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Dr. Lonnie Smith - Too Damn Hot! (2004) {Palmetto Records}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Dec. 30, 2015
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Too Damn Hot! (2004) {Palmetto Records}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Too Damn Hot! (2004) {Palmetto Records}
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© 2004 Palmetto Records | PM 2105
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Organ

Hammond B-3 boss Dr. Lonnie Smith ends up on yet another new label with Too Damn Hot!, the follow-up to his thoroughly enjoyable – if curious – Boogaloo to Beck outing from 2003. This studio set places the organist in the company of two fine guitarists – Peter Bernstein (lead) and Rodney Jones (rhythm), and alternating drummers Greg Hutchinson and Fukushi Tainaka. The two-guitar format is lovely in that it presents a wide array of colors and harmonic textures to the proceedings.
George Benson - It's Uptown (1966) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 33} (ft. Dr. Lonnie Smith)

George Benson - It's Uptown (1966) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 33} (ft. Dr. Lonnie Smith)
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© 1966, 2015 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICJ 33
Jazz / Hard Bop / Jazz Pop / Soul Jazz / Guitar / Organ Hammond B-3

Reissue with the latest remastering. Comes with liner notes. George Benson's first LP for Columbia – a hard, heavy, soul jazz slammer that bears no resemblance to his overproduced work of the 70s! The album's a real cooker – recorded hot on the heels of Benson's classic work on Prestige with the Jack McDuff group, and sounding a lot like McDuff's hard wailing organ jazz of the same time. George is working with a group that features a young Lonnie Smith on organ, plus Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Ronnie Cuber on sax, and Charlie Persip on drums – all tightly coming together, and jamming hard on the album's short cooking tracks. Tracks include "Clockwise", "Jaguar", "Hello Birdie", and "Bullfight". Plus, the CD adds five bonus tracks, including "Sideman", "Minor Chant", and the previously unreleased "J.H. Bossa Nova" and "Clockwise (Alternate Take)".

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Spiral (2010) {Palmetto PM 2142}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 10, 2016
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Spiral (2010) {Palmetto PM 2142}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Spiral (2010) {Palmetto PM 2142}
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© 2010 Palmetto Records | PM 2142
Jazz / Hammond B-3 / Soul Jazz

Dr. Lonnie Smith shows no signs of slowing down. Spiral is is his fifth studio album since 2003, and his fourth for Palmetto. Produced by Matt Balitsaris, Smith's trio includes guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg and drummer Jamire Williams. The program is a solid set of jazz nuggets, an original, and a couple of ballad standards. Things lead off with Jimmy Smith's "Mellow Mood," which is relaxed but hardly what the title suggests. Smith is in prime soul-jazz mode here, paying tribute to his mentor by swinging hard on the melody.

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Rise Up! (2008) {Palmetto Records}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 1, 2016
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Rise Up! (2008) {Palmetto Records}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Rise Up! (2008) {Palmetto Records}
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© 2008 Palmetto Records | PM 2138
Jazz / Hammond B-3 / Soul Jazz

Who says you have to slow down as you get older? The honorable B-3 master, Dr. Lonnie Smith, has been on a renaissance tear since the beginning of the 21st century. Rise Up! is the fifth new recording since 2000, and there have been a number of reissues of his older work to boot. Given that some artists issue a record a year, this may not seem like such a terrific feat – but appearances are deceiving. Smith recorded only 13 albums between 1966 and 1996, so five in nine years is actually prolific. It's not only the quantity, however, it's the consistency of the quality of the records Smith has been releasing that is outstanding, and Rise Up! is no exception.
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-1057}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-1057}
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© 2016 Blue Note / Universal Music Japan | UCCQ-1057
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Soul Jazz / Post Bop / Organ

Dr. Lonnie Smith brings an album with SHM-CD format. On Evolution, Dr. Lonnie Smith returns to the Blue Note Records label with a unique project that enhances his legacy as one of the premier masters of modern music. With three new Smith originals (“For Heaven’s Sake”, “African Suite” and “Talk About This”) and exciting new arrangements of tunes such as Monk’s “Straight No Chaser”, “Play It Back” and “Afrodesia,” The Good Doctor and his cast offer plenty of surprises and invention along with a serious groove.
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016)
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Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Dr. Lonnie Smith, legendary Hammond B-3 organ master, is set to release his first Blue Note album in 45 years. Special guests incl. Robert Glasper & Joe Lovano. Smith first made a name for himself in the late 1960s as a sideman with saxophonist Lou Donaldson on albums including "Alligator Bogaloo" & soon after as a leader with his own soul-jazz classics including "Think!" & "Turning Point".
The Jazzinvaders featuring Dr. Lonnie Smith - 'That's What You Say!' (2013) {Unique Records}

The Jazzinvaders featuring Dr. Lonnie Smith - 'That's What You Say!' (2013) {Unique Records}
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© 2013 Unique Records | UNIQ198-2
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Funk / Hammond Organ

The Jazz Invaders here are tighter than ever – and not just because they've got some heavy Hammond help from the legendary Lonnie Smith! Smith's definitely a key part of what makes this album so great – and his organ lines have a sharpness and depth that really stands out from the rest of the group – kind of an extra level of sound that really makes the whole thing sparkle! Yet the group themselves are pretty wonderful too – much more righteous than ever before, going past just a combo who can copy the best jazz modes, into the realm of one that's more than capable of making some mighty fresh sounds of their own.
Dr. Lonnie Smith - The Art Of Organizing (2009) {Criss Cross Jazz}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - The Art Of Organizing (2009) {Criss Cross Jazz}
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© 2009 Criss Cross Jazz | Criss 1318 CD
Jazz / Post Bop / Jazz Funk / Hammond Organ B-3

Brace yourselves for The Art of Organizing, the very first appearance on Criss Cross by organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith. Organ jazz is of course an important part of the Criss Cross catalog. Our releases by the likes of Melvin Rhyne and Sam Yahel bear that out, also demonstrating how this vital idiom spans the generations. And you're very likely to find that a Criss Cross organ date involves modern master guitarist Peter Bernstein, an important leader for our label in his own right. Indeed, it is none other than Bernstein who joins Smith on The Art of Organizing.
Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet - In The Beginning, Volumes 1 & 2 (2013) [2CD] {Pilgrimage}

Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet - In The Beginning, Volumes 1 & 2 (2013) [2CD] {Pilgrimage}
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© 2013 Pilgrimage Productions | PCD002
Jazz / Hammond B-3 / Soul Jazz

On IN THE BEGINNING, the second release on Pilgrimage Recording, his imprint label which he founded in 2012, Dr. Lonnie Smith revisits, recontextualizes, and reimagines a dozen songs culled from his first decade as a recording artist. The end product is a document as distinctive and accomplished as any within Smith’s iconic canon.
Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet - In the Beginning Volumes 1 & 2 (2013)

Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet - In the Beginning Volumes 1 & 2 (2013)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 106:49 min | 264 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Pilgrimage Productions

B-3 specialist Dr. Lonnie Smith retools a dozen original compositions from early in his career and performs them live with an octet on In The Beginning, Volumes 1 & 2. Drawing material from his recordings, Finger-Lickin' Good (Columbia, 1966), Think! (Blue Note, 1968), Turning Point (Blue Note, 1969) and Move Your Hand (Blue Note, 1969), Smith, with the help of saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith, cast this music against the rich palette of a horn-heavy little-big band.