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Brian Charette – Once & Future (2016)

Brian Charette – Once & Future (2016)

Brian Charette’s newest album ‘Once & Future’ the perfect record for aspiring (and accomplished) organ-jazz players…and listeners as well.

Brian Charette – Good Tipper (2014)

Brian Charette can’t help putting a refreshingly different spin on things with this delightful, covers-heavy organ trio record.

Sophie Alour – Shaker (2014)

France is a mighty good place to go exploring for hidden treasure jazz artists, and within the current scene, Sophie Alour with her ‘Shaker’ CD is as good a place to start as anyone.

Jared Gold – JG 3+3 (2014)

Sometimes, both quality and quantity is possible: Hammond B3 commander Jared Gold has been punctually making a record a year since 2008.

Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet – In the Beginning Vols. 1-2 (2013)

Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet – In the Beginning Vols. 1-2 (2013)

Dr. Lonnie Smith is not one for looking back. Still, the pull of his earliest recordings — including late-1960s tongue-wagging groovers like Turning Point and Move Your Hand — remains strong.

Something Else! sneak peek: Joey DeFrancesco, “I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed” (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Joey DeFrancesco, “I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed” (2013)

We love organ jazz around here, so it’s impossible for us to avoid the boss Hammond B3 of Joey DeFrancesco, widely regarded as being at or near the top of the heap amongst jazz organists. Who are we to argue?

Matt Kane Trio – Suit-Up! (2013)

Amazon.com Widgets Kansas City, home of Count Basie, is famous for its jazz, the one of the hard swinging variety. Even those jazz cats who migrate to New York from KC will retain that swing with them.

Mike Arroyo Jazz Organ Trio – Full Circle (2013)

Hey y’all, it’s Sunday. How about some church music? An inspiring sermon of hymns set to soul jazz is being delivered by the pastor of The BreƱas Community Church in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, and the hymnbook is called Full Circle.

Jared Gold – Intuition (2013)

One of the great things about jazz is that some jazz musicians can just get together in a studio and knock out tunes and resulting record can be just as enjoyable as a carefully constructed, meticulously planned affair.

Something Else! Interview: Legendary jazz organist Dr. Lonnie Smith

Dr. Lonnie Smith, over a career that includes appearances on some 70 albums, has carved out his own unique niche — beyond the idea of being a living legend on the organ.

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