Monday, October 8, 2012

Jimmy Smith - Got My Mojo Workin

Year : 1965
Label : Verve
Genre : Jazz
Style : Soul Jazz, Big Band

Smith' Big Band LP for Verve with Hammond B3 organ, arrangements of Oliver Nelson and a great combo. It features classic from pop music Stevie Wonder hit High Heel Sneakers, Jagger/Richard' Satisfaction, the Muddy Waters' title track and Jazz standards by Billy Strayhorn (Johnny Come Lately) and Ellington' C-Jam Blues. It served by a big band under the direction of Oliver Nelson, featuring a horn section with  Phil Woods (alto saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone, flute)  and Ernie Royal (trumpet). Recorded at studio Rudy Van Gelder & produced by Creed Taylor.

The Rhythm Section :

Jimmy Smith_organ
Kenny Burrell_guitar
Ron CarterBen Tucker & George Duvivier_bass
Grady Tate_drums

01. High Heel Sneakers
02. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
03. 1-2-3
04. Mustard Greens  
05. Got My Mojo Workin'
06. Johnny Come Lately
07. C Jam Blues
08. Hobson's Hop
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