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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.

On August 28, 2015.

On August 28, 2015, “Transagressive Records” label released “What Went Down”, the fourth Foals studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at “La Fabriue” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, and was produced by James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Jack Bevan – drums
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, keyboards
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, backing vocals
  • James Ford– additional keyboards, guitar, percussion
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineer
  • Damien Arlot – studio assistant
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix assistant
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Daisuke Yokota – artwork, additional photogray
  • Neil Krug – additional photography
  • Mike Lythgoe – design

Track listing:

  1. What Went Down
  2. Mountain All My Gates
  3. Birch Tree
  4. Give It All
  5. Albatross
  6. Snake Oil
  7. Night Swimmers
  8. London Thunder
  9. Lonely Hunter
  10. A Knife in the Ocean

On May 10, 2010.

On May 10, 2010, “Transgressive Records” label released “Total Life Forever”, the second Foals studio album. It was recorded in September 2009, at “Svenska Grammofon Studios” in Gothenburg, Sweden, and was produced by Luke Smith. The writers and editors, and the readers poll of the UK magazine “The Fly” voted “Total Life Forever” the “Best album of 2010”.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, drums, art direction
  • Jack Bevan – drums, art direction
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, art direction
  • Walter Gervers – backing vocals, bass, art direction
  • Edwin Congreave – backing vocals, keyboards, art direction
  • Caroline Wickberg – additional vocals
  • Ferg Peterkin – engineering, programming
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Mike Crossey– recording assistant
  • Daniel Rejmer – engineering
  • Catherine Marks – engineering, mixing
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Big Active, Tinhead – artwork
  • Steve Gullick, Dave Ma – photography

Track listing:

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

  1. Blue Blood
  2. Miami
  3. Total Life Forever
  4. Black Gold
  5. Spanish Sahara
  6. This Orient
  7. Fugue
  8. After Glow
  9. Alabaster
  10. 2 Trees
  11. What Remains

In March 1964.

In March 1964, “Verve” label released “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” album by Jimmy Smith. It was recorded in January 1974,at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs NJ, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith– organ
  • Oliver Nelson– arranger
  • Claus Ogerman– arranger, conductor
  • Val Valentin, Rudy Van Gelder– engineer
  • Acy Lehman – design
  • Roy De Carava – photography
  • Daddio Daylie – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – Richard Rodgers
  2. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 – Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox
  3. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 2 – Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox
  4. John Brown’s Body – traditional
  5. Wives and Lovers – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Women of the World – Riziero Ortolani
  7. Bluesette – Toots Thielemans

On February 11, 2013.

On February 11, 2013, “Transgressive” label released “Holy Fire”, the third Foals studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Assault & Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Yannis Philippakis, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gervers, Edwin Congreave and Jack Bevan.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jack Bevan– drums
  • Ric Elsworth- percussion, marimba
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Hugh Brunt– conducting, string arrangements
  • Leif Podhajsky– design, art direction
  • Thomas Nebbia – photography

Track listing:

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

  1. Prelude
  2. Inhaler
  3. My Number
  4. Bad Habit
  5. Everytime
  6. Late Night
  7. Out of the Woods
  8. Milk & Black Spiders
  9. Providence
  10. Stepson
  11. Moon