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Jimmy Smith Plays Fats Waller ()

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Jimmy Smith Plays Fats Waller - Jimmy Smith
Track Listing
  1. Everybody Loves My Baby
  2. Squeeze Me
  3. Ain't She Sweet
  4. Ain't Misbehavin'
  5. Lulu's Back in Town
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  1. Everybody Loves My Baby
  2. Squeeze Me
  3. Ain't She Sweet
  4. Ain't Misbehavin'
  5. Lulu's Back in Town
  6. Honeysuckle Rose
  7. I've Found a New Baby
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Playing piano-style single-note lines on his Hammond B-3 organ, Jimmy Smith revolutionized the use of the instrument in a jazz combo setting in the mid-'50s and early '60s, and this piano approach makes him a natural to adapt the piano tunes associated with Fats Waller to the B-3, which is what he did at the January 23, 1962, session that is represented here (Waller, by the way, was no stranger to the organ himself, and recorded several sides on the instrument). Working with guitarist Quentin Warren and his longtime drummer ...