Jimmy Smith records in Los Angeles ‘Root Down’ a live album for Verve (1972)

Jimmy Smith‘s ‘Root Down’ is a live album recorded on February 8, 1972 at The Bombay Bicycle Club in Los Angeles and released the same year by Verve.

Track Listing : 1.Sagg Shootin’ His Arrow (Jimmy Smith) – 07:09 . 2.For Everyone Under The Sun (Peter Chase) – 05:56 . 3.After Hours (Erskine Hawkins, Avery Parrish) – 07:45 . 4.Root Down (And Get It) (Jimmy Smith) – 07:44 . 5.Let’S Stay Together (Al Green) – 06:30 . 6.Slow Down Sagg (Jimmy Smith) – 06:43

Musicians : Jimmy Smith – Hammond B3 Organ . Paul Humphrey – Drums . Wilton Felder – Bass Guitar . Buck Clarke – Congas, Percussion . Arthur Adams – Guitar . Steve Williams – Harmonica

Production : Produced By Jimmy Smith Ed Green – Engineer

Recorded On February 8, 1972 At The Bombay Bicycle Club, Los Angeles.

Released In 1972 By Verve.

(Source Jimmy Smith – Root Down | Jimmy Smith @ wikipedia)


Sea Of Tranquility
There’s veteran blues~jazz organist and legend Jimmy Smith. Then there’s his Hammond organ. And that’s all you need to know. […]

Smith’s playing is on fire and his phrasing and rhythms are very tight as he takes us through three high-octane funk numbers, two soul hits and one classic Jimmy Smith slow down blues called ‘After Hours’. […]

ChampagnePoptimist @ RateYourMusic
Works well as background music, but it’s a little too inconsequential for me to give it a truly high rating. It also gets pretty boring after a while. […]


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