The Sermon!

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The Sermon!
Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Released 1959
Recorded August 25, 1957 & February 25, 1958
Manhattan Towers, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:10
Label Blue Note
BST 84011
Producer Alfred Lion
Jimmy Smith chronology
House Party
(1957–58)
The Sermon!
(1958)
Softly as a Summer Breeze
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Sermon! is a 1959 album by jazz organist Jimmy Smith. It was produced by the Blue Note record label. Allmusic's Lindsay Planer described the album as "a prime example of Smith and company's myriad of talents".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Sermon" (Smith) – 20:12
  2. "J.O.S." (Smith) – 11:56
  3. "Flamingo" (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 8:02
Recorded on August 25, 1957 (#2) and February 25, 1958 (#1, 3).

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1, 3

Track 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Planer, Lindsay. "The Sermon!". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 July 2010.