- Performer:Dr. Lonnie Smith
- Title:Afro Blue
- Style:Crossover Jazz,Fusion,Jazz-Funk,Post-Bop,Soul Jazz,Urban
- Date of release:July 17, 1993
- Recording date:June 17, 1993
- Recording location:Sound Designer Studio, NY
- Size FLAC version1166 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1662 megabytes
- Size WMA version1891 megabytes
- Formats:VQF WAV AUD AA ADX MP1
Lonnie Smith (born July 3, 1942), styled Dr. Lonnie Smith, is an American jazz Hammond B3 organist who was a member of the George Benson quartet in the 1960s. He recorded albums with saxophonist Lou Donaldson for Blue Note before being signed as a solo act. He owns the label Pilgrimage. He was born in Lackawanna, New York, into a family with a vocal group and radio program. Smith says that his mother was a major influence on him musically, as she introduced him to gospel, classical, and jazz music.
Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on more than seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual Who’s Who of the greatest jazz, blues. When questioned about his consistent interest in music some consider outside the jazz "mainstream," Lonnie shrugs. Jazz is American Classical," he proclaims. And this music is a reflection of what’s happening at the tim. he organ is like the sunlight, rain and thunde. t’s all the worldly sounds to me!"
Biography by Alex Henderson. Virtuosic funk-jazz organist whose teaching career limited his recording output. full condensed blue highlight denotes album pick.
Personnel: Dr. Lonnie Smith (organ); John Abercrombie (electric guitar); Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums). EAC extraction logfile from 7. February 2016, 13:32. The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio, Afro Blue. Used drive : TSSTcorpCDDVDW SE-208DB Adapter: 1 ID: 0. Read mode : Secure Utilize accurate stream : Yes Defeat audio cache : Yes Make use of C2 pointers : No.
Afro-Desia (LP, Album, Gat). Groove Merchant, Groove Merchant. Afro-Desia (CD, Album, RE, RM).
00:10:08) The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio - Impressions. 03. (00:03:29) The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio - Naima. 04. (00:12:08) The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio - Green Sleeves. 05. (00:09:53) The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio - Bessie's Blues. 06. (00:09:58) The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio - Lonnie's Lament. 07. (00:08:51) The Lonnie Smith John Abercrombie Trio - Traces Of Trane.
Legendary Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith. Returns to Blue Note for January 29 Release of Evolution. his First Album for Iconic Label Since 1970. Dr. Lonnie Smith is set to release his first Blue Note album in 45 years with the January 29 release of Evolution. The album marks the return of the legendary Hammond B-3 organ master to the label where he first made a name for himself in the late 1960s, first as a sideman with saxophonist Lou Donaldson on albums including Alligator Bogaloo, and soon after as a leader with his own soul-jazz classics such as Think! and Turning Point.
Lonnie Smith, Category: Artist, Albums: All In My Mind, Evolution, Octet in the Beginning, Vol. 1 & 2, The Best of the Funky Blues from The Groove Merchant Vault, The Art of Organizing, Singles: Up Jumped Spring (Live), Biography: Organist Lonnie Smith has often been confused with keyboardist/pianist Lonnie Liston Smith - and, in fact, more than a few retailers have wrongly assumed that they're one and the same. Monthly Listeners: 125688, Where People Listen: London, São Paulo, Paris, Los Angeles, New York City. In 2016, Smith delivered Evolution, his first album for Blue Note since 1970's Drives. Produced by Don Was, it featured guest appearances from saxophonist Joe Lovano, pianist Robert Glasper, and others. Smith enlisted Was as a producer again, this time for a trio date entitled All in My Mind.
CreditsJohn Abercrombie - Guitar, Guitar (Electric)
Todd Barkan - Producer
John Coltrane - Composer
Jerome Fox - Engineer
Tetsuo Hara - Executive Producer
Mongo Santamaria - Composer
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Composer, Organ, Primary Artist
Lonnie Smith Trio - Performer, Primary Artist
Marvin "Smitty" Smith - Drums
|1||Afro Blue Mongo Santamaria||Dr. Lonnie Smith feat: Lonnie Smith Trio||11:49|
|2||Impressions John Coltrane||Dr. Lonnie Smith feat: Lonnie Smith Trio||7:50|
|3||Naima John Coltrane||Dr. Lonnie Smith feat: Lonnie Smith Trio||3:31|
|4||Traces of Trane (I Bring Love) Dr. Lonnie Smith||Dr. Lonnie Smith feat: Lonnie Smith Trio||8:52|
|5||Lonnie's Lament John Coltrane||Dr. Lonnie Smith feat: Lonnie Smith Trio||9:58|
|6||Bessie's Blues John Coltrane||Dr. Lonnie Smith feat: Lonnie Smith Trio||9:54|