Jimmy Smith 2005 Deaths
Jimmy SmithAge: 76
jazz organist whose scintillating music, called “soul jazz,” combined jazz, R&B, and bebop. He played on a Hammond B-3 electronic organ, an instrument not previously associated with jazz. In Jan. 2005, the National Endowment for the Arts designated Mr. Smith a Jazz Master, the nation's highest honor for jazz.Died: Scottsdale, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2005
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