April 5 Jazz Artist of the Day: Jimmy Smith

Jimmy Smith, jazz organist, is Day 5 Jazz Artist of the Day.  Read more about this multitalented jazz artist below.

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All Music: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/jimmy-smith-mn0000781172

All About Jazz: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/jimmy-smith-master-of-the-hammond-b-3-jimmy-smith-by-mark-sabbatini.php

NPR: http://www.npr.org/2008/09/03/94262921/jimmy-smith-organ-grinder-swing

African American Registry: http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/jimmy-smith-made-organ-legitimate-jazz-instrument

Youtube videos: Documentary, 1965: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9fObWXHTv4, “The Sermon” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqSLoxwkCYE, “Walk on the Wild Side” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oi-jdDDXDM

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