Jimmy Smith


This edition of Pate’s Place we honor the man who was the father of the jazz organ – Jimmy Smith. He has a birthday coming up soon: born on December 8, 1925 (or maybe 1928) and died on February 8, 2005. Click here to read more about him.

Midnight Special on Fourmost and My Romance on a vinyl big band album from 1973 The Other Side of Jimmy Smith

Walk on the Wild Side on The Best of Verve Years

The Sermon on The Sermon and Why Don’t You Try on vinyl The Other Side of Jimmy Smith

Grabbin’ Hold on Stay Loose and Nobody Knows on vinyl The Other Side of Jimmy Smith

Refractions on The Best of Verve Years

Sum Serious Blues on Sum Serious Blues

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