muñoz – artwork photography

Track listing:

  1. Moonlight
  2. Exits
  3. White Onions
  4. In Degrees
  5. Syrups
  6. On the Luna
  7. Café D’ Athens
  8. Surf, Pt. 1
  9. Sunday
  10. I’m Done with the World (& It’s Done with Me)

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Open House”, the 45th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Open House – Jimmy Smith
  2. Old Folks – Willard Robison, Dedette Lee Hill
  3. Sista Rebecca – Jimmy Smith
  4. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On October 18, 2019.

On October 18, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2”, the sixth Foals studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “123” studio in London, and was produced by Brett Shaw, Yannis Philippakis, Jimmy Smith, Jack Bevan, and Edwin Congreave.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, keyboards
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, synthesizers, bass
  • Jack Bevan – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Yannis Philippakis, Jimmy Smith, Jack Bevan, and Edwin Congreave.

  1. Red Desert
  2. The Runner
  3. Wash Off
  4. Black Bull
  5. Like Lightning
  6. Dreaming Of
  7. Ikaria
  8. 10,000 Fl.
  9. Into the Sun
  10. Neptune

In May 1962.

In May 1962, “Verve” label released “Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith”, the 20th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1962, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Cred Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Oliver Nelson – arranger, conductor
  • Phil Woods, Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
  • Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke – tenor saxophone
  • George Barrow – baritone saxophone
  • Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder – trumpet
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Britt Woodman – trombone
  • Tom Mitchell – bass trombone
  • Barry Galbraith – guitar
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • George Duvivier – bass
  • Ed Shaughnessy – drums
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Walk on the Wild Side – Elmer Bernstein, Mack David
  2. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  3. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
  4. Step Right Up – Oliver Nelson
  5. Beggar for the Blues – Ray Rasch, Dotty Wayne
  6. Bashin’ – Jimmy Smith
  7. I’m an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) – Johnny Mercer

In April 1961.

In April 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Home Cookin’”, the 17th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded July 1958 – June 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Percy France – tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes

Track tracks by Jimmy Smith except where noted.

  1. See See Rider – Ma Rainey
  2. Sugar Hill – Kenny Burrell
  3. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  4. Messin’ Around
  5. Gracie
  6. Come on Baby – Kenny Burrell
  7. Motorin’ Along – Jimmy McGriff

On March 24, 2008.

On March 24, 2008, “Transgressive Records” label released “Antidotes”, the debut Foals studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Stay Gold” in Brooklyn, and was produced by David Andrew Sitek,  Yannis Philippakis, Jack Bevan, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gerves and Edwin Congreave.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, drums
  • Jack Bevan – drums
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboard, backing vocals
  • Stuart Bogie– saxophone
  • Aaron Johnson– trombone
  • Eric Biondo – trumpet
  • Alan Labiner – engineering
  • Chris Coady – engineering
  • John Valencia – engineering
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Mike Crossey – mixing
  • Hris Moore – recording assistant
  • Tinhead – artwork

Track listing:

  1. The French Open
  2. Cassius
  3. Red Socks Pugie
  4. Olympic Airways
  5. Electric Bloom
  6. Balloons
  7. Heavy Weather
  8. Two Steps, Twice
  9. Big Big Love (Fig. 2)
  10. Like Swimming
  11. Tron

In December 1959.

In December 1959, “Blue Note” label released “The Sermon!”, the fifteenth Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded August 25, 1957 and  February 25, 1958, at “Manhattan Towers” in New York City, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith– organ
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Lou Donaldson– alto saxophone
  • Tina Brooks– tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Art Blakey– drums
  • George Coleman– alto saxophone
  • Eddie McFadden– guitar
  • Donald Bailey– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder– engineer
  • Reid Miles– design
  • Francis Wolff– photography
  • Ira Gitler– liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Sermon – Jimmy Smith
  2. O.S. – Jimmy Smith
  3. Flamingo – Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya

On September 26, 1995.

On September 26, 1995, “Verve” label released “Love and Peace: A Tribute to Horace Silver”, the tenth Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded in December 1994, and was produced by Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater- vocals
  • Stéphane Belmondo- trumpet
  • Lionel Belmondo – tenor saxophone
  • Thierry Eliez – piano
  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Hein van de Geyn- double bass
  • André Ceccarelli- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver.

  1. Permit Me to Introduce You to Yourself
  2. Nica’s Dream
  3. The Tokyo Blues
  4. Pretty Eyes
  5. Vitus Dance
  6. You Happened My Way
  7. Soulville
  8. Filthy McNasty
  9. Song for My Father
  10. Doodlin’
  11. Lonely Woman
  12. The Jody Grind
  13. Blowin’ the Blues Away

On June 6, 2019.

On June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack aka Dr. John, died aged 77. He was singer – songwriter and musician (piano, keyboards and guitar), regarded as one of the greatest New Orleans music icons. He had successful solo career and performed and recorded with many famous musicians and bands, including Art Blakey, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Van Morrison, Dan Auerbach, Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, Joe Walsh, Canned Heat, The Rolling Stones, Mike Bloomfield, Spiritualized, David Newman, Ray Anderson, Levon Helm, John Hammond, Gregg Allman, Papa John Creach, Bennie Wallace, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Harry Connick Jr., Hank Crawford, Jimmy Smith, Jools Holland, Steve Tyrell, B. B. King and Marcus Miller. Dr. John won six “Grammy Awards”, and was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2011. In May 2013, he received honorary doctorate of fine arts from “Tulane University.