The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ

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The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ
Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Released 1956
Recorded June 17 & 18, 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 66:01
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Jimmy Smith chronology
A New Sound A New Star: Jimmy Smith at the Organ Volume 2
(1956)
The Incredible Jimmy Smith at the Organ
(1956)
At Club Baby Grand
(1956)

The Incredible Jimmy Smith (subtitled Jimmy Smith at the Organ Vol. 3) is the third album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1956 and released on the Blue Note label.[1] The album was rereleased on CD combined with Smith's previous two LP's A New Sound... A New Star... and A New Sound A New Star: Jimmy Smith at the Organ Volume 2.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Steve Leggett awarded the album 4 stars calling it "one of his most energetic and varied albums".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Smith except as indicated
  1. "Judo Mambo" – 5:31
  2. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) – 5:41
  3. "Lover, Come Back to Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) – 6:42
  4. "Well, You Needn't" (Thelonious Monk) – 6:23
  5. "Fiddlin' the Minors" – 5:08
  6. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 4:43
  7. "I Cover the Waterfront" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) – 3:38
  8. "Jamey" – 6:00 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "My Funny Valentine" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 6:20 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 4:48 Bonus track on CD reissue
  11. "Slightly Monkish" – 5:27 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey on June 17 (tracks 2, 6, 8 & 9) and June 18 (tracks 1, 3-5, 7, 10 & 11), 1956

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed October 5, 2010
  2. ^ a b Legett, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 5, 2010