Gettin' the Message

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Gettin' the Message
Studio album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith
Released 1961
Recorded October 14, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7217
Producer Esmond Edwards
Johnny "Hammond" Smith chronology
Talk That Talk
(1960)
Gettin' the Message
(1960)
Stimulation
(1961)

Gettin' the Message is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1960.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "this is a solidly entertaining and texturally intriguing album".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny "Hammond" Smith except as indicated

  1. "Swanee River" (Traditional) - 8:57
  2. "Just Say So Long" - 4:03
  3. "Lid Flippin'" - 5:17
  4. "Gettin' the Message" - 7:15
  5. "Princess" - 5:30
  6. "Dementia" - 5:18
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on October 14, 1960

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 23, 2013
  2. ^ Johnny "Hammond" Smith discography accessed April 23, 2013
  3. ^ a b Mason, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 23, 2013.