Monday, August 15, 2011

Lonnie Smith - Move Your Hand


Year : 1969
Label : Blue Note
Genre : Jazz
Style : Soul Jazz, Jazz Funk

Hammond B3 organ master, Lonnie Smith (not to be confused to Lonnie 'Liston' Smith, also keyboardist) became known as member of the George Benson first quartet (Cookbook & It's Uptown) in 1966. After recorded his first solo album Finger Lickin' Good, he became sideman for Lou Donaldson between 1967 to 1970 on five album as Midnight Creeper & Everything I Play Is Funky, and later for others international artists such as Teruo Nakamura on Rising Sun album in 1976. This LP was recorded live at Club Harlem in Atlantic City and includes the famous  Move Your Hand where Smith sings in a 'broken voice' style, the pop song Sunshine Superman from Donovan.

Lonnie Smith_organ, vocal
Larry McGee_guitar
Ronnie Cuber & Rudy Jones_saxophone
Sylvester Goshay_drums 

01. Charlie Brown
02. Layin' In The Cut
03. Move Your Hand
04. Sunshine Superman
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