Jimmy Smith Root Down (live)

Jimmy Smith - Root Down Live 1972  Music

Posted by cielodelsud at Feb. 8, 2007
Jimmy Smith - Root Down Live 1972

Jimmy Smith - Root Down Live 1972
Jazz | 192 kpbs | mp3 | 96 mb

Funkadelic jazz at its rowdiest and finest moment! Jimmy Smith ruled the Hammond organ in the '50s through the '70s. He revolutionized the instrument, showing it could be creatively used in a jazz context and popularized in the process.

Recorded live in Los Angeles in February 1972, Root Down captures a performance Smith gave with a relatively young supporting band who were clearly influenced by modern funk and rock. They push Smith to playing low-down grooves that truly cook: "Sagg Shootin' His Arrow" and "Root Down (And Get It)" are among the hottest tracks he ever cut, especially in this restored and remastered full-length version showcased on the 2000 Verve By Request reissue.
Jimmy Smith - Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live! (1972) [2000 Verve By Request]

Jimmy Smith - Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live! (1972) [2000 Verve By Request]
EAC Secure Rip | FLAC (Image + Cue + Log) - 493 MB | Complete Scans (Jpeg 600 dpi) - 120 MB | MP3 (CBR320 Kbps) - 163 MB
Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Hard-Bop | The Verve Music Group | 314 559 805-2 | 67:11 minutes | 5% WinRar Recovery | Hosted on: Uploaded & FilePost

Root Down is a live jazz album by Jimmy Smith, released on the Verve label. It was recorded in Los Angeles on February 8, 1972. It includes the song "Root Down (And Get It)" which was sampled by the Beastie Boys for their song "Root Down."
This Verve By Request CD is an unedited performance!!

Jimmy Smith - The Champ Live 1962 & 1999 (2008)  

Posted by robi62 at June 12, 2014
Jimmy Smith - The Champ Live 1962 & 1999 (2008)

Jimmy Smith - The Champ Live 1962 & 1999 (2008)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 7 402 Kbps, 720 x 480 at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 2 channels at 448 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Efor | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 1 Mar 2008 | Runtime: 68 min. | 3,81 GB (DVD5)

This Amazing DVD presents the talents of Jimmy Smith in two differents periods and contexts. The first item consists of footage from los Angeles TV show in 1962, which captured Smith in a trio format at the height of his powers. The item showcases Smith at an outstanding 1999 concert with a bigger band including noted Puerto Rican flutist Nestro Torres. It was filmed after Smith had already become a jazz legend.

Joey Defrancesco With Jimmy Smith - Legacy (2005) {Concord}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 16, 2016
Joey Defrancesco With Jimmy Smith - Legacy (2005) {Concord}

Joey Defrancesco With Jimmy Smith - Legacy (2005) {Concord}
EAC 0.95b4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 501MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 177MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop

Extending the good vibes created out of their first pairing on the live recording Incredible!, organists Joey Defrancesco and Jimmy Smith get down to business on Legacy. The two stellar and funky musicians have a great musical rapport and seem to really enjoy playing together. Fans of Incredible! will most likely find much to enjoy here. The album has a heavy Latin sound with percussionists Ramon Banda and Jose "Joey" de Leon supplying additional timbales and conga rhythms respectively. Also joining in this time around is special guest tenor saxophonist James Moody, who adds his fiery bop chops to "Jones'n for Elvin." Backing Defrancesco and Smith here are bassist Tony Banda, guitarist Paul Bollenback, and drummer Steve Ferrone.
Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016)
Jazz, Soul Jazz, Hard Bop | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 02:36:46 h | 3,84 Gb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Verve Reissues | Tracks: 52 | Released: 2016

Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example.
Jimmy Smith: Funk In The Keys - Live At The Florida Keys `99 (2005)

Jimmy Smith: Funk In The Keys - Live At The Florida Keys `99 (2005)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 7 472 Kbps, 720 x 576 at 25.000 fps | Audio: AC-3 6ch. at 448 Kbps, AC-3 2ch. at 224 Kbps, DTS 6ch. at 755 Kbps
Genre: Jazz | Label: Alpha Centauri Ent. | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 7 July 2005 | Runtime: 42 min. | 2,77 GB (DVD5)

Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example. James Oscar Smith was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on December 8, 1928 (some sources cite his birth year as 1925). Smith's father was a musician and entertainer, and young Jimmy joined his song-and-dance act when he was six years old.

Jimmy Smith - Straight Life (2007)  Music

Posted by Oceandrop at Dec. 23, 2011
Jimmy Smith - Straight Life (2007)

Jimmy Smith - Straight Life (2007)
Jazz | EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG | mp3@320 | 319 MB. & 118 MB.
300dpi. Complete Scans (JPG) - 16 MB. | WinRar, 3% recovery
Audio CD (2007) | Label: Capitol/Blue Note | Catalog# 0946-3-85192-2-5 | 50:18 min.

The tracks that make up Straight Life had been sitting in the Blue Note vaults since they were recorded on June 22, 1961, representing the only recorded output that year by Jimmy Smith and his trio of the era, which included guitarist Quentin Warren and drummer Donald Bailey. Somehow these ten songs got lost in the shuffle between the 1960 Blue Note date Crazy! Baby and Smith's leap into the national spotlight with his first Verve release, Bashin', in 1962. The trio swings along on six standards and three originals "Straight Life," "Jimmy's Blues," and two versions of "Minor Fare." Although not in the same league as Midnight Special or Prayer Meetin', it's great to hear this long lost hard bop session from the master of the Hammond B-3.

Jimmy Smith - Peter & The Wolf (1999)  Music

Posted by Oceandrop at Nov. 8, 2011
Jimmy Smith - Peter & The Wolf (1999)

Jimmy Smith - Peter & The Wolf (1999)
Jazz | EAC Rip | FLAC (image)+CUE+LOG | mp3@320 | 211 MB. & 77 MB.
400dpi. Complete Scans (JPG) - 18 MB. | WinRar, 3% recovery
Audio CD (1999) | Label: PolyGram/Verve | Catalog# 547-264-2 | 32:37 min.

Of all of organist Jimmy Smith's big-band albums recorded for Verve, this is one of the most imaginative ones. Oliver Nelson arranged a variety of themes from Prokofiev's Peter & the Wolf into a swinging suite featuring the great organist Jimmy Smith. Although there is no verbal narrative on this LP, Nelson's liner notes tell the story (which can actually be followed through the music) and Smith pays respect to the original melodies while making strong statements of his own. A classic of its kind.

Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack  Music

Posted by georgebukki at Dec. 7, 2008
Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack

Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack
1960 (Audio CD 1990) | Jazz | Blue Note | MP3 320kbps | 106MB

Smith influenced many other jazz organists, as well as rock keyboardists like avowed Smith fan Keith Emerson. More recently, Smith influenced bands such as the Beastie Boys, who sampled the bassline from "Root Down (and Get It)" from Root Down—and saluted Smith in the lyrics—for their own hit "Root Down," Medeski, Martin & Wood, and The Hayden-Eckert Ensemble. The Acid Jazz movement also reflects Smith's organ style. In 1999, Smith guested on two tracks of a live album, Incredible!- with his protégé, Joey DeFrancesco, a then 28-year-old organist. Smith and DeFrancesco later played together on the collaborative album Legacy, released in 2005 shortly after Smith's death.

Jimmy Smith - Confirmation (1957)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Dec. 22, 2016
Jimmy Smith - Confirmation (1957)

Jimmy Smith - Confirmation (1957)
Jazz, Hard Bop | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 46 min | 114 MB
Label: Blue Note | Rel:1957

Organist Jimmy Smith led a series of exciting jam sessions for Blue Note from 1957-1960, including the three selections heard on this LP. These performances were not released for the first time until 1979, but their quality is as strong as Smith's other output from the era…