LONNIE SMITH

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RED SOUL
Red Holloway
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: December 1965

Red Holloway (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); Chuck Rainey (b); Ray Lucas (d).

a. Making Tracks (George Benson)
b. Movin' On (George Benson)
c. Good & Groovy (George Benson) 
d. Get It Together (George Benson)
e. Big Fat Lady (George Benson)

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-e on Prestige PR 7473.
Samplers: a & c also on Prestige PR 7778 titled THE BEST OF RED HOLLOWAY & THE SOUL ORGAN GIANTS. a-e also on Prestige PRCD-24199-2 [CD] titled LEGENDS OF ACID JAZZ - RED HOLLOWAY.
Producer: Lew Futterman and Peter Paul
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Dom Cerulli


IT'S UPTOWN
George Benson Quartet
New York City: January 10, 1966
Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); Ray Lucas (d).

a. (CO 88728) Peg Leg Jack (George Benson) - 2:57
b. (CO 88729) Jaguar
c. (CO 88730) Redwood City (George Benson) - 2:43
d. (CO 88731) Clockwise

New York City: February 9, 1966
Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); Jimmy Lovelace (d).

e. (CO 89246-1) Clockwise (alternate take) (George Benson) - 4:56
f. (CO  89246-7) Clockwise (George Benson) - 4:25
g. (CO 89247-4) Hammond's Bossa Nova (aka J.H. Bossa Nova
     (George Benson) - 3:10

same, Ronnie Cuber, Lonnie Smith out.

h. (CO 89248-5) Bullfight (George Benson) - 3:46

same, add Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org).

i. (CO 89249-1) Myna Bird Blues (George Benson) - 4:35
j. (CO 89250-1) Willow Weep For Me (A. Ronell) - 7:27
k. (CO 89251-1) Jaguar (George Benson) - 2:44

same, except George Benson (vcl).

l. (CO 89252-3) A Foggy Day (G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin) - 2:31

New York City: March 15, 1966
Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g, vcl); Ray Lucas (d).

m. (CO 89380-5) Summertime (G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin) - 2:22

same, vocals out.

n. (CO 89381-5) Ain't That Peculiar (W. Robinson/W. Moore) - 2:54

Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g, vcl); Jimmy Lovelace (d).

o. (CO 89382-2) Hello Birdie (George Benson) - 3:58
p. (CO 89383-3) Eternally (aka Forevermore) (George Benson) - 4:02
q. (CO 89383-6) Eternally (short version) (George Benson) - 2:44)

same, except George Benson (vcl).

r. (CO 89384-4) Stormy Weather (H. Arlen/T. Koehler) - 2:55

Note: Thanks to Didier Deutsch for assistance.

Issues: f, h-p & r on Columbia CL 2525 (mono), Columbia CS 9325 (stereo), CBS (Eu) BPG-62817, Columbia CK 52976 [CD]. e-r on Columbia/Legacy CK 66052 [CD], Sony Jazz (Eu) 5024692 [CD].
Singles: n on Columbia 4-43684 [45].
Samplers: a, c, g, i, j, k, n, o & p (as "Forevermore") on Columbia CG 33569, Wounded Bird WOU 3569 [CD] titled BENSON BURNER. c, i, j, m, n, o & p also on CBS Embassy (E) 31566 titled SUMMERTIME. e, g, j, l & m also on Camden (E) 88697689132 [CD] titled TOP OF THE WORLD: THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON. f also on Columbia Legacy C4K 86462 [CD] titled 100 YEARS OF JAZZ GUITAR. f, g, h & r also on CBS Embassy (E) 31689 titled STORMY WEATHER. f, h, i, j & o also on CBS (Fr) 63533 titled WILLOW WEEP FOR ME. f, i, j & r also on Sony Jazz (Eu) 4886162 [CD] titled GEORGE BENSON. f, i, n, o & p also on Sony Music Special Products CK-52921 [CD] titled THE ESSENCE OF GEORGE BENSON and Sony Jazz (E) 4978772 [CD] titled PORTRAIT: GEORGE BENSON. f, i, j & r also on Epic Associated/Legacy ZK 64631 [CD] titled THIS IS JAZZ #9 - GEORGE BENSON. f, j & l also on
Columbia Legacy 6 9699 85215 2 [CD] titled THE ESSENTIAL GEORGE BENSON. l & n also on Rhino R2-79934 [CD] titled GEORGE BENSON: ANTHOLOGY.
Producer: John Hammond
Notes: Michael Zerwin (Columbia CL 2525, Columbia CS 9325). George Benson (Columbia/Legacy CK 66052 [CD]).


FINGER-LICKIN' GOOD SOUL ORGAN
Lonnie Smith
New York City: March 10, 1966

Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis (el-sax); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); unknown (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d); Benny Golson (arr). 

a. (CO 89366) Our Miss Brooks (Harold Vick) - 3:04
b. (CO 89367) Keep Talkin'
c. (CO 89368) Lonnie's Blues

New York City: May 27, 1966
Richard "Blue" Mitchell (tp); Harold Ousley (ts); Howard Johnson (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); Al Michelle (g); Charlie Persip (d).

d. (CO 90514) Lonnie's Blues (Lonnie Smith) - 3:38
e. (CO 90515) Keep Talkin' (Lonnie Smith) - 2:21
f. (CO 90516) What Do You Think (Lonnie Smith) - 2:45
g. (CO 90517) Bright Eyes (Lonnie Smith) - 2:50
h. (CO 90518) Minor Truth (Harold Ousley) - 4:07

New York City: November 22, 1966
Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis (el-ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson, Melvin Sparks (g); Charlie Persip (d).

i. (CO 92508) In The Beginning (Lonnie Smith) - 2:54

same, except Lonnie smith (org, vcl).

j. (CO 92509) Say Stuff (Lonnie Smith) - 2:55

same, vocals out.

k. (CO 92510) My Babe (Willie Dixon) - 3:25
l. (CO 92511) Mama Wailer (Lonnie Smith) - 2:36

New York City: May 22, 1967
Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis or Harold Ousley (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson or Melvin Sparks or Al Mitchell (g); Marion Booker (d) 2 unknown (perc).

m. (CO 92722) Hola Muneca (Lonnie Smith) - 2:53

same or similar, horns out.

n. (CO 92723) Can't You Just Feel It (Lonnie Smith) - 2:51

same or similar, add horns.

o. (CO 92724) Minor Chant (Stanley Turrentine) - 3:23
p. (CO 92725) Jeannine (George Benson) - 3:23
q. (CO 92726) Sideman (George Benson) - 4:47

Note: Thanks to Didier Deutsch for assistance.

Issues: a, d, e, i, j, k, m, n, o, p & q on Columbia CL 2696 (mono), Columbia CS 9496 (stereo).
Samplers: e, f, g, h, k & l on Columbia CG 33569, Wounded Bird WOU 3569 [CD] titled BENSON BURNER (as by George Benson). h also on CBS Embassy (E) 31566 titled SUMMERTIME. m also on CBS Sony (Jap) 30AP-3166 titled JAZZ CLUB FOR BEGINNERS - PAUL MURPHY PRESENTS. p & q also on Columbia CK 66052 [CD] titled IT'S UPTOWN (as by George Benson). p also on Sony (Fr) 497793-1, Sony (Fr) 497793-2 [CD] titled DIGGIN' DEEPER: THE ROOTS OF ACID JAZZ VOL. 5. q also on Rare Essence [no.?] titled RARE ESSENCE: A FUNKY FUSION OF JAZZ, LATIN & SOUL.
Producer: John Hammond
Notes: Del Shields


THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK
The George Benson Quartet Featuring Lonnie Smith, Organ
New York City: August 1, 1966

Bennie Green, All Hall (tb); Ronnie Cuber (bs); George Benson (g); Lonnie Smith (org); Albert Winston (el-b); Billy Kaye (d); Lenny Sced (cga).

a. (CO 90699-10) Benny's Back (George Benson) - 4:10
b. (CO 90700) Push Push (George Benson) - 4:38
c. (CO 90701-1) Ready And Able (aka Bayou) (J. Smith) - 3:32
d. (CO 90702) C.C. Rider
e. (CO 90703-5) Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (L. Young) - 6:33

George Benson (g, vcl).

f. (CO 90704-1) Let Them Talk (Little Willie John) - 2:52
g. (CO 90705-5) All Of Me (S. Simons/G. Marks) - 2:08

Ronnie Cuber and vcl out.

h. (CO 90706-5) Bossa Rocka (George Benson) - 4:20

New York City: September 6, 1966
Ronnie Cuber (bs); George Benson (g); Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Lovelace (d).

i. (CO 89956-7) The Borgia Stick (George Benson) - 3:05
j. (CO 89957-4) Slow Scene (George Benson) - 3:12
k. (CO 89958) Flamingo (E. Anderson/T. Grouya) - 5:04

New York City: October 19, 1966
Ronnie Cuber (bs); George Benson (g); Lonnie Smith (org); Albert Winston (el-b); Marion Booker (d).

l. (CO 90243-8) The Cooker (aka Late Again) (George Benson) - 4:16
m. (CO 90244-3) Benson's Rider (George Benson) - 5:30
n. (CO 90245) The Best In Life

add King Curtis (ts).

o. (CO 90246-2) Return Of The Prodigal Son (Harold Ousley) - 2:34

King Curtis out.

p. (CO 90247-2) Big Fat Lady (aka Farm Boy) (George Benson) - 4:40

New York City: November 22, 1966
Blue Mitchell (tp); King Curtis (el-ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); Marion Booker (d).

q. (CO 91256-6) The Man From Toledo (George Benson) - 2:09
r. (CO 91257-2) Goodnight (George Benson) - 2:21 

New York City: May 23, 1967
King Curtis (ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (p); George Benson (g); Jimmy Lovelace (d).

s. (CO 92729) Chicken Giblets (M. Bland) - 2:37
t. (CO 92730) Clabber Biscuits (E.O. Bland) - 2:28

same, except Lonnie Smith (org); unknown (hca).

u. (CO 92731) Doin' The Thing (George Benson) - 2:45 

Note: Thanks to Didier Deutsch for assistance.

Issues: a, c, e, g, h, i, l, m, o & p on Columbia CL 2613 (mono), Columbia CS 9413 (stereo), Columbia CK 52977 [CD], Sony (Eu) 4769032 [CD], Columbia (Jap) SRCS-9184 [CD], Sony (Jap) SICP-1033 [CD]. a, c (as 'Bayou"), e, g, h, i, l, m, o & p (as "Farm Boy") on CBS (E) BPG 62971. a, c, e, f, g, h, i, j, l, m, o, p, q & r on Columbia Legacy CK 66054 [CD], Sbme Special Markets 723843 [CD], Sony (Eu) 5024702 [CD].
Samplers: a, c, l, m & o also on Sony Music Special Products CK-52921 [CD] titled THE ESSENCE OF GEORGE BENSON. b, c, e, h, j, k, l & p also on CBS Embassy (E) 31689 titled STORMY WEATHER. b, c (as "Bayou"), j, k, l, m, o, q, r, s, t & u on Columbia CG 33569, Wounded Bird WOU 3569 [CD] titled BENSON BURNER. c also on Rhino R2-79934 [CD] titled GEORGE BENSON: ANTHOLOGY. c, g, h, j, l, o & q also on Sony Music Media (Fr) SMM 517117 2 [CD] titled GUITAR & BASS. c (as "Bayou"), i, m, o & p (as "Farm Boy") also on CBS (Fr) 63533 titled WILLOW WEEP FOR ME. c, i, m & o also on CBS Embassy (E) 31566 titled SUMMERTIME. g, i, m & q also on Camden (E) 88697689132 [CD] titled TOP OF THE WORLD: THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON. h & j also on Epic Associate/Legacy ZK 64631 [CD] titled THIS IS JAZZ #9 - GEORGE BENSON. i also on
Columbia Legacy 6 9699 85215 2 [CD] titled THE ESSENTIAL GEORGE BENSON. i & l also on Sony Jazz (Eu) 4886162 [CD] titled GEORGE BENSON and Sony Jazz (E) 4978772 [CD] titled PORTRAIT: GEORGE BENSON
Producer: John Hammond
Notes: Gordon Barnes (Columbia CL 2613, Columbia CS 9413). George Benson (Columbia Legacy CK 66054 [CD]).


ALLIGATOR BOOGALOO
Lou Donaldson
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: April 7, 1967

Melvin Laste (cnt); Lou Donaldson (as); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad (d).

a. (1867 (tk. 4)) One Cylinder (Freddie McCoy) - 6:40
b. (1868 (tk. 6)) Aw Shucks! (Lonnie Smith) - 7:15
c. (1868 (tk. 8)) Alligator Boogaloo (Lou Donaldson) - 6:45
d. (1870 (tk. 15)) Rev. Moses (Lou Donaldson) - 6:20

same, except Melvin Lastie out.

e. (1871 (tk. 17)) I Want A Little Girl (Mencher/Moll) - 4:25

same, add Melvin Lastie (cnt).

f. (1872 (tk. 18)) The Thang (Lou Donaldson) - 5:45

Note: Blue Note CDP 7 84263 2 [CD] incorrectly indicates the recording date as April 17, 1967.

Issues: a-f on Blue Note BLP-4263 (mono), Blue Note BST-84263, Blue Note CDP 7 84263 2 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) BN-4263.
Singles: c & d on Blue Note 45-1934 [45].
Samplers: a on Warner ? titled MASTER TAPES VOLUME 1. b also on Blue Note (Du) 1A158-83401/4 titled 40 YEARS OF JAZZ: HISTORY OF BLUE NOTE. b & e also on Trip TLP-5059. c also on Blue Note (Du) BST-83249, Liberty (Eu) LBS-83249 titled THE SOUL OF JAZZ Blue Note B1-92471, Blue Note 92471 [CD] titled BLUE NOTE 50th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION VOL. 3: 1956-1967 - FUNK & BLUES, Blue Note 27298 [CD] titled THE BEST OF LOU DONALDSON VOLUME 1: 1957-1967, Blue Note (E) 7243 4940300 [CD] titled BLUE 45s: THE ULTIMATE JUKEBOX and Blue Note 0946 3 31434 2 5 [CD] titled THE ARTIST SELECTS. c & d also on Blue Note (E) CDP 8 30721 2 [CD] titled RIGHTEOUS REED! THE BEST OF PAPPA LOU.
Producer: Alfred Lion
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder


MR. SHING-A-LING
Lou Donaldson
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: October 27, 1967

Lou Donaldson (as); Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy "Fats" Ponder (g); Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad) (d).

a. (1971 (tk. 2)) Ode To Billie Joe (Bobbie Gentry) - 6:30

same, add Blue Mitchell (tp).

b. (1972 (tk. 10)) Peepin' (Lonnie Smith) - 8:18
c. (1973 (tk. 16)) The Kid (Harold Ousley) - 10:59
d. (1974 (tk. 17)) The Shadow Of Your Smile (J. Mandel/P.F. Webster) - 6:23
e. (1975 (tk. 18)) The Humpback (Lou Donaldson) - 5:25

Issues: a-e on Blue Note BST-84271, Blue Note CDP 0777 7 84271 2 4 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-4271 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-6682 [CD].
Singles: e & b on Blue Note 45-1937 [45].
Samplers: a also on Blue Note 54360 [CD] titled BLUE BREAK BEATS VOLUME THREE and Blue Note 23182 [CD] titled BLUE BREAK BEATS VOLUMES ONE-FOUR. b also on Blue Note BST-89904 titled BLUE NOTE'S THREE DECADES OF JAZZ 1959-1969, Blue Note BN-LA160-2 titled A DECADE OF JAZZ VOLUME 3 (1959-1969), Blue Note (E) CDP 8 30721 2 [CD] titled RIGHTEOUS REED! THE BEST OF PAPPA LOU, Blue Note CDP 8 37745 2 [CD] titled THE BEST OF LOU DONALDSON VOL. II. and Blue Note 0946 3 31434 2 5 [CD] titled THE ARTIST SELECTS. c also on Blue Note 7243 8 29092 2 4 [CD] titled SO BLUE SO FUNKY: HEROES OF THE HAMMOND/VOLUME 2.
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Del Shields 


MIDNIGHT CREEPER
Lou Donaldson
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: March 15, 1968

Blue Mitchell (tp); Lou Donaldson (as); Lonnie Smith (org): George Benson (g); Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad) (d).

a. (tk. 4) Elizabeth (Lou Donaldson) - 5:34
b. (tk. 8) Dapper Dan (Harold Ousley) - 6:30
c. (tk. 11) Love Power (Teddy Vann) - 7:44
d. (tk. 14) Midnight Creeper (Lou Donaldson) - 6:30
e. (tk. 17) Bag Of Jewels (Lonnie Smith) - 9:42

Issues: a-e on Blue Note BST-84280, Blue Note 7243 5 24549 2 1 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-4280 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-9519 [CD].
Singles: c & d on Blue Note 45-1941 [45].
Samplers: d also on Blue Note (E) CDP 8 30721 2 [CD] titled RIGHTEOUS REED! THE BEST OF PAPPA LOU and Blue Note CDP 8 37745 2 [CD] titled THE BEST OF LOU DONALDSON VOL. II.
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Reggie Lavong


THINK!
Lonnie Smith
New York City: July 23, 1968

Lee Morgan (tp); David Newman (ts, f); Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Marion Booker, Jr. (d); Henry (Pucho) Brown (timb); Willie Bivins, Noberto Apellaniz (cga).

a. (3064 (tk. 12)) The Call Of The Wild (Lonnie Smith) - 12:22
b. (3065 (tk. 24)) Slouchin' (Lonnie Smith) - 6:45

same, Noberto Apellaniz out.

c. (3066 (tk. 31)) Son Of Ice Bag (Hugh Masekela) - 11:08
d. (3067 (tk. 51)) Three Blind Mice (traditional) - 6:24
e. (3068 (tk. 57)) Think (A. Franklin/T. White) - 4:43

Issues: a-e on Blue Note BST-84290, Blue Note CDP 7 84290 2 [CD], Blue Note 7243 5 63843 2 3 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-9584 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-6687 [CD].
Singles: c (3:35 edit) & e (3:35 edit) also on Blue Note BN-1945 [45].
Samplers: b also on Shanachie 5034 [CD] titled KICKIN' THE 3 - THE BEST OF ORGAN TRIO JAZZ. e also on Blue Note CDP 7-99105-2 [CD] titled BLUE 'N' SOUL: HEAR IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE and Blue Note 0946 3 54251 2 3 [CD] titled TOWER RECORDS - SOUL PARTY.
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Dave Sanders
Notes: Rhett Evers (Blue Note BST-84290, Blue Note CDP 7 84290 2 [CD]). Rhett Evers, Bob Blumenthal (Blue Note 7243 5 63843 2 3 [CD]).


TURNING POINT
Lonnie Smith
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: January 3, 1969

Lee Morgan (tp); Julian Priester (tb); Bennie Maupin (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad) (d).

a. (3307 (tk. 7)) See Saw (Don Covay/Steve Cropper) - 5:52
b. (3308 (tk. 11)) Eleanor Rigby (John Lennon/Paul McCartney) - 9:16
c. (3309 (tk. 15)) Turning Point (Lonnie Smith) - 8:23
d. (3310 (tk. 19)) Slow High (Lonnie Smith) - 6:29

Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad) (d).

e. People Sure Act Funny (T. Turner/J. McDougal) - 6:22

Issues: a-e on Blue Note BST-84313, Blue Note 0946 3 11423 2 1 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-4313 [CD].
Samplers: b also on Blue Note CDP 7-94861-2 [CD] titled LOVE ME BLUE: THE MUSIC OF LENNON & McCARTNEY and Blue Note (Jap) K22P-6125/26 titled THE WORLD OF JAZZ ORGAN. c also on Blue Note (Jap) TOCP-65249 [CD] titled DIGGIN' ON BLUE - MIXED BY PETE ROCK.
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Ed Love (Blue Note BST-84313). Ed Love, Bob Blumenthal (Blue Note 0946 3 11423 2 1 [CD]),


MOVE YOUR HAND
Lonnie Smith
Live at Club Harlem, Atlantic City, New Jersey: August 9, 1969

Rudy Jones (ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); Larry McGee (g); Sylvester Goshay (d).

a. (4809 (tk. 2)) Charlie Brown (J. Lieber/M/ Stoller) - 8:20
b. (4810 (tk. 4)) Satisfaction (M. Jagger/K. Richards)

same, Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); unknown (cga).

c. (4811 (tk. 5)) Move Your Hand (Lonnie Smith) - 8:50

same, Lonnie Smith (org); unknown (cga).

d. (4812 (tk. 6)) Sunshine Superman (Donavan Leitch) - 10:15
e. (4813 (tk. 7)) Dancin' In An Easy Groove (Lonnie Smith) - 11:55 (14:40)
f. (4814 (tk. 8)) Layin' In The Cut (Lonnie Smith) - 10:10

Issues: a, c, d & f on Blue Note BST-84326. a & c-f on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31249 2 3 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-9537 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-6750 [CD].
Singles: c (Part 1) & c (Part 2) on Blue Note BN 1955 [45].
Samplers: c also on Blue Note CDP 0777 7 99106 2 5 [CD] titled BLUE BREAK BEATS, Blue Note 23182 [CD] titled BLUE BREAK BEATS VOLUMES ONE-FOUR, Somethin' Else (Jap) 5578 [CD] titled SHADES OF RED, Blue Note (Fr) 38101, Blue Note (Fr) 38101 [CD] titled HOME COOKIN': INFECTIOUS GROOVES STEAMED BY BLUE NOTE, Blue Note CDP 8 36594 2 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCP-65755 [CD] titled THE NEW GROOVE: THE BLUE NOTE REMIX PROJECT VOLUME 1 and
Blue Note 37971 [CD] titled JAZZ CHILLOUT V 1.0. c (remixed by Michael Franti) on Toshiba (Jap) TOCP-65901 [CD] titled ROUTINE JAZZ. c (45 edit) also on Blue Note (E) 7243 4940300 [CD] titled BLUE 45s: THE ULTIMATE JUKEBOX. d also on Blue Note (Jap) K22P-6125/26 titled THE WORLD OF JAZZ ORGAN. e (14:40 version) also on Blue Note CDP 8 31883 2 [CD] titled THE LOST GROOVES and Blue Note (Fr) W524415 [CD] titled SCOTCH & SOFA (BLUE NOTE MIX TAPE VOL. 2).
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Ed Greene
Notes: Francis Wolff


DRIVES
Lonnie Smith
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; January 2, 1970

Dave Hubbard (ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); Larry McGee (g); Joe Dukes (d).

a. (5717 (tk. 30)) Twenty Five Miles (J. Bristol/H. Fuqua/E. Starr) - 5:36

same, without vocals.

b. (5718) Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (D. Kirkpatrick/K. Knox) - 10:17
c. (5719) Spinning Wheel (D.C. Thomas) - 7:30
d. (5720) Seven Steps To Heaven (M. Davis/V. Feldman) - 5:43

same, with vocals.

e. (5721 (tk. 34)) Psychedelic Pi (Lonnie Smith) - 6:40

Issues: a-e on Blue Note BST-84351, Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28266 2 0 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-6756 [CD]. 
Samplers: c also on Strictly Breaks (E) SB-9801 titled TRIBE VIBES, Blue Note 23559 [CD] titled BLUE '70s: BLUE NOTE GOT SOUL, Blue Note (FR) 5810431, Blue Note (Fr) 5810432 [CD] titled GOOD JUICE: HOT HAMMOND & COOL ORGANS COCKTAIL SERVED BY BLUE NOTE, Blue Note (Jap) TOCP-65248 [CD] titled DIGGIN' ON BLUE - MIXED BY LORD FINESSE and Blue Note 094639220823 [CD] titled DROPPIN' SCIENCE. e also on Blue Note (Eu) 5211522 [CD] titled DEEP BLUE - THE UNITED STATES OF MIND, Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-66427/28 [CD] titled TRIP TEASE VOL. 1 and Blue Note (E) 00946-357643-2-1 [CD] titled RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Stanley Dance (1970)

Samples: "Spinning Wheel" sampled by Private Investigators for "Who Am I (God)," "Damn It Feels Good" and "A U Fi Listen" - all issued on RE-ACT LIKE YA KNEW (Virgin 7243 8 39016 2 3 [CD]).


EVERYTHING I PLAY IS FUNKY
Lou Donaldson
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: January 9, 1970

Blue Mitchell (tp); Lou Donaldson (el-as); Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Jimmy Lewis (el-b); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. (5761 (tk. 8)) Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (From Now On) 
     (A. Toussaint) - 5:15
b. (tk. 10) (untitled original blues)
c. (5762 (tk. 12)) Over The Rainbow (E.Y. Harburg/H. Arlen) - 7:05
d. (5763 (tk. 16)) Minor Bash (Lou Donaldson) - 6:08
e. (5764 (tk. 14)) Hamp's Hump (P. Hampton) - 6:35

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith

Issues: a & c-e on Blue Note BST 84339, Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31248 2 4 [CD].
Singles: a & e on Blue Note 45-1956 [45].
Samplers: a also on Blue Note (E) CDP 8 30721 2 [CD] titled RIGHTEOUS REED! THE BEST OF PAPPA LOU,
Blue Note 37971 [CD] titled JAZZ CHILLOUT V 1.0, Blue Note (E) 50999 5 21037 2 8 [CD], Blue Note (Fr) 5380951, Blue Note (Fr) 5380952 [CD], Blue Note (Jap) TOCP-67028 [CD] titled STRUT 'N' GET UP: FAT AND FUNKY SLICES OF GROOVE CUT FROM BLUE NOTE, Blue Note 0946 3 54251 2 3 [CD] titled TOWER RECORDS - SOUL PARTY and Brown Sugar (Ger) BSR-1010-2 [CD] titled FUNK AIN'T A WORD. a & d also on Blue Note CDP 8 37745 2 [CD] titled THE BEST OF LOU DONALDSON VOL. II. d also on Blue Note 4947092 [CD] titled LOU DONALDSON BLUE BREAK BEATS. d & e also on United Artists UAS-2301.
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Glenn E. Thompkins


PRETTY THINGS
Lou Donaldson
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: January 9, 1970

Blue Mitchell (tp); Lou Donaldson (el-as); Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Jimmy Lewis (el-b); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. (5760) Tennessee Waltz (P.W. King/R. Stewart) - 6:30

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a on Blue Note BST 84359, Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89794 2 5 [CD].
Producer: Francis Wolff
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Bill Johnson


LIVE AT CLUB MOZAMBIQUE
Lonnie Smith
Live at Club Mozambique, Detroit, Michigan: May 21, 1970

Dave Hubbard (ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g); Joe Dukes (d); Gary Jones (cga); Clifford Mack (tamb).

a. (tk. 1) Love Bowl (Lonnie Smith) - 9:34

same, Lonnie Smith (org, vcl) add Gary Jones (cga); Clifford Mack (tamb).

b. (tk. 2) Peace Of Mind (Lonnie Smith) - 6:54

same, Lonnie Smith (org).

c. (tk. 3) Play It Back (rejected)

same, Lonnie Smith (org, vcl).

d. (tk. 4) I Can't Stand It (Lonnie Smith) - 7:14
e. (tk. 5) Move Your Hand (rejected)

same, Lonnie Smith (org).

f. (tk. 6) Thank You (Falettin' Me Be Mice Elf Again) (rejected)
g. (tk. 7) Scream (Lonnie Smith) - 9:38
h. (tk. 8) Expressions (Lonnie Smith) - 11:24
i. (tk. 9) Play It Back (Lonnie Smith) - 9:25
j. (tk. 10) I Want To Thank You For Loving Me
     (aka Thank You (Falettin' Me Be Mice Elf Again)) (Sly Stone) - 10:50
k. (tk. 11) Seven Steps To Heaven (Feldman/Davis) - 6:40

same, Lonnie Smith (org, vcl).

l. (tk. 12) Piece Of Mind (rejected)
m. (tk. 13) Come Together (rejected)

Lonnie Smith (org); George Benson (g).

n. (tk. 14) The Days Of Wine And Roses (rejected)

Dave Hubbard (ts); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); George Benson (g); Joe Dukes (d).

o. (tk. 15) I'm Doing Bad, I'm Doing Fine (rejected)

Issues: a, b, d, g, h, i, j & k on Blue Note B1 7243 8 31880 1, Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31880 2 4 [CD] (first issued March 1995).
Samplers:
d also on Blue Note (E) B1 7243 4 97158 1 titled BLUE JUICE VOLUME TWO and
Blue Note (E) 07243 5 41295 2 0 [CD], Blue Note (Fr) 5412321, Blue Note (Fr) 5412952 [CD] titled SAY IT LOUD: BROTHER, PRIDE & GROOVE ON BLUE NOTE. e also on Blue Note (E) 50999 5 21028 2 0 [CD] titled HOME COOKIN': INFECTIOUS GROOVES STEAMED BY BLUE NOTE.
Producer:
Francis Wolff


MAMA WAILER
Lonnie Smith
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: July 14 and 15, 1971

Danny Moore (tp,flhrn); Marvin Cabell (ts solo); Dave Hubbard (ts); Lonnie Smith (org,clavinet,vcl); Robert Lowe (el-g); Ron Carter (el-b); Billy Cobham (d); William King (bgo); Airto Moreira (caxixi); Richard Pratt (cga).

a. Mama Wailer (Lonnie Smith) - 6:15

Danny Moore (tp,flhrn); Grover Washington, Jr. (f); Lonnie Smith (org); George Davis (el-g); Ron Carter (el-b); Billy Cobham (d).

b. Hola Muncea (Lonnie Smith) - 6:25

Danny Moore (tp,flhrn); Grover Washington, Jr. (ts solo,arr); Lonnie Smith (org); George Davis, Jimmy Ponder (el-g); Ron Carter (el-b, overdub b); Billy Cobham (d).

c. Stand (Sylvester Stewart) - 17:20

Danny Moore (tp,flhrn); Dave Hubbard (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); George Davis, Jimmy Ponder (el-g); Chuck Rainey (el-b); Billy Cobham (d); Airto Moreira (perc).

d. I Feel The Earth Move (Carole King) - 5:00

Note: Smith would later use the melody and rhythm he devised for the latter section of "Stand" as the basis for "Chase Game" and "Jimi Meets Miles."

Issues: a-d on Kudu KU-02, Kudu (Jap) SR-3318, Kudu (Jap) KICJ-8104, Kudu (Jap) KICJ-8358 [CD].
Singles: 
a (edit) & a (edit) on Kudu KU-901 [45]. 
Samplers: a also on Metronome (Ger) DALP 2/1929 titled CTI IS GOOD FOR YOU and CTI (Jap) KICP-634 [CD] titled CTI CLUB CLASSICS: "SHUYA OKINO SELECTION". b also on  Kudu (Jap) KICP-624 [CD], Kudu (Jap) KICJ-148 [CD] titled CATCH MY SOUL: JAZZ & FUNK RECOMMENDED and Irma (It) 488688 [CD] titled THE LATIN BEAT: LATIN SOUND FOR THE DANCEFLOOR CLUBBERS. d also on Kudu (Jap) KICP-628 [CD] titled TOUCH HIS SOUL: JAZZ & FUNK RECOMMENDED.
Producer: Creed Taylor. 
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Douglas Payne (Kudu (Jap) KICJ-8358 [CD])
Jacket: Duane Michals (photography). Bob Ciano (design).


Lou Donaldson
New York City: February 5, 1975

Irwin Stokes (tp); Lou Donaldson (as); Lonnie Smith (org); Mark Elf (g); Bob Cranshaw (b); Willie Seaberry (d); Raymond Orchart (cga).

a. (untitled original no. 1)
b. (untitled original no. 2)
c. (untitled original no. 3)

Irwin Stokes (tp); Lou Donaldson (as); Lonnie Smith (org); Bob Cranshaw (b); Willie Seaberry (d); Raymond Orchart (cga).

d. Don't Worry About It George
e. Funky Mama
f. Misty

Issues: None (Blue Note)


AFRO-DESIA
Lonnie Smith
New York City: 1975

Greg Hopkins (tp); Joe Lovano (ts); Lonnie Smith (key); "A Friend" (George Benson) (g); Ralphe Armstrong (el-b); Ben Riley (d); Jamey Huddad (d, perc) + unknown vcl.

a. Afrodesia (aka High On You) (Lonnie Smith) - 9:18

Greg Hopkins (tp); Joe Lovano (ts); Lonnie Smith (org, key); Ron Carter (el-b); Ben Riley (d).

b. Spirits Free (Lonnie Smith) - 15:00

Greg Hopkins (tp); Joe Lovano (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); Ben Riley (d) + unknown perc.

c. Straight To The Point (aka Apex) (Lonnie Smith) - 6:54

Joe Lovano (ts, ss); Lonnie Smith (key); " A Friend" (George Benson) (g); Jamey Huddad (d, perc).

d. Favors (aka Impressions, Flavors) (Lonnie Smith (sic - John Coltrane)) - 10:00
e. The Awakening (aka Good Morning) (Lonnie Smith) - 8:00

Issues: a-e on Groove Merchant GM-3308, Groove Merchant/Unidisc (Can) GM-3308 [CD].
Singles: a on Groove Merchant GM-1034 [45].
Samplers: a-c & e also on Connoisseur (E) VSOP CD293 [CD] titled AFRO-DESIA/KEEP ON LOVIN'. a, c, d & e also on America (Fr) AM 6145 titled LONNIE SMITH, Europa Jazz (It) EJ-1025 titled LONNIE SMITH/GEORGE BENSON, LRC CDC 9079 [CD], LaserLight 17 088 titled AFRODESIA, LRC 29079 [CD] titled AFRODESIA, LRC 30016 [CD] titled FUNKY JAZZ ORGANS and (Label?) (Ru) 058 [CD] titled FLAVORS. a & e also on LRC CDC 9006 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE JAZZ ORGANS. a also on Harmless (Eu) HURTCD003 [CD] titled PULP FUSION, Connoisseur (E) VSOP CD294 [CD] titled AIN'T IT A GROOVE. c & d also on Chiaroscuro CR 2019 titled WHEN THE NIGHT IS RIGHT!, LRC CDC 8531 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE JAZZ GUITARS, LaserLight 17 177 [CD] THE ART OF JAZZ SAXOPHONE: IMPRESSIONS, LaserLight 15 977 [CD] titled THE ART OF JAZZ SAXOPHONE. d also on LRC CD 20010 [CD] titled TIME REMEMBERED: LRC JAZZ LEGACY ANTHOLOGY, LRC CD 20015 [CD] titled TIME REMEMBERED: LRC JAZZ LEGACY ANTHOLOGY.
Producer: Sonny Lester
Engineer: Steve Friedman


RISING SUN
Teruo Nakamura
New York City: April 1, 13 and 26, 1976

John Mosley (tp); Steve Grossman (ts); Bob Neloms (el-p); Lonnie Smith (synth); Shiro Mori (g); Teruo Nakamura (b, el-b); Art Gore (d).

a. Rising Sun (Teruo Nakamura/Steve Grossman) - 4:05
b. Red Shoes (Teruo Nakamura) - 3:04

Steve Grossman (ts); Carter Jefferson (ss); Shiro Mori (el-p, synth, key); Onaje Alan Gumbs (el-p); Teruo Nakamura (synth, b, bells); Lonnie Smith (synth); Art Gore (d, tamb); Don Hahn (afuche); Keiji Kishida (Indian cow bells, vcl); Douglas Heller (Indian bells); Craig Haynes (African bells); Peter D'Agostino 9Indian chanting bells).

c. Morning Mist (Teruo Nakamura)/Steppin' With Lord (H. Whitaker) - 8:11

Steve Grossman (ts); Carter Jefferson (ss); Onaje Alan Gumbs (el-p); Lonnie Smith (synth); Shiro Mori (g); Teruo Nakamura (el-b); Keiji Kishida (d).

d. (Teruo Nakamura/Shiro Mori) - 7:12

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-d on Polydor PD-1-6097, Kitty (Jap) MKF-1004, Kitty (Jap) KTCR-1169 [CD].
Samplers: a-d also on Cheeta (Jap) 00971[CD] titled NEW YORK MUSIC DIARY 1976-77.
Producer: Teruo Nakamura
Engineer: Don Hahn


KEEP ON LOVIN'
Lonnie Smith
New York City: August 1976

collective personnel inc. Alan Rubin, Randy Brecker (tp); Barry Rogers (tb); David Taylor (b-tb); Fred Griffen (frhrn); Joe Lovano (ts, ts solo); George Young (as, f); Lew Del Gatto (bs, f); Lonnie Smith (el-p, key, vcl); Lance Quinn, Jerry Friedman (g); Bob Babbitt (b); Rick Morotta (d); Jimmy Maelen (perc); Tony Posk, Joe Randozza, Guy Lumia, Norman Carr, Frederick Buldrini, Harold Kohan, Richard Sortomme, Julian Barker, Richard Maximoff, Jesse Levy, Richard Locker (strings); Jerry Friedman (arr); Brad Baker (arr, cond).

a. Keep On Lovin' (Jerry Friedman) - 6:00

same or similar, except Brad Baker, Lance Quinn (arr). Vocals out.

b. Sizzle Stick (Brad Baker/Lance Quinn) - 5:57

same or similar, except Will Lee (b).

c. Lean Meat (aka Move That Thing) (Brad Baker/Lance Quinn) - 6:16

same or similar, except Lonnie Smith (el-p, key, vcl); Brad Baker (arr).

d. What I Want (aka All I Want) (Lonnie Smith) - 5:58

same or similar, except Brad Baker, Bob Babbitt (arr). Vocals out.

e. Filet-O-Sole (Brad Baker/Bob Babbitt) - 5:44

same or similar, except Brad Baker (arr).

f. No Tears Tomorrow (Lonnie Smith) - 5:08

Issues: a-f on Groove Merchant GM-3312, Groove Merchant/Unidisc (Can) GM-3312 [CD].
Singles: a & c on Groove Merchant GM-1037 [45].
Samplers: a-f also on Connoisseur (E) VSOP CD293 [CD] titled AFRO-DESIA/KEEP ON LOVIN'. b also on LaserLight 17 159 [CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES VOLUME 1 and Brown Sugar (E) BSR1007-1, Brown Sugar (E) BSR1007-2 [CD] titled HIT THE RHODES, JACK. b & c also on also on LaserLight 55 607 [3-CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES. c also on LaserLight 17 161 [CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES VOLUME 3 and Metro (E) METRCD080 [CD] titled THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF FUNK SOUL BROTHERS. c also on Chiaroscuro CR 2019 titled WHEN THE NIGHT IS RIGHT!. c (as Move That Thing) & d (as All I Want) also on Groove Jams GJ97002 [CD] titled HOW TO BELLY DANCE FOR YOUR LOVER. f also on Connoisseur (E) VSOP CD294 [CD] titled AIN'T IT A GROOVE.
Producer: Sonny Lester
Engineer: Tony Bongiovi


BENSON BURNER
George Benson

Recorded: 1966-1967. Issued: 1976.

a. Bayou (aka Ready And Able) (from THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK)
b. Hammond's Bossa Nova (aka J.H. Bossa Nova) (from the IT'S UPTOWN sessions)
c. Willow Weep For Me (from IT'S UPTOWN)
d. Clabber Biscuits (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
e. Chicken Giblets (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
f. Mama Wailer (from the FINGER-LICKIN GOOD SOUL ORGAN sessions)
g. Goodnight (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
h. The Man From Toledo (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
i. My Babe (from FINGER-LICKIN GOOD SOUL ORGAN)
j. Minor Truth (from the FINGER-LICKIN GOOD SOUL ORGAN sessions) 
k. Slow Scene (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
l. Flamingo (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
m. Redwood City (from the IT'S UPTOWN sessions)
n. The Cooker (from THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK)
o. The Return Of The Prodigal Son (from THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK)
p. Push Push (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
q. Benson's Rider (from THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK)
r. Doin' The Thing (from the THE GEORGE BENSON COOKBOOK sessions)
s. Bright Eyes (from the FINGER-LICKIN GOOD SOUL ORGAN sessions)
t. Myna Bird Blues (from IT'S UPTOWN)
u. What Do You Think? (from the FINGER-LICKIN GOOD SOUL ORGAN sessions)
v. Keep Talkin' (from FINGER-LICKIN GOOD SOUL ORGAN)
w. Peg-Leg Jack (from the IT'S UPTOWN sessions)
x. Jaguar (from IT'S UPTOWN)
y. Hello Birdie (from IT'S UPTOWN)
z. Ain't That Peculiar (from IT'S UPTOWN)
aa. Forevermore (aka Eternally) (from IT'S UPTOWN)

Issues: a-aa on Columbia CG CG 33569, Wounded Bird WOU 3569 [CD].
Notes: Arnold Jay Smith


FUNK REACTION
Lonnie Smith
New York City: June 1977

collective personnel inc. Lew Delgatto, Eddie Daniels, George Young, Alan Rubin, Randy Brecker, John Frosk, Marvin Stamm, John Sheply, Dave Taylor, Dominic Menardo, Barry Rogers, Joe Randazzo (horns); Lonnie Smith (key, vcl); Pat Rebillot, Paul Griffin, Sam Johnson, Moe Daniel, Yaron Gershovsky (key); Lance Quinn, Jerry Friedman, Richie Hohenberger (g); (Bob) Babbitt, Will Lee, Francisco Centano, Jim Finnen (b); Alan Schwartzberg, Jimmy Young, Gary Mure, Steve Gadd (d); Jimmy Maelen, Rubens Bassini (perc); Gene Scott, Denise Wooten, Patricia Johnson (background vcl).

a. Funk Reaction (Brad Baker/Lance Quinn) - 5:51

same or similar, Eddie Daniels (ts solo). Vocals out.

b. For The Love Of It (Brad Baker/Lance Quinn) - 6:10
c. Babbitt's Other Song (Babbitt) - 6:12

same or similar, Richie Hohenberger (g solo).

d. It's Changed (Richie Hohenberger) - 6:12

same or similar, Yaron Gershovsky (p solo); Richie Hohenberger (g solo).

e. When The Night Is Right (Richie Hohenberger) - 7:12

same or similar, Lonnie Smith and someone unknown (vcl).

f. All In My Mind (Lonnie Smith) - 6:15

Issues: a-f on LRC 9317, TK (Eu) TKR-83302.
Singles: a & d on LRC 901 [45]. a & b on T.K.Disco 78 [12]. a & e on TK (E) TKR-6021 [45].
Samplers: a also on TK (Jap) 25AP 1167 titled T.K. SUPER DISCO SUITE and Disky (Nl) DO 610082 [CD] titled FUNK TO THE MAX. a, b & c also on La Grande Storia Del Rock (It) 43 titled BROOK BENTON/LONNIE SMITH and LRC CDC 9032 [CD] titled LONNIE SMITH. d & e also on Chiaroscuro CR 2019 titled WHEN THE NIGHT IS RIGHT!. d, e & f also on La Grande Storia Del Rock (It) 93 titled LONNIE SMITH/B.J.THOMAS, LRC CDC 9079 [CD], LaserLight 17 088 titled AFRODESIA, LRC 29079 [CD] titled AFRODESIA and LRC 30016 [CD] titled FUNKY JAZZ ORGANS. e (as by Lonnie Smith with George Benson) also on LaserLight 17 160 [CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES VOLUME 2, LaserLight 55 607 [3-CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES.
Producer: Sonny Lester
Engineer: Tony Bongiovi, Glen Burger, Bob Clifford


GOTCHA
Lonnie Smith
New York City: c. 1978

collective personnel inc. Tom Browne (tp); Alvin Flyth (sax); Lonnie Smith (p, org, synth, arr); Curtis Weaver, Jerry Friedman, Jay Berliner (g); Neil Jason, Peter Caccamo (b); Hal Lichenbaum, Brian Blake (d); Jimmy Maelen (perc) + horns and strings.

a. Sweet Honey Wine (Lonnie Smith) - 5:59
c. My Latin Sky (Lonnie Smith) - 5:20

same or similar, except Lonnie Smith (vcl); Joseph Nerney (sax solo).

d. I Need Your Love (Lonnie Smith) - 5:42
b. What's Done Is Done (Lonnie Smith) - 6:29

same or similar, except Eddie Daniels (sax solo); Gordon Grody, Frank Floyd, Zach Saunders (vcl).

e. Do It (Lonnie Smith) - 6:09

same or similar, except Alvin Winkler (sax solo).

f. Journey To Within (Lonnie Smith) - 5:49

Issues: a-f on LRC 9323.
Singles: e & e (3:41 edit) on TK 136 [12].
Samplers: a-f also on LRC 9032 [CD] titled LONNIE SMITH.
Producer: Lance Quinn
Engineer: Don Berman, Burt Szerlip, John Curcio


B. BAKER CHOCOLATE CO.
B. Baker Chocolate Co.
prob. New York City: c. 1979

collective personnel inc. Alan Rubin, Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff, Marvin Stamm (tp); Barry Rogers, Dave Taylor (tb); George Young (ts, as solo); Eddie Daniels, Dave Tofani, Lew Del Gatto, Lou Marini (reeds); Sherry Winston (f solo); Lonnie Smith (org, synth solo); Jimmy McGriff, Pat Rebillot, Derek Smith (key); Jimmy Ponder (g solo); (Bob) Babbitt, Neil Jason, Will Lee (b); Richard Crooks, Alan Schwartzberg, Jimmy Young (d) Jimmy Maelen (perc); Jocelyn Brown, Lonnie (sic: Lani) Groves, Diva Gray, Gordon Grody (vcl); Gene Orloff, Frederick Buldrini, Regis Iandiorio, Jesse Levy, Marvin Morgenstern, Jonathan Abramowitz, Kermit Moore, Pat Winter, Harold Kohon, Allen W. Sanford, Joe Mullin, Guy Lumia (strings); Brad Baker (arr); Lance Quinn (arr,musical supervisor).

a. Snow Blower (aka Dream Lover) (Baker/Quinn) - 6:45*
b. Spirit Level (aka Discovery) (Baker/Quinn) - 6:14*

same or similar, except Jimmy McGriff (org solo); Lew Kirton (vcl).

c. It's Where You're Coming From (J. Friedman/B. Baker/D. Oriolo) - 5:14

same or similar, except Eddie Daniels (as solo).

d. Higher and Higher (Smith/Miner/Jackson)/ 
The High and Mighty 
(Tiomkin/Washington) - 5:35

same or similar, except Brad Baker, Lance Quinn, Lew Del Gatto (arr).

e. Carousel (aka Love Call) (Baker/Quinn) - 5:35* 

same or similar, except Jimmy McGriff (org solo); Gene Scott (vcl); Brad Baker, Lonnie Smith, Christianson (?) (arr).

f. Dreamer (aka The Mystery Of It All) (Lonnie Smith) - 4:57*

Note: * Alternative titles listed as they appear on Groove Jams GJ-97001 [CD] titled HOW TO STRIP FOR YOUR LOVER.

Issues: a-f on LRC 9325. 
Singles: d also on TK 141 [12]. 
Samplers: a also on LaserLight 17 160 [CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES VOLUME 2 and LaserLight 55 607 [3-CD] titled BIRTH OF THE COOL FUNK: VINTAGE JAMS AND SERIOUS GROOVES. a, b, c, e & f also on Groove Jams GJ-97001 [CD] titled HOW TO STRIP FOR YOUR LOVER (as by "The Sonny Lester Orchestra and Chorus").
Producer: Sonny Lester
Engineer: Tony Bongiovi, Bob Clearmountain, Don Berman


LONNIE SMITH
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1975. Issued: 1979.

a. Apex (aka Straight To The Point) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 6:54
b. Flavors (aka Favors) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 10:00
c. High On You (aka Afrodesia) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 9:18
d. Good Morning (aka The Awakening) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 8:00

Issues: a-d on America (Fr) AM 6145.


LOVE IS THE ANSWER
Lonnie Liston Smith
New York City: c. 1980

collective personnel inc. Albert James, Louis Barbarin, Koran Daniels, Jon Lewis, Kevin Jasper (horns); Dave Hubbard (sax, f); Lonnie Liston Smith (p, el-p, key, g, vcl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); James Robinson (g, vcl); Doc Powell, Abdul Wali (g); Pee Wee Ford (b); Lino Reyes (d); Lawrence Killian (bgo, cga); Asante (percussion); Gloria Jones, Marcella Allen, Cassie Hawkins, Keith Rose, Butch Jackson (background vcl).

a. In The Park (Lonnie Liston Smith) - 4:19
b. Love Is The Answer (Lonnie Liston Smith/J. Gaines) - 4:47
c. Speak About It (James Robinson/Keith Rose) - 5:56
d. Bridge Through Time (E. Saunders aka A.W. Muhammad) - 4:02
e. On The Real Side (Lonnie Liston Smith/Lino Reyes/Pee Wee Ford) - 5:46
f. Enchantress (Lonnie Liston Smith) - 4:57
g. Give Peace A Chance (Make Love) (Lonnie Liston Smith) - 6:00
h. Free And Easy (R.D. Miller) - 3:10

Note: An organ is only audible on "On The Real Side," "Give Peace A Chance (Make Love)" and "Free And Easy."

Issues: a-h on Columbia JC 36373, CBS (E) S 84635
Singles: d on Columbia 1-11269 [45]. g & h also on Columbia 1-11217 [45]. g also on CBS (E) S CBS 13 8660 [12].
Samplers: a-h also on Columbia/Legacy C2K 86588 [CD] titled EXPLORATIONS: THE COLUMBIA RECORDINGS. a & g also on Columbia JC 36366 titled THE BEST OF LONNIE SMITH.
Producer: Lonnie Liston Smith
Engineer: Dave Wittman


LIVE IN MONTREUX 1980
Marvin Gaye
Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland: July 7, 1980

Reginald Mullen, Rick Gardner, Kush Griffitt (tp); Richard Griffiths (horns); David Majal Li (sax); William "Snoopy" Bryant II (p); Lonnie Smith (key); Gordon Banks (g); Howard Westbrook (rhythm g); Frank Blair (el-b); Sandra Akaka, Joesph Mayo (cga); Marvin Gaye, Jr. (vcl); Lecester R. Kentle, Frankie Bates, Robert Stevenson (background vcl).

a. Time (To Get Together) (Gaye)
b. Got To Give It Up (Gaye)
c. A Funky Space Reincarnation (Gaye/Stanton)
d. After The Dance (Hellos) (Ware/Gaye/Ross)
e. Come Get To This (Gaye)
f. Let's Get It On (Gaye/Townsend)
g. After The Dance (Ware/Gaye/Ross)
h. If This World Was Mine (Gaye)/Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
    (Ashford/Simpson)/Ain't No Mountain High Enough (Ashford/Simpson)
i. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (Holland/Dozier/Holland)
j. Ain't That Peculiar (Rogers/Robinson Jr./Tarplin/Moore)
k. I'll Be Doggone (Robinson Jr./Tarplin/Moore)
l. I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Whitfield/Strong)
m. Trouble Man (Gaye)
n. Distant Lover (Fuqua/Greene/Gaye)
o. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Gaye/Nix)
p. Mercy Mercy Me (Gaye)
q. What's Going On (Benson/Cleveland/Gaye)

Issues: a-q on Eagle ER-20010-2 [CD], Eagle (E) EDGCD234 [CD], Eagle (Au) 0927479692 [CD], Eagle (Jap) VACM-1231 [CD], Eagle EV-30031-9 [DVD], Eagle (E) EREDV314 [DVD].


WHEN THE NIGHT IS RIGHT!
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1975-1977. Issued: 1980.

a. When The Night Is Right (from FUNK REACTION) - 7:05
b. It's Changed (from FUNK REACTION) - 6:07
c. Lean Meat (from KEEP ON LOVIN') - 6:20
d. Apex (aka Straight To The Point) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 6:54
e. Impressions (aka Favors) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 10:00

Issues: a-e on Chiaroscuro CR 2019
Producer: Sonny Lester


FLAVORS
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1975. Issued: 1980 (LP), 1998 (CD).

a. Apex (aka Straight To The Point) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 6:54
b. Flavors (aka Impressions, Favors) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 10:00
c. High On You (aka Afrodesia) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 9:18
d. Good Morning (aka The Awakening) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 8:00

Issues: Philips (Jap) 16PJ 2006, (Label?) (Ru) 058 [CD]


LONNIE SMITH/GEORGE BENSON
Lonnie Smith/George Benson

Recorded: 1975. Issued: 1981.

a. Apex (from AFRO-DESIA)
b. Favors (from AFRO-DESIA)
c. High On You (from AFRO-DESIA)
d. Good Morning (from AFRO-DESIA)

Issues: a-d on Europa Jazz (It) EJ-1025.


IN THE BLACK
Monty Guy
Brooklyn, New York: 1984

Alvin Pazant, Martin Banks (tp); Edward Pazant (ts); Lonnie Smith (p); Melvin Sparks (g); Anthony Stevenson (el-b); Bernard Davis (d); Monty Guy (vcl); Lennox E. Montrose (arr, dir).

a. Got To Keep Trying (To Get You Back) (Lennox E. Montrose) - 4:58
b. (You) Only You (Lennox E. Montrose) - 3:28

Alvin Pazant, Martin Banks (tp); Edward Pazant (ts); Lonnie Smith (p); Melvin Sparks (g); Lennox Montrose (rhythm g, arr, dir); Stanley Banks (el-b); Bernard Davis (d); Monty Guy (vcl); Lennox E. Montrose (arr, dir).

c. Time & Passion (Lennox E. Montrose) - 5:13
 

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-e on Evertone 81352.


SO MANY STARS
Jimmy Ponder
Rutherford, New Jersey: November 19, November 27 and December 11, 1984

Lonnie Smith (key); Jimmy Ponder (g, vcl); David Eubanks (b); Victor Jones (d); Mino Cinelu (perc).

a. We Can Make It (Jimmy Ponder) - 4:06
b. Save Your Love For Me (Buddy Johnson) - 5:30

same, except vcl out.

c. Caribbean Queen (Diamond/Ocean) - 6:12

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on Milestone M-9132
Producer: Bob Porter
Engineer: Malcolm Addey assisted by Richie Edmaniello


LABOR OF LOVE
Dave Hubbard
New York City: 1985

Dave Hubbard (ss, f); Lonnie Smith (key); Aurell Ray (g); Greg Maker (b); Wilby Fletcher (d); Steve Thornton, Leopoldo Fleming (perc).

a. Oasis

same, except Leopoldo Fleming out.

b. Sweet Bossa

same, except add Leopoldo Fleming, Lawrence Killian (perc).

c.  Leather Weather

Dave Hubbard (ts, key); Lonnie Smith, Armen Donelian (key); Aurell Ray, Ron Miller (g); Greg Maker (b); Wilby Fletcher (d); Lawrence Killian, Ken Florendo (perc).

d. What It Is

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-d on Sybarite Music SB-326.


STATE OF THE ART
Jimmy McGriff
New York City: May 13-14 and June 10-11, 1985

Jimmy McGriff (org,key,arr); Lonnie Smith (synth); Melvin Sparks (g,arr); Stanley Banks (el-b); Bernard Davis (b); 

a. Headbender (Jimmy McGriff) - 5:23
b. Don't Ever Doubt Me (McGriff/Schwartz) - 4:18
c. Slow Grindin' (Jimmy McGriff) - 4:39

Jimmy McGriff (org,key,arr); Lonnie Smith (synth); Melvin Sparks (g,arr).

d. Stormy Weather (Arlen/Koehler) - 4:26
e. New Wave Blues (Jimmy McGriff) - 6:15
f. Hip Hop Bebop (Lonnie Smith) - 6:28

same, add Jesse "Cheese" Hameen (aka Jesse Kirkpatrick) (d).

g. Cheesesteak (Jimmy McGriff) - 5:57

Issues: a-g on Milestone M-9135. 
Singles: e & f also on Milestone D-261 [12].
Producer: Bob Porter
Engineer: Kevin Reynolds
Notes: Michael Rozek


LENOX AND SEVENTH
Lonnie Smith/Alvin Queen
Paris, France: May 28, 1985

Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Alvin Queen (d).

a. (85-032) Slightly Monkish (aka Monk Could Swing) (Lonnie Smith) - 5:48
b. (85-033) Who Can I Turn To? (L. Bricusse/A. Newley) - 7:58
c. (85-034) Chopsticks (public domain) - 6:51 
d. (85-035) Black And Blue
e. (85-036) Minor Chant (Stanley Turrentine) - 4:53
f. (85-037) L.S. Blues (Lonnie Smith) - 6:18
g. (85-038) Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 4:26
h. (85-039) There Is No Greater Love (I. Jones/M. Symes) - 9:08
i. (85-040) Billie's Bounce (Charlie Parker) - 5:57

Issues: a, b & e-i on Black & Blue (F) 33.178. a-c & e-i on Black & Blue (F) BB 928.2 [CD]
Producer: Dominique Samarcq 
Engineer: Dominique Samarcq 
Notes: Jean-Michel Proust and Jean-Marc Fritz


LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE
Ronnie Cuber
Live at the Blue Note, New York City: November 3, 1986

Randy Brecker (tp); Ronnie Cuber (bs); Lonnie Smith (org); Ronnie Burrage (d).

a. Tune Up (Miles Davis) - 4:21
b. Trane's Waltz (Ronnie Cuber) - 6:04
c. Nica's Dream (Horace Silver) - 6:25
d. Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) - 9:06
e. Night And Day (Cole Porter) - 6:04
f. Philly's Blues (Ronnie Cuber) - 7:25
g. Something You Got (C. Kenner) - 4:11
h. Blue 'n Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie) - 4:47

Issues: a-h on ProJazz CDJ 629 [CD]
Samplers: g also on Projazz CDJ 599 [CD] titled PROJAZZ...IN SYNCH.
Producer: Ronnie Cuber and Roberta Arnold
Engineer: Steve Vining
Notes: Ronnie Cuber


CHARLIE KARP & THE NAME DROPPERS
Charlie Karp & The Name Droppers
White Plains, New York: c. 1987

Charlie Karp (g, vcl) with The Name Droppers (Reggy Marks (sax, f, background vcl); John Goldschmid (recorder, key, perc); Mark Epstein (key, b); Tyger MacNeal (d)) and additional musicians: Roger Ball (sax); Steve Russell (hca); Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jeff Bova (key); Nick Mangini (d, perc); Corky Lang (cow bell).

a. Givin' It All I Got (C. Karp/L. Weeks) - 4:01
b. Hold Me Tight (Talk Dirty) (C. Karp/D. Hull/A. Resnick) - 4:02
c. Breakin' Each Others Heart (C. Karp/M. Epstein/A. Resnick) - 3:33
d. The Streets (Are A Lonely Place) (C. Karp/M. Epstein) - 5:08
e. Too Bad On Your Birthday (C. Karp/A. Resnick) - 3:23
f. Rock And Roll (M. Epstein/A. Resnick) - 3:48
g. Yes I Will (C. Karp) - 3:45
h. I Surrender (C. Karp/M. Epstein) - 3:45
i. Sweet Little Angel (King Taub) - 4:08
j. Diddy Wah Diddy (E. McDaniel/W. Dixon) - 4:01

Note: It is not known which titles include Lonnie Smith's participation.

Issues: a-j on Grudge GR 0966 [CD]
Producer: Charlie Karp. Co-produced by Mark Epstein and John Goldschmid
Engineer: Ed Solan


IN A JAZZ TRADITION
Eric Gale
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: November 29 and 30, 1987

Houston Person (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); Eric Gale (g); Ron Carter (b); Grady Tate (d).

a. Eric's Gale (Eric Gale) - 6:14
b. If You Could See Me Now (C. Sigman/T. Dameron) - 6:38
c. Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) - 5:42
d. Lover Man (J. Davis/R. Ramirez/J. Sherman) - 7:52
e. Jordu (Duke Jordan) - 7:16
f. Loose Change (Ron Carter) - 7:37
g. Blues For Everybody (Ron Carter) - 8:27

Issues: a-g on EmArcy 836 369-2 [CD].
Producer: Ron Carter & Kiyoshi Koyama
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Ron Carter (July 1988)


TO REACH A DREAM
Jimmy Ponder
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: July 26, 1988

Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Greg Bandy (d); Lawrence Killian (perc).

a. Ruby (M. Parish/H. Roemheld) - 7:02
b. Don't Be Flat Blues (Jimmy Ponder) - 4:42

same, add Geary Moore (rhythm g).

c. You Are Too Beautiful (R. Rogers/L. Hart) - 6:02
d. Bumpin' On Sunset (Jimmy Ponder) - 9:27
e. At Last (M. Gordon/H. Warren) - 6:08

Rutherford, New Jersey: June 5, 1989
Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Greg Bandy (d); Lawrence Killian (perc).

f. To Reach A Dream (Jimmy Ponder) - 6:27
g. Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 2:59
h. This Bitter Earth (C. Otis) - 9:04

Issues: a-h on Muse MCD 5394 [CD]
Samplers: a also on 32 Jazz 32212 [CD] titled ROMANCE IN RIO. c & h also on 32 Jazz 32075 [CD] titled STEEL CITY SOUL. d also on pHo-CD 8004 [CD] titled COOLIN': A SOUL JAZZ JOURNEY.
Producer: Don Sickler (a-e), Joe Fields (f-h).
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder (a-e), David Blake (f-h).
Notes: Larry Birnbaum


BACK TO BECK
Joe Beck
New York City: August 3, 4 & 11, 1988

Lew Soloff (brass); George Young (reeds); Lonnie Smith (key); Joe Beck (g); Terry Clarke (d); Mark Sherman (perc).

a. Earth Tone (Joe Beck) - 7:45
b. Another Dawn (Joe Beck) - 6:38

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith

Issues: a & b on DMP CD-464 [CD]
Producer: Joe Beck and Tom Jung
Engineer: Tom Jung
Notes: Joe Beck


REMEMBERING WES
Richie Hart
New York City: c. 1988-89

Dr. Lonnie Smith (p, synth); Richie Hart (g, el-g, arr); Ron Carter (b); Kenneth Washington (d) with unknown strings and horns.

a. Remembering Wes (Richie Hart) - 6:59
b. Thoughts Alone (Richie Hart) - 8:08

strings, horns out.

c. Blues For The Half Note (Richie Hart) - 11:30
d. Back To Bach (sic - Bock To Bock) (Buddy Montgomery) - 5:44

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-d on Compose 9302-2 [CD]
Producer: Richie Hart
Engineer: Tom Bush
Notes: George Benson, Hans Thomas


LIVE IN NEW YORK
The Harlem Art Ensemble
New York University, New York: August 15-17, 1990

Harold Ousley (sax); Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Bruno Carr (d).

a. Keep Talkin' (Lonnie Smith) - 6:06
b. All In Love Is Fair (Stevie Wonder) - 6:34
c. Invitation (Kaper/Webster) - 6:23
d. That's When We Thought Of Love (Harold Ousley) - 5:48
e. Four (Miles Davis) - 4:24
f. Blues For Beth (Jimmy Ponder) - 6:10
g. Strollin' (Horace Silver) - 7:40
h. Bumpin' On Sunset (Wes Montgomery) - 5:36

Issues: a-h on Explore (E) EXP-0027 [CD]
Producer: Teruo Nakamura
Engineer: Joe Berger
Notes: Ted Panken


COME ON DOWN
Jimmy Ponder
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: September 27, 1990

Houston Person (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Winard Harper (d); Sammy Figueroa (cga, perc).

a. Uncle Steve (Jimmy Ponder) - 5:47
b. Secret Love (P.F. Webster/S. Fain) - 5:31
c. Come On Down (Jimmy Ponder) - 10:08
d. A Subtle One (Stanley Turrentine) - 5:57

same, Houston Person out.

e. Ebb Tide (C. Sigman/R. Maxwell) - 3:20
f. Barbara (Horace Silver) - 6:30
g. Fats (Dean Alston) - 4:58

Jimmy Ponder (g).

h. A Tribute To A Rose (Jimmy Ponder) - 2:14

Issues: a-h on Muse MCD 5375 [CD]
Samplers: a & h also on 32 Jazz 32075 [CD] titled STEEL CITY SOUL
Producer: Houston Person
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Leslie Ann Knight


LONNIE SMITH
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1977-1978. Issued: 1991.

a. Sweet Honey Wine (from GOTCHA) - 5:39
b. I Need Your Love (from GOTCHA) - 5:42
c. What's Done Is Done (from GOTCHA) - 6:29
d. Do It (from GOTCHA) - 6:09
e. Journey To Within (from GOTCHA) - 5:49
f. My Latin Sky (from GOTCHA) - 5:20
g. Funk Reaction (from FUNK REACTION) - 5:51
h. For The Love Of It (from FUNK REACTION) - 6:10
i. Babbit's Other Song (from FUNK REACTION) - 6:12

Issues: a-i on LRC CDC 9032 [CD].


THE TURBANATOR
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: July 9, 1991

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Buster Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d).

a. Caravan (J. Tizol/D. Ellington) - 7:39
b. Someday My Prince Will Come (L. Morey/F. Churchill) - 5:35
c. Brushin' It (aka If You See Kay) (Lonnie Smith) - 6:27

Houston Person (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Buster Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d).

d. Cherokee (R. Noble) - 6:49

Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jimmy Ponder (g); Buster Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d).

e. Night Song (Lonnie Smith) - 8:38
f. River Walk (Lonnie Smith) - 9:45

Houston Person (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Buster Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d).

g. Monk Could Swing (aka Slightly Monkish) (Lonnie Smith) - 9:13

Issues: a-g on 32 Jazz 32209 [CD] (first issued September 19, 2000).
Samplers: f also on Savoy Jazz SVY 17203 [CD] titled JAZZ FOR A DAY IN THE PARK and Metro (E) METRCD136 [CD] titled JAZZ EXPRESS PRESENTS PIANO MOODS.
Producer: Houston Person
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Todd Barkan (Summer 2000).


LIVE JAM
Jazz Funk Masters Featuring Lonnie Smith
Tokyo: 1992

Kazutoki Umezu (as); Katayama Hiroaki (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); Mitsyoshi Azuma (g); Yasuo Sano (d).

a. Slouchin' 
b. Satin Doll
c. Skin Games
d. Blue Turban
e. Milestones

Issues: a-c & e on P-Vine (Jap) PLP-6547. a-e on P-Vine (Jap) PCD-2401 [CD].


NATIVE SON
Gerry Eastman
Williamsburgh Music Center: 1992

Joe Ford (as, p); Frank Foster, Patience Higgins (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Gerry Eastman (g).

a. Right Time Right Place
b. Going Fast
c. Inner Peace
d. Native Son
e. Two Sides Of Gemini
f. Give It Some Thought

Issues: a-f on Williamsburg Music Center 1992 3050 [CD].


GOTO
Teruo Goto and the Harlem Art Ensemble
New York City: May 17-20 1992

Teruo Goto (ts); Lonnie Smith (org); Harry Whitaker (synth); Jimmy Ponder (g): Bruno Carr (d).

a. Maiden Voyage
b. Our Day Will Come
c. Hello Like Before
d. Jamaica Farewell
e. Freddie Freeloader
f. Dream Diary
g. You Make Me Feel Brand New
h. On The Trail
i. Let Me Get Out Here!

Issues: a-i on Ninety-One (Jap) CRCJ-9108 [CD]


SECRET AGENT MEN
Secret Agent Men (Akira Tana)
New York City: August 30 and 31, 1992

Bob Kenmotsu (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Rodney Jones (g); Rufus Reid (b); Akira Tana (d); Chuggy Carter (perc).

a. Secret Agent Man (Barri/Sloan) - 4:05
b. Mission Impossible (Lalo Schifrin) - 4:31
c. The Guardman (Tadashi Tamauchi) - 3:36
d. In The Heat Of The Night (Quincy Jones/Marilyn Bergman/Alan Bergman) - 4:52

same, except Dr. Lonnie Smith (org, vcl).

e. It's Probably Me (from "Lethal Weapon 3") 
    
(Michael Kamen/Eric Clapton/Sting) - 5:51

same, except Bob Kenmotsu (ts, f); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org).

f. Alfred Hitchcock Theme (Lyn Murray) - 3:47

same, except Bob Kenmotsu (ts).

g. Charade (Johnny Mercer/Henry Mancini) - 4:25
h. From Russia With Love (Lionel Bart) - 4:37

Fictitious Soundtracks From "Tough Guy"

i. When We Are Alone (Bob Kenmotsu) - 6:20

same, except Bob Kenmotsu (ss).

j. Struttin' About (Rufus Reid) - 5:50

same, except Bob Kenmotsu (f).

k. Song For A Rainbow (Rodney Jones) - 6:18

same, except Bob Kenmotsu (ss).

l. Navarac (Akira Tana) - 3:11
m. Chase Game (aka Jimi Meets Miles) (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 6:10

Issues: a-m on Paddle Wheel (Jap) KICJ-135 [CD] (issued 1992 as by Secret Agent Men), Sons Of Sound SSPCD012 [CD] (issued 2002 as by Akira Tana).
Producer: Jeff Penney 


AFRO BLUE
The Lonnie Smith=John Abercrombie Trio (The Lonnie Smith Trio)
New York City: June 17, 1993

Lonnie Smith (org); John Abercrombie (g); Marvin "Smitty" Smith (d).

a. Afro Blue (Mongo Santamaria) - 11:49
b. Impressions (John Coltrane) - 7:50 (10:10)
c. Naima (John Coltrane) - 3:31
d. Traces Of Trane (I Bring Love) (Lonnie Smith) - 8:52
e. Lonnie's Lament (John Coltrane) - 9:58
f. Bessie's Blues (John Coltrane) - 9:54
g. Greensleeves (traditional) - 12:09  

Note: MusicMasters 01612-65135-2 [CD] lists above titles in the order and timings of a-f above (as presented on Venus (Jap) TKCV-79022 [CD]). However, the order is actually presented as a, b (10:10), c, g, f, e & d.

Issues: a, b, f & g on Venus (Jap) TKJV-19039. a-f on Venus (Jap) TKCV-79022 [CD]. a-g on MusicMasters 01612-65135-2 [CD], Venus (Jap) TKCV-35138 [CD], Venus (Jap) VHCD-4031 [CD].
Producer: Todd Barkan. Executive Producer: Tetsuo Hara (Venus Records)
Engineer: Jerome Fox
Notes: Tadashi Narita (Venus (Jap) TKCV-79022 [CD]).


CARACAS
Lou Donaldson
New York City: July 12 and 13, 1993

Lou Donaldson (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Kenny Washington (d); Ralph Dorsey (cga).

a. Hot Dog (Lou Donaldson) - 5:16
b. Li'l Darlin' (Neal Hefti) - 7:16

same, Ralph Dorsey out.

c. Orinthology (Parker/Harris) - 7:07
d. I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) (Turk/Ahlert) - 4:58
e. Night Train (Forrest/Washington) - 9:49
f. I Be Blue (Lonnie Smith) - 5:55
g. Caracas (Lou Donaldson) - 7:32

same, Lou Donaldson (as, vcl).

h. Just A Dream (On My Mind) (Bill Broonzy) - 6:19

Issues: a-h on Milestone MCD-9217-2 [CD]
Producer: Bob Porter
Engineer: Malcolm Addey
Notes: Michael Bourne


THE ART OF ORGANIZING
Dr. Lonnie Smith
New York City: December 15, 1993

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (b); Billy Drummond (d).

a. When We Kissed At Night (Lonnie Smith)
b. My Little Suede Shoes (Charlie Parker)
c. This Ain't Right (Lonnie Smith)
d. Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Burke/Jimmy Van Heusen)
e. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (Oscar Hammerstein/Romberg)
f. Turning Point (Lonnie Smith)
g. Night Song (Lonnie Smith)
h. Too Damn Hot (Lonnie Smith)

Issues: a-h on Criss Cross Jazz 1318 [CD] (issued 2009).
Producer: Gerry Teekens
Engineer: Max Bolleman


PLAY THE RIGHT THING
Lou Donaldson
New York City: December 19-20, 1993

Lou Donaldson (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Kenny Washington (d); Ralph Dorsey (cga).

a. Play The Right Thing (Lou Donaldson) - 6:24
b. Marmaduke (Charlie Parker) - 6:47
c. Harlem Nocturne (Earl Hagen) - 5:50
d. This Is Happiness (De La Rose/Collazo/Menendez) - 7:55
e. I Had The Craziest Dream (Warren/Gordon) - 6:24
f. The Masquerade Is Over (Magidson/Wrubel) - 4:15
g. Foot Pattin' Time (Lou Donaldson) - 6:07

same, Lou Donaldson (as, vcl).

h. Whiskey Drinkin' Woman (Lou Donaldson) - 6:05

Issues: a-h on Milestone MCD-9190-2 [CD]
Producer: Bob Porter
Engineer: Malcolm Addey
Notes: Lou Donaldson


FOXY LADY
Lonnie Smith Trio
New York City: March 19, 1994

Lonnie Smith (org); John Abercrombie (g); Marvin "Smitty" Smith (d).

a. Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix) - 9:56
b. Castles Made Of Sand (Jimi Hendrix) / Star Spangled Banner (traditional) - 23:28
c. Third Stone From The Sun (Jimi Hendrix) - 13:03
d. Jimi Meets Miles (aka Chase Game) (Lonnie Smith) - 9:35 

Issues: a-d on Venus (Jap) TKCV-79053 [CD], Venus (Jap) VHCD-4131 [CD], MusicMasters 01612-65158-2 [CD]
Producer: Todd Barkan. Executive Producer: Tetsuo Hara (Venus Records)
Engineer: Jerome Fox
Notes: "A Brave New World Revisited," a poem by Todd Barkan (MusicMasters 01612-65158-2 [CD])


PURPLE HAZE
Lonnie Smith Trio
New York City: March 20, 1994

Lonnie Smith (org); John Abercrombie (g); Marvin "Smitty" Smith (d).

a. Voodoo Chile (Jimi Hendrix) - 12:22
b. Up From The Skies (Jimi Hendrix) - 9:47
c. Gypsy Eyes (Jimi Hendrix) - 16:55
d. Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix) / Star Spangled Banner (trad. arr. Jimi Hendrix) - 17:10

Issues: a-d on  MusicMasters 01612-65135-2 [CD], Venus (Jap) TKCV-79055 [CD], Venus (Jap) TKCV-35017 [CD].
Producer: Todd Barkan. Executive Producer: Tetsuo Hara (Venus Records)
Engineer: Jerome Fox
Notes: Todd Barkan (August 1995) (MusicMasters 01612-65135-2 [CD]).


SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY
Lou Donaldson
New York City: August 14 & 15, 1994

Lou Donaldson (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Fukushi Tainaka (d); Ray Mantilla (cga, bgo).

a. What Now My Love (C. Sigman/G. Becaud) - 6:27

same, Ray Mantilla out.

b. Sentimental Journey (B. Green/L. Brown/B. Homer) - 8:19
c. What'll I Tell My Heart (P. Tintorn/J. Lawrence) - 7:02
d. Messin' Around With C.P. (Lou Donaldson) - 5:55

same, add Ray Mantilla (cga, bgo).

e. My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker) - 6:13

same, Ray Mantilla out.

f. Midnight Creeper (Lou Donaldson) - 7:58
g. Danny Boy (F. Weatherly) - 5:49

same, add Ray Mantilla (cga, bgo).

h. Peck Time (Lou Donaldson) - 7:37

Issues: a-h on Columbia CK 66790 [CD]
Samplers: b also on Sony Jazz (E) 4977022 [CD] titled JAZZ CAFE 2: MORE COOL JAZZ TO CHILL BY.
Producer: Todd Barkan. Executive Producer: Dr. George Butler
Engineer: Mike Krowiak
Notes: Willard Jenkins


ROUND THE OUTSIDE
Olaf Kübler
Bavaria Studios, Munich: September 1994

Olaf Kübler (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p, org); Bill Bickfort (g); Kenny Martin (d).

a. Sugar
b. St. Olaf March
c. Sonny Martina
d. Flamingo
e. Memories
f. Mack The Knife
g. Oh Mercy!
h. I Hate Shopping (But I Love Chopin)

add Wolfgang Schmid-Grandy (b).

i. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Issues: a-i on RUM LZ (Ger) #? [CD]
Producer: Olaf Kübler (a-i), Wolfgang Schmid-Grandy (i).
Engineer: Peter Fuchs


THE BLUE NOTE YEARS VOLUME SEVEN:
BLUE NOTE NOW AS THEN

Various Artists
London, England: December 3, 1994

Dominic Glover (t); Ed jones (ts); Dennis Koffe (as); Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); Jim Mullin (g); Winston Clifford (d).

a. (tk. 1) Move Your Hand
b. (tk. 2) Move Your Hand (Lonnie Smith) - 12:24

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: b on Blue Note 7243 4 95704 2 9 [CD].
Samplers: b also on Parlophone (E) CDWK55 [CD] titled A FLAVOUR OF THE LABEL 6.
Producer: Bob Belden and Ed Jones. Executive Producer: Hitoshi Namekata.


CHARTBUSTERS VOLUME 1
Chartbusters
New York City: January 3 & 4, 1995

Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); John Scofield (g); Lenny White (d).

a. Tokyo Blues (Horace Silver) - 5:39
b. If I Ever Would Leave You (Lerner & Lowe) - 4:50

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); John Scofield (g); Lenny White (d).

c. Blues In A Jiff (Sonny Clark) - 5:58

Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); David Fiuczynski (g); Lenny White (d).

d. No Room For Squares (Hank Mobley) - 5:12
e. Blues On The Corner (McCoy Tyner) - 5:58

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); David Fiuczynski (g); Lenny White (d).

f. Down Under (Freddie Hubbard) - 5:39

Papo Vásquez (tb); Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Lenny White (d).

g. Una Mas (Kenny Dorham) - 4:19

Papo Vásquez (tb); Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Hiram Bullock (g); Lenny White (d).

h. So Tired (Bobby Timmons) - 7:27

Issues: a-h on NYC 6017 2 [CD].
Samplers: b also on NYC 6035 2 [CD] titled NEW YORK CITY JAZZ AFTER HOURS.
Producer: Todd Barkan and Milan Simich. Executive Producer: Mike Mainieri
Engineer: Dan Gellert


STRUTTIN'
Ron Holloway
New York City: February 1995

Mac Gollehon (tp); Ron Holloway (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); John Scofield (g); Steve Berrios (d); Larry Willis (arr).

a. I Found A New Baby (Palmer/Williams) - 6:06

Mac Gollehon (tp); Ron Holloway (ts, arr); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org, arr); John Scofield (g); Marlon Graves (rhythm g); La'Nar Brantley (el-b); Steve Berrios (d, perc, arr).

b. Jungle Strut (Gene Ammons) - 6:29

Ron Holloway (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); John Scofield (g) Steve Berrios (d); Larry Willis (arr).

c. Soultrane (Tadd Dameron) - 7:48

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on Milestone MCD-9238-2 [CD]
Producer: Todd Barkan
Engineer: Mike Krowiak
Notes: Jon W. Poses


HITTIN' THE JUG
Turk Mauro
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: May 23, 1995

Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Duffy Jackson (d).

a. Canadian Sunset (Heywood/Gimbel) - 9:51

Turk Mauro (ts, bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Duffy Jackson (d).

b. Red Top (Gene Ammons) - 4:54

Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Duffy Jackson (d).

c. We'll Be Together Again (Laine/Fischer) - 4:50

Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jeff Grubbs (b); Duffy Jackson (d).

d. Ca'Purange (Jungle Soul) (Mussapere) - 6:12

Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Duffy Jackson (d).

e. Jug's Moon (Turk Mauro) - 4:54

Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Duffy Jackson (d).

f. Someone To Watch Over Me (Gershwin/Gershwin) - 6:59
g. Hittin' The Jug (Gene Ammons) - 4:59

Turk Mauro (ts, bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Duffy Jackson (d).

h. Blues Up And Down (Ammons/Stitt) - 2:06

Turk Mauro (bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Duffy Jackson (d).

i. Pennies From Heaven (Burke/Johnston) - 8:33

Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Duffy Jackson (d).

j. Exactly Like You (Fields/McHugh) - 5:02

Turk Mauro (ts, bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Duffy Jackson (d).

k. The Big Sound (Turk Mauro) - 4:26

Issues: a-k on Milestone MCD-9246-2 [CD]
Producer: Turk Mauro. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock
Engineer: Jim Thomas
Notes: Philip Weinstock


BOILING POINT
Melton Mustafa Orchestra
Miami, Florida: July 1995

Melton Mustafa (tp, arr, cond); Doug Michaels, Shawn Hines, Brian McDonald, John Bailey (tp); Milton Omar Dailey, Jason Pyle, Tom Warfel (tb); Mike Balogh (b-tb); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as solo); Neil Bonsanti, Dave Fernandez, Ed Maina, Scott Klarman, Tom McCormick, John Mcminn, Jose Vera, Moura Ottinot (sax); John McMinn or Silvano Manasterios (p); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org solo); Jeff Grubbs (b); James Cotmon (d); Luis Roberto "Wiso" Santiago (perc).

a. Blind Love Blues (Melton Mustafa) - 6:16

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a on Contemporary CCD-14075-2 [CD]
Producer: John Goodwin. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock.
Engineer: Richard Serotta
Note: Philip Weinstock


MATING CALL
The Chartbusters
Stamford, Connecticut: October 1 and 2, 1995

Craig Handy (ts); Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. Kirk's Works (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 4:25

Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

b. Mambo Bounce (Sonny Rollins) - 4:16

Craig Handy (ss); Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

c. 245 (Eric Dolphy) - 6:28

Randy Brecker (tp); Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

d. Minor March (Jackie McLean) - 5:13

Craig Handy (ts); Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

e. Mating Call (Tadd Dameron) - 6:57

Craig Handy (ts); Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

f. Jugsville (Craig Handy) - 6:44

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); David Fiuczynski (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

g. Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 4:01

Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

h. Don't Go To Strangers (Evans/Kent/Mann) - 6:42

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); David Fiuczynski (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

i. Back On The Farm (Smith/Muhammad) - 4:09

Randy Brecker (tp); Craig Handy (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); David Fiuczynski (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

j. Doxy (Rollins) - 5:45

Issues: a-j on Prestige PRCD-11002-2 [CD].
Producer: Todd Barkan. Co-Producer: Craig Handy.
Engineer: Alec Head
Notes: Esmond Edwards


SOUL MATES
Terry Myers
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: November 8-9, 1995

Terry Myers (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Nathan (aka Nathen) Page (g); Duffy Jackson (d).

a. Mr. Ten Bar Blues (Don Mikiten) - 4:52
b. Opal's Smile (Terry Myers) - 5:07
c. Smokin' (Terry Myers) - 4:25
d. Samba de Jolari (Norm Schooping) - 6:49
e. Eugotacy (Terry Myers) - 6:01
f. A Gift From Buddy (Terry Myers) - 5:01
g. We're Goin' In (Terry Myers) - 5:39

same, except Terry Myers (as); Duffy Jackson (d, scat vcl).

h. Why Not Blues (Terry Myers) - 9:31

same, except Duffy Jackson (d).

i. Delusions Of Grandeur (Don Mikiten) - 5:21

same, except Terry Myers (ts).

j. Been There, Done That (Terry Myers) - 5:00

same, except Terry Myers (ss).

k. Gotcha (Terry Myers) - 5:14

same, except Terry Myers (ts).

l. Lift Off (Terry Myers) -  6:23

Issues: a-l on Contemporary CCD-14078-2 [CD]
Producer: Charlie Bertini. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock.
Engineer: Jim Thomas
Notes: Carlo Wolff


ORGANIC GROOVES
Essence All Stars
New York City: January 1996

Joey DeFrancesco, Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Tony Purrone (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. Broadway (Woode/McRae/Bird) - 12:21

Grover Washington, Jr. (ts); Kenny Garrett (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Tony Purrone (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

b. True Blue (Tina Brooks) - 9:22

Kenny Garrett (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Tony Purrone (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

c. Smokin' (Hank Mobley) - 11:27

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on Hip Bop Essence HIPD 8010 [CD]
Samplers: b also on hip Bop Essence HIPD 8802 [CD] titled HIP BOP 'N' FUNK.
Producer: Lenny White
Engineer: Alec Head


A LOOK WITHIN
Javon Jackson
New York City: February 3 & 4, 1996

Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Fareed Haque (g); Peter Washington (b); Billy Drummond (d); Cyro Baptista (perc).

a. Zoot Allures (Frank Zappa) - 8:14

same, Cyro Baptista out.

b. Peggy's Blue Skylight/Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love (Charles Mingus) - 7:33

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a & b on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 36490 2 0 [CD] 
Producer: Craig Street
Engineer: Danny Kopelson


MEAN STREETS BEAT
Eric Allison 
West Palm Beach, Florida: March 1996

Eric Allison (ts); Turk Mauro (bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Danny Burger (d).

a. Mean Streets Beat (Eric Allison) - 12:25

Eric Allison, Turk Mauro (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Danny Burger (d).

b. Dead End (Eric Allison) - 9:59
c. Tenor Talk (Eric Allison) - 7:24

Turk Mauro (bs); Eric Allison (cl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Danny Burger (d).

d. Lonely Avenue (Eric Allison) - 8:14

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-d on Contemporary CCD-14080-2 [CD]
Producer: Eric Allison. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock
Engineer: James Crockett
Notes: Zan Stewart


POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS
David "Bubba" Brooks
New York City: April 25, 1996

David "Bubba" Brooks (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jack Wilkins (g); Charlie Persip (d).

a. Blue And Sentimental (C. Basie/D. Mack/G. Livingston) - 4:55
b. Perpetual Motion (E. Garner) - 10:47
c. Just Squeeze Me (D. Ellington/L. Gaynes) - 8:50
d. Dutch Kitchen Bounce (A. Cobb/M. Woods) - 9:24
e. Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Burke/Van Heusen) - 7:30
f. Lonnie's Blues (Lonnie Smith) - 7:13
g. A Ghost Of A Chance (V. Young) - 5:52
h. Things Ain't What They Used To Be (D. Fields/J. MacHugh) - 4:05
i. Don't Blame Me (D. Fields/J. MacHigh) - 8:04

Issues: a-i on TCB 21212 [CD].
Producer: Aleardo G. Buzzi. Executive Producer: Peter Schmidlin.
Engineer: Lou Holtzman
Notes: Franco Buzzi, Aleardo G. Buzzi


THE TRUTH
Turk Mauro
West Palm Beach, Florida: June 10-11 and July 11, 1996

Turk Mauro (bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Danny Burger (d).

a. What A Difference A Day Made (Adams/Grever) - 7:41

Turk Mauro, Eric Allison (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Jeff Grubbs (b); Danny Burger (d).

b. A Joyful Feeling (Turk Mauro) - 10:33

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-b on Milestone MCD-9267-2 [CD]
Producer: Turk Mauro. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock.
Engineer: Jim Crockett
Notes: Eugene Holley, Jr.  


SOUL SERENADE
Jesse Jones
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: June 13, 1996

Jesse Jones, Jr. (as, vcl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

a. Papa Stopper (Jesse Jones, Jr.) - 4:27

Melton Mustafa (tp); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

b. Zneezy Weezy (Melton Mustafa) - 6:21

Melton Mustafa (tp); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

c. The Dap Kid (Melton Mustafa) - 7:00

Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

d. Soul Serenade (Dixon/Ousley) - 14:51 
d. Sweet Serene (Jesse Jones, Jr.) - 7:17

Jesse Jones, Jr. (f, vcl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

e. Comin' Home Baby (Tucker/Dorough) - 9:13

Melton Mustafa (tp); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

f. Jesma (Jesse Jones, Jr.) - 3:22

Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

g. Precious (Curtis Lundy) - 5:10

Melton Mustafa (tp); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Curtis Lundy (b); Danny Burger (d).

h. That's The Way Love Is (Jesse Jones, Jr.) - 6:20
i. This Is The Thing (Melton Mustafa) - 5:51

Issues: a-j on Contemporary CCD-14082-2 [CD]
Producer: Melton Mustafa. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock
Engineer: Michael Fourens
Notes: Dan Ouelette


ONE FOOT IN THE BLUES
Johnny Adams
New Orleans: June 1996

Jamil Sharif (tp, hrn arr); Ed Peterson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Shannon Powell (d, hrn arr); Johnny Adams (vcl); Scott Billington (hrn arr).

a. Won't Pass Me By (Marco Giovino/Tom Beaver) - 4:23

Jamil Sharif (tp); Ed Peterson (ts, hrn arr); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Shannon Powell (d); Johnny Adams (vcl).

b. I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone (Buddy Johnson) - 5:49

Ed Peterson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Shannon Powell (d); Johnny Adams (vcl).

c. One Foot In The Blues (Dan Penn/Jonnie Barnett/Carson Whitsett) - 6:36
d. Baby Don't You Cry (Buddy Johnson/Ned Washington) - 5:20
e. Ill Wind (Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler) - 3:16
f. Two Years Of Torture (Percy Mayfield) - 3:46
g. I Know What I've Got (Sidney Robin) - 3:51

Ed Peterson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Shannon Powell (d, cowbell); Johnny Adams (vcl).

h. Half Awake (Percy Mayfield) - 7:37

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Johnny Adams (vcl).

i. Angel Eyes (Matt Dennis/Earl K. Brent) - 3:30

Ed Peterson (ts, hrn arr); Donald Harrison, Jr. (as, hrn arr); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jimmy Ponder (g); Shannon Powell (d); Johnny Adams (vcl).

j. Roadblock (L.J. Welch) - 4:51
k. Cookin' In Style (Percy Mayfield) - 3:15

Issues: a-k on Rounder CD 2144 [CD].
Samplers: c also on Rounder Heritage 1166-11581-2 [CD] titled THERE'S ALWAYS ONE MORE TIME.
Producer: Scott Billington
Engineer: David Farrell
Notes: Scott Billington


AFRODESIA
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1975-1977. Issued: September 1996

a. Apex (aka Straight To The Point) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 6:53
b. Flavors (aka Impressions, Favors) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 10:21
c. Afrodesia (from AFRO-DESIA) - 9:18
d. Good Morning (aka The Awakening) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 7:50
e. It's Changed (from FUNK REACTION) - 6:07
f. When The Night Is Right (from FUNK REACTION) - 7:01
g. All In My Mind (from FUNK REACTION) - 5:39 

Issues: a-g on LRC CDC 9079 [CD], LaserLight 17 088 [CD].
Samplers: a-g also on LRC 30016 [CD] titled FUNKY JAZZ ORGANS.
Notes: Barry Levenson (LaserLight 17 088 [CD]).


BONGOBOP
The Essence All Stars
New York City: 1997

Josh Roseman (tb); Dr. Lonnie Smith, Reuben Wilson (org); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. Enchantment (Horace Silver) - 10:53

Bob Franceschini (cl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org).

b. The Lady Sings The Blues (Herbie Nichols) - 6:42
c. The Lady Sings The Blues (alternate take)

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a & b on Hip Bop Essence HIBD 8017 [CD]
Samplers: c on Hip Bop HIBD 8803 [CD] titled HIP BOP 'N' SMOOTH.
Producer: Milan Simich
Engineer: Alec Head


SO WHAT! - THE JAZZ GUITAR TRIO VOL. 2
Ximo Tébar
1997

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Ximo Tébar (g, arr); Jesus Gabaldon (b); Billy Brooks (d); Santi Navalon (d programming); Loti Lewis (vcl); Eva Baza, Coral Cubells, Arantxa Dominguez, Cristina Blasco (background vcl).

a. Bennett’s got the blues (X. Tébar) 

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Ximo Tébar (g, arr); Billy Brooks (d).

b. Acid Changes (X. Tébar) 
c. Freddie Freeloader (Miles Davis) 
d. I’ll Remember April (Raye-De Paul-Johnson) 
e. Polka Dots And Moobeams (J.Van Hausen) 
f. So What! (Miles Davis) 
g. Alligator Boogaloo (Lou Donaldson) 
h. Billie’s Bounce (Charlie Parker) 

Issues: a-h on WEA (Sp) #? [CD]
Producer: Ximo Tébar


CHARLES EARLAND'S JAZZ ORGAN SUMMIT
Various Artists
Live at the DuSable Museum of African-American History; Chicago, Illinois: May 24, 1997
Lonnie Smith (org).

a. Lonnie Smith Introduction - 0:32
b. Cherokee - 14:25

Charles Earland, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Johnny "Hammond" Smith (org); Jimmy McGriff (XB-3 org); Bob Devos (g); Terry Morrisette, Greg Rockingham (d).

a. Summit Intro/Summit Time/Outro (Charles Earland) - 11:24

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on Cannonball CBD-27102 [CD]
Producer: Ron Levy and Charles Earland
Engineer: Jeff Meyer and Miloscz
Notes: Pete Fallico


AFTER HOURS 
Eric Allison
West Palm Beach, Florida: July 1-2, 1997

Eric Allison (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

a. Midnight Groove (Eric Allison) - 6:28

John Bailey (tp); Eric Allison (ts); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Turk Mauro (bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

b. After Hours (Bruce/Parrish/Feyne) - 9:01

John Bailey (tp); Eric Allison (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

c. Double Shot (Eric Allison) - 6:55

Eric Allison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Danny Burger (d).

d. 'Round About Dawn (Eric Allison) - 8:47

John Bailey (tp); Eric Allison (ts, tamb); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p, org); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

e. Sittin' In (Eric Allison) - 6:47

John Bailey (tp); Eric Allison (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

f. No Cover (Eric Allison) - 8:04

Eric Allison (f); Turk Mauro (bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

g. Tip-Toein' (Eric Allison) - 6:36

John Bailey (tp); Eric Allison (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

h. Straight Up (Eric Allison) - 7:56

Eric Allison (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

i. Deanna (Eric Allison) - 7:00

John Bailey (tp); Jesse Jones, Jr. (as); Turk Mauro (bs); Eric Allison (cl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Dennis Marks (b); Danny Burger (d).

j. Delta Joy (Eric Allison) - 7:03

Issues: a-j on Contemporary CCD-14088-2 [CD]
Producer: Eric Allison. Executive Producer: Bob Weinstock.
Engineer: James Crockett
Notes: Matt Schudel


HOMEPAGE
Ximo Tebar
Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona, Spain: November 1, 1997-February 10, 1998

collective personnel prob. inc. Joey DeFrancesco (tp); Santi Navalon (p, el-p, key, d/perc programming); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Zimo Tebar (g, el-g); Jesus Gabaldon (b, el-b): Idris Muhammad (d); Tatiana Tolstova, Dmitry Serebrov, Artour Eranossov, Vadim Riavov (background vcl).

a. We Will Rock You (Brian May)

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a on WEA (Sp) 3984 23568 2 [CD]
Producer: Ximo Tebar. Co-Producer: Santi Navalon
Engineer: Benny Gil, Quique Morales, Marc Parrot, Toni Arrufat, Oscar Vinader 


GOES BLUE - THE JAZZ GUITAR TRIO VOL. 3
Ximo Tébar
Live In Madrid: November 1998

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Ximo Tébar (g); Idris Muhammad. 

a. Goes Blue (Ximo Tebar) - 6:00
b. Love You (Cole Porter) - 6:06

same, add Lou Donaldson (as).

c. Laura (D. Raskin/J. Mercer) - 5:51

same, Lou Donaldson out.

d. Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini) - 7:54
e. Invitation (B. Kaper/P. Webster) - 8:20

same, add Lou Donaldson (as).

f. Midnight Creeper (Lou Donaldson) - 6:27

same, Lou Donaldson out.

g. Come To Me (Ximo Tebar) - 7:32

same, add Lou Donaldson (as).

h. Blues Walk (Lou Donaldson) - 6:39

Issues: a-h on Nuevos Medios (Sp) NM1 5 809 CD [CD].
Producer: Ximo Tebar
Engineer: Oscar Vinader
Notes: Federico Garcia Herraiz


McGRIFF'S HOUSE PARTY
Jimmy McGriff
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: September 29, 1999
Kenny Rampton (tp); Eric Alexander (ts); Jimmy McGriff, Dr. Lonnie Smith  (org); Rodney Jones (g); Bernard Purdie (d).

a. Red Cadillac Boogaloo (George Benson) - 6:02
b. That's All (Bob Haymes) - 6:33
c. McGriff's House Party (Rodney Jones) - 7:29
d. Dishin' the Dirt (Lonnie Smith) - 10:02

Note: (1) Guitarist George Benson was present during the above sessions, but did not participate. (2) Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-d on Milestone MCD-9300-2 [CD]
Producer: Bob Porter 
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder. Assistant: Maureen Sickler.
Notes: Dave Helland 


RELAXING AT SEA: LIVE ON THE QE2
The Lou Donaldson Quartet
Live aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2: November 5, 6, 8 & 10, 1999

Lou Donaldson (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Randy Johnston (g); Danny Burger (d).

a. Harlem Nocturne (Hagen) - 7:51
b. Marmaduke (Charlie Parker) - 7;44

same, Lou Donaldson (as, vcl).

c. Whiskey Drinkin' Woman (Lou Donaldson) - 12:27

same, vocals out.

d. The Midnight Creeper (Lou Donaldson) - 6:03
e. Fast And Freaky (Lou Donaldson) - 5:09

same, Lou Donaldson (vcl).

f. It Was A Dream (Bill Broonzy) - 6:58

same, Lou Donaldson (as).

g. Confirmation (Charlie Parker) - 7:29

same, add Nicholas Payton (tp).

h. Now's The Time (Charlie Parker) - 10:18
i. I Can't Get Started (Gershwin/Duke) - 7:15

same, Nicholas Payton out.

j. Lou's New York Theme Song (Lou Donaldson) - 0:03

Lou Donaldson (discussion).

k. Jazzspeak (Hidden Track) - 5:39

Issues: a-k on Chiariscuro CR(D)366 [CD].
Producer: SOS Productions in conjunction with HOSS
Engineer: Jon Bates
Notes: Phil Woods


MODERN MAN
Bobby Broom
Chicago, Illinois: June 28 & 29, 2000

Ronnie Cuber (bs); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Bobby Broom (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. Dance For Osiris (Bobby Broom) - 6:34
b. Ponta Grossa (Ronnie Cuber) - 6:37
c. Superstition (Stevie Wonder) - 5:47
d. Mo' (Bobby Broom) - 5:29
e. I'll Never Fall In Love Again (Bacharach/David) - 6:28
f. Blues For The Modern Man (Bobby Broom) - 6:17
g. Old Devil Moon (Harburg/Lane) - 9:44
h. A Peck A Sec (Hank Mobley) - 4:42
i. After Words (Bobby Broom) - 6:10
j. Layla (Clapton/Gordon) - 6:03

Issues: a-j on Delmark DE-530 [CD]
Producer: Robert G. Koester
Engineer: Bundy Brown
Notes: Bill Milkowski


AFRO-DESIA/KEEP ON LOVIN'
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1975-1976. Issued: August 2000.

From AFRO-DESIA:

a. Afro-desia
b. Spirits Free
c. Straight To The Point
d. The Awakening

from KEEP ON LOVIN':

e. Keep On Lovin'
f. Sizzle Stick
g. Lean Meat
h. What I Want
i. Filet-O-Sole
j. No Tears Tomorrow

Issues: a-j on Connoisseur (E) VSOP CD293 [CD].


THE SPIRIT SPEAKS
Ed Cherry
New York City: September 11, 2000

Joe Ford (ss); Lonnie Smith (org); Ed Cherry (el-g); Nasheet Waits (d).

a. Little Girl, Big Girl (Ed Cherry) - 7:34

same, except Ed Cherry (g).

b. The Spirits Speak (Ed Cherry) - 5:44
c. Top Hat (Andy McKee) - 7:11

same, except Ed Cherry (el-g).

d. Woo!/Sharrock (Ed Cherry) - 9:03

same, except Joe Ford (ts, ss); Ed Cherry (g); Laird Jackson (vcl).

e. Peace (Horace Silver) - 7:02

same, except Joe Ford (ss); Ed Cherry (el-g). Laird Jackson out.

f. Joe's Thing (Jay Collins) - 5:35
g. Lennox Ave., 1 AM (Ed Cherry) - 7:14

same, except Ed Cherry (g, el-g); Laird Jackson (vcl).

h. Share A Life (Laird Jackson) - 8:17

Issues: a-h on Justin Time JUST 155-2 [CD]
Producer: Jim West & Ed Cherry
Engineer: Ian Terry
Notes: Harvey Pekar


SOUL MANIFESTO
Rodney Jones
New York City: January 2001

Maceo Parker (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Rodney Jones (g); Lonnie Plaxico (b); Idris Muhammad (d).

a. Groove Bone Part 1 (Rodney Jones) - 5:22
b. Groove Bone Part 2 (Rodney Jones)/Last Call (Interlude) - 11:21
c. Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers) - 4:21

Maceo Parker, Arthur Blythe (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Rodney Jones (g); Lonnie Plaxico (b); Idris Muhammad (d).

d. Soul Makossa (Manu Dibango)/Wake Up Call (Interlude) - 6:24

Arthur Blythe (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Rodney Jones (g); Idris Muhammad (d).

e. Soul Manifesto (Rodney Jones) - 9:50
f. One Turnip Queen (Rodney Jones) - 5:39
g. Mobius 3 (Rodney Jones) - 7:37
h. Soupbone (Rodney Jones) - 8:15
i. Soul Eyes (Mal Waldron) - 8:12

Issues: a-i on Blue Note 72435 30499 2 8 [CD]
Samplers: a also on Blue Note (Du) 5134232 [CD] titled BLUE NOTE TRIP 6: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING BLUE.
Producer: Rodney Jones
Engineer: Peter Darmi
Notes: Rodney Jones


DR. LONNIE SMITH MEETS MARTIEN OSTER AND THE ORIGINAL GROOVES
Dr. Lonnie Smith/Martien Oster
Recorded Live on Tour: May 30 and June 3, 2001

Barend Middelhoff (ts); Dr Lonnie Smith (org); Martien Oster (g); Steve Altenberg (d).

a. I Can't Stand It (Lonnie Smith) - 2.30
b. Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie/Pinkard/Casey) - 8.42

same, add Martin Verdonk (perc).

c. Straight To The Point (Lonnie Smith) - 8.41

same, Martin Verdonk out.

d. The Trickbag (Wes Montgomery) - 8.37
e. It Ain't Necessary (Grant Green) - 10.13

same, add Martin Verdonk (perc).

f. This Is Happiness (Delmosa/Colazzo/Menendez) - 7.19

same, Martin Verdonk out.

g. I Be Blue (Lonnie Smith) - 7.03
h. Play It Back (Lonnie Smith) - 14.12

Note: Thanks to Bart Van Os for alerting me to this recording.

Issues: a-h on OG (Nl) 2001 [CD]
Engineer: Joep Lumeij
 


THE BRIDGE
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Encinitas, CA, Hollywood, CA, Seattle, WA, Chicago, IL and New York City: 2002

Chris Littlefield, Hugh Ragin (tp); Fred Wesley (tb); Karl Denson (ts, vcl); David Veith (el-p); Lonnie Smith (org); Brian Jordan (g); Chris Wood (b); Zak Najor (d); Erinn Kerr (background vcl).

a. The Answer (Karl Denson) - 5:50

Roy Hargrove, Hugh Ragin (tp); Fred Wesley (tb); Karl Denson (ts, vcl); Louis Taylor, Skerik (bs); David Veith (el-p); Lonnie Smith (org); Brian Jordan (g); Chris Wood (b); Zak Najor (d); Mike Dillon (perc); Saul Williams, Michael Franti (vcl).

b. Freedom (Karl Denson/Saul Williams/Michael Franti) - 6:28

Hugh Ragin (tp); Fred Wesley (tb); Karl Denson (tp, vcl); David Veith (el-p); Lonnie Smith (org); Brian Jordan (g); Ron Johnson (b); Zak Najor (d); Mike Dillon (perc); Joy Malig, Damu Quarles, Erinn Kerr (background vcl).

c. The Bridge (Karl Denson) - 7:20

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on Relaxed RRCD002 [CD]
Producer: Erik Newson and Karl Denson
Engineer: David Baker


BOOGALOO TO BECK
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Mamroneck, New York: c. 2002

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Doug Munro (g, arr); Lafrae Sci (d).

a. Paper Tiger (Beck Hansen) - 9:38
b. Mixed Business (Beck Hansen) - 8:20
c. Devil's Haircut (B. Campbell/J. King/M. Simpson) - 8:23
d. Where It's At (B. Campbell/J. King/M. Simpson) - 6:58
e. He's A Mighty Good Leader (Beck Hansen) - 5:30
f. Nobody's Fault (Beck Hansen) - 9:20

David "Fat Head" Newman (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Doug Munro (g, arr); Lafrae Sci (d).

g. Tropicalia (Beck Hansen) - 5:51
h. The New Pollution (B. Campbell/J. King/M. Simpson) - 7:12
i. Sexx Laws (Beck Hansen) - 6:58
j. Loser (B. Campbell/K. Stephenson) - 3:16
k. Jack Ass (B. Hansen/M. Simpson/J. King/B. Dylan) - 6:55

Issues: a-k on Scufflin' CD-8481 [CD]
Producer: Doug Munro. Executive Producer: Joel Spielman
Engineer: Michael Messier
Notes: Dean Brierly 


HAMMOND RENS
Kresten Osgood
Live at
Holbaek Jazzklub and Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Copenhagen: March 2002
Michael Blake (ts, ss); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Kresten Osgood (d); Anders Provis (ghostpercussion).

a. Collins (Kresten Osgood) - 11:38
b. The World Awakes (Kresten Osgood) - 12:14
c. The Making Of You (Curtis Mayfield) - 7:51
d. Three For Dizzy (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 24:15
e. London Pride (Kresten Osgood) - 20:47
f. Jens Bloch & Rahsaan Take A Break From The
     Choir Of Angels To Jam A Little
(Kresten Osgood) - 0:59
g. I'm Black (Dedicated To Alvin Queen) (Kresten Osgood) - 14:00
h. Chop Suey (Slide Hampton) - 16:17
i. The Beat-Up Blues (Kresten Osgood) - 10:14
j. Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms) (Abrim Tilmon) - 17:20
k. Like Lonnie (Kresten Osgood) - 21:24

Issues: a-k on Ilk Music (Eu) 740 [CD]
Producer: Kresten Osgood
Engineer: Thomas Vang
Notes: Kresten Osgood


EASY DOES IT
Javon Jackson
New York City: September 30 and October 1, 2002

Fred Wesley (tb); Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Mark Whitfield (g); Lenny White (d).

a. If You See Kay (aka Brushin' It) (Lonnie Smith) - 4:10
b. Right On (E. De Roven/M. Gaye) - 7:31

Fred Wesley (tb, vcl); Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Mark Whitfield (g); Lenny White (d); Eve Cornelious (vcl).

c. House Party (Fred Wesley) - 4:15

Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org).

d. Papa Lou (Javon Jackson) - 3:10

Fred Wesley (tb); Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Mark Whitfield (g); Lenny White (d).

e. Kiss (Javon Jackson) - 7:21

Javon Jackson (ts); Mark Whitfield (g)

f. Diane (Javon Jackson) - 5:44

Fred Wesley (tb); Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Mark Whitfield (g); Lenny White (d); Eve Cornelious (vcl).

g. Wake Up Everybody (Whitehead/McFadden/Carstorphen) - 4:46

same, Eve Cornelius out.

h. Easy Does It (Javon Jackson) - 4:31
i. J Soul (Javon Jackson) - 6:20

Issues: a-i on Palmetto PM 2093 [CD]
Producer: Matt Balitsaris and Javon Jackson
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris 


COAST TO COAST
Red Holloway
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: February 11-12, 2003

Red Holloway, Frank Wess (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Melvin Sparks (g); Paul Humphrey (d).

a. Still Groovin' (Red Holloway) - 6:03
b. Avalon (Rose/Jolson) - 8:05
c. 3 Steps Up Clark (Frank Wess) - 5:11

same, except Red Holloway (as).

d. Indian Summer (Victor Herbert) - 4:07

same, except Red Holloway (ts).

e. Struttin' With Julie (Red Holloway) - 6:42
f. Water Jug (Frank Wess) - 8:14

same, except Red Holloway (vcl).

g. Million Dollar Secret (Helen Humes) - 4:54

same, vcl out.

h. Good To Go (Gene Gray) - 9:48

Issues: a-h on Milestone MCD-9335-2 [CD]
Producer: Bob Porter
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder. Assisted by Maureen Sickler.
Notes: Tony Outhwaite


AFRODESIA
Lonnie Smith

Recorded: 1975-1977. Issued: March 18, 2003

a. Apex (aka Straight To The Point) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 6:53
b. Flavors (aka Impressions, Favors) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 10:21
c. Afrodesia (from AFRO-DESIA) - 9:18
d. Good Morning (aka The Awakening) (from AFRO-DESIA) - 7:50
e. It's Changed (from FUNK REACTION) - 6:07
f. When The Night Is Right (from FUNK REACTION) - 7:01
g. All In My Mind (from FUNK REACTION) - 5:39 

Note: (1) Title and contents of above issue are identical to LRC CDC 9079 [CD] and LaserLight 17 088 [CD] titled AFRODESIA, however cover art differs. (2) While Ron Carter is named on the cover of LRC 29079 [CD], he does not appear on any of the titles contained therein. George Benson, who is also named on the cover, appears only on "Flavors," "Afrodesia" and "Good Morning." Joe Lovano, also named on the cover, appears only on "Apex," "Flavors," "Afrodesia" and "Good Morning."

Issues: a-g on LRC 2 9079 [CD].


THE DOCTOR IS IN
Crash With Special Guest Dr. Lonnie Smith
Recorded live at the Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver, B.C.: September 6, 2003

Jerry Cook (ts); Cory Weeds (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Dave Sikula (g); Mark Humeniuk (b); Bernie Arai (d).

a. Nick's Kick (Cory Weeds/Jerry Cook) - 12:02
b. Lonnie Commentary - 0:26
c. Lonnie's Blues (Lonnie Smith) - 16:01
d. Lonnie Commentary - 0:30
e. Play It Back (Lonnie Smith) - 12:57
f. Your Mama's Got A Complex (Lonnie Smith) - 10:12
g. Scream (Lonnie Smith) - 7:11
h. Sideman (Lonnie Smith) - 7:21
i. Love Bowl (Lonnie Smith) - 10:32

Issues: a-i on Cellar Live (Can) CL090603 [CD]
Producer: Cory Weeds and Jerry Cook
Engineer: Chris Gestrin


TOO DAMN HOT!
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Bucks County, Pennsylvania: January 5 and 6, 2004

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Rodney Jones (rhythm g); Greg Hutchinson (d).

a. Norleans (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 4:51
b. Back Track (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 7:09
c. Track 9 (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 5:30
d. One Cylinder (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 7:10
e. Your Mama's Got A Complex (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 5:06

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Rodney Jones (rhythm g); Fukushi Tainaka (d).

f. Too Damn Hot (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 6:22
g. The Whip (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 5:39
h. Silver Serenade (Horace Silver) - 6:58
i. Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill/Larry Morey) - 7:32
j. Evil Turn (Dr. Lonnie Smith) - 6:04

Issues: a-j on Palmetto PM 2105 [CD]
Producer: Matt Balitsaris
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris, Jim Hildenberger


NEW YORK TIME
Frode Kjekstad
New York City: February 1-2, 2004

Eric Alexander (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Frode Kjekstad (g); Byron Landham (d).

a. Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) - 6:02
b. Prospect Park S.W. (Frode Kjekstad) - 5:39
c. Brooklyn Bound (Frode Kjekstad) - 4:27
d. Over Easy (Frode Kjekstad) - 4:56

same, Eric Alexander out.

e. The Way You Look Tonight (Kern/Fields) - 5:45
f. Autumn In New York (V. Duke) - 5:21
g. Secret Love (Webster/Fain) - 6:15
h. Laura (Mercer/Raskin) - 7:54
i. Road Song (Wes Montgomery) - 5:03

Issues: a-i on Curling Legs (No) CLPCD79 [CD].


HAVE YOU HEARD
Javon Jackson
Bucks County, Pennsylvania: August 30 and 31, 2004

Javon Jackson (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Mark Whitfield (g); Kenny Davis (el-b); Terreon Gully (d).

a. In This Corner (Jackson) - 6:39
b. Have You Heard (Jackson) - 6:03
c. Dr. Smith (Jackson) - 5:46
d. Summertime (Gershwin/Heyward) - 5:40
e. Move On Up (Mayfield) - 5:32
f. Quik (Jackson) - 5:26
g. That's The Way I Feel About 'Cha (Womack/Hicks/Grisby) - 3:59

same, add Lisa Fischer (vcl).

h. Dance Floor (Troutman/Troutman) - 8:05
i. Funky In Here (Reprise) - 3:27

same, prob. Dr. Lonnie Smith (vcl) replaces Lisa Fischer.

j. Breakin' Up Somebody's Home (Jackson/Matthews) - 3:52

Issues: a-j on Palmetto PM 2110 [CD]
Producer: Matt Balitsaris
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris


STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE
Cyrus Pace
Roanoke, Virginia: November 1-4, 2004

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Cyrus Pace (g, arr); Adam Clark (d, perc).

a. Straight From The Source (Cyrus Pace) - 4:16
b. Doin' The Thing (Horace Silver) - 7:27
c. Taxman (George Harrison) - 8:16
d. Lullaby For Helene (Bill Evans) - 2:06
e. Sort Of Softly (Cyrus Pace) - 4:54

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org, arr); Cyrus Pace (g); Adam Clark (d, perc), René Marie (vcl).

f. Poor Wayfarin' Stranger (Traditional) - 7:33

Cyrus Pace (g).

g. Pure Imagination (Bricusse/Newley) - 4:04

Issues: a-g on Bright Soul 1011 [CD]
Producer: Cyrus Pace with Rodney Jones.
Engineer: Skip Brown


GREASY STREET
Richie Hart
Stamford, Connecticut: c. June 12, 2005

Clifton Anderson (tb); Jerry Weldon (ts); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Richie Hart (g, el-g); Rick Petrone (b); Joe Corsello (d).

a. Greasy Street (Petrone/Corsello) - 6:31
b. Tyrone (Larry Young) - 5:56
c. East Coast Blues (Richie Hart) - 6:08

Note: Other titles without Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on Zoho ZMR 20511 [CD].
Producer: Richie Hart, Rick Petrone & Joe Corsello
Engineer: Richie Corsello
Notes: Michael Cuscuna


SO WAR’S - VOLL DANEBEN
Olaf Kübler
c. 2005

Olaf Kübler (storyteller, sax), Wolfgang Schmid (misc. instruments) with Weitere Musiker: Die Olaf Stiletti Band, Bayrisch Diatonischer Jodel Wahnsinn, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Baldur Bockhoff, Die Menzinger Chorknaben.

a. So War's (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 4:04
b. Elvis In Butzbach (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 3:22
c. Jim Dandy (Lincoln Chase) - 1:07
d. Willy Michel Und Der Hirsch (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 1:07
e. Gifteln In Kronwinkel (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 3:28
f. Die 35g Woche (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 1:03
g. Papa Was A Rolling Stone (Barrett/Whitfield) - 1:05
h. Ike Turner (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 4:20
i. Livin' For The City (Stevie Wonder) - 1:21
j. Paranoia Song (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 1:11
k. Moskau (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 8:53
l. Das Bein Blieb Stehn (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 2:32
m. Krüppel-Henry (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 4:08
n. Das Interplanetarische "A" (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 4:29
o. Epilog (Wolfgang Schmid/Olaf Kübler) - 1:58
p. It's Only Rock 'n Roll (Jagger/Richards) - 2:00

Issues: a-p on ACT (Ger) 9439-2 [CD]
Producer: Wolfgang Schmid-Grandy


JUNGLE SOUL
Dr. Lonnie Smith

Bucks County, Pennsylvania: November 28 and 29, 2005
Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Matt Balitsaris (rhythm g); Allison Miller (d, perc).

a. Trouble Man (Gaye) - 5:07
b. Simone (Foster) - 6:45
c. Jungle Soul (Smith) - 6:23
d. Willow Weep For Me (Ronell) - 7:43
e. Freedom Jazz Dance (Harris) - 6:09
f. Blue Moment (Smith) - 8:39
g. Witch Doctor (Smith/Gasperini) - 9:45
h. Bemsha Swing (Monk/West) - 6:22

same, except Matt Balitsaris (g).

i. Zimbabwe (Smith) - 6:11
j. Jungle Wisdom (Smith) - 4:30

Issues: a-j on Palmetto PM 2119 [CD]
Producer: Matt Balitsaris
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris, Jim Hildenberger, Pat Rustici


NOW
Javon Jackson
Bucks County, Pennsylvania: February 1 and 2, 2006

Javon Jackson (ts) with collective personnel inc. Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); David Gilmore (g); Kenny Davis (b); Greg Hutchinson (d); Lisa Fischer (vcl).

a. In The Sticks (Javon Jackson) - 7:51
b. Chief Blackwater (Kenny Garrett) - 5:29
c. Love Calls (Owens) - 4:52
d. South Side Eddie (Javon Jackson) - 8:28
e. Where Is The Love (McDonald/Antisia) - 4:09
f. Richard's R.A.P. (Javon Jackson) - 5:36
g. Fun Time (Kenny Davis) - 5:37
h. Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (Bobbit) - 3:46
i. I Remember You (Schertzinger/Mercer) - 2:29

Issues: a-i on Palmetto PM 2121 [CD]
Producer: Matt Baltisaris and Javon Jackson
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris


LEGENDS OF JAZZ WITH RAMSEY LEWIS
EPISODE: THE KILLER B'S

TV: c. 2006
Ramsey Lewis (interviewer).

a. Dr. Lonnie Smith Interview

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org) with g, d.

b. Caravan (Duke Ellington/Juan Tizol)

Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joey DeFrancesco (org) with g, d.

c. Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill/Larry Morey)

Note: Other titles without Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-c on LRSmedia [no?] [CD/DVD/Book] titled LEGENDS OF JAZZ WITH RAMSEY LEWIS (BOX SET) and LRSmedia 900042 [CD/DVD] titled LEGENDS OF JAZZ WITH RAMSEY LEWIS - SEASON ONE VOLUME THREE.


LITTLE TINY
Saori Yano
New York City: September 26, 27, 2007

Saori Yano (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Lewis Nash (d).

a. My Baby Shot Me Down (Soari Yano)
b. Split Kick (Horace Silver)
c. (They Long To Be) Close To You (Burt Bacharach)
d. She Rote (Charlie Parker)
e. Velvet Easter (Yumi Arai)
f. Boplicity (Cleo Henry)
g. Pardon Lucy (Saori Yano)
h. KC Blues (Charlie Parker)
i. Danny Boy (traditional)

Note: One additional title without Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-I on Savoy (Jap) COCB-53685 [CD]


SWEET MISSY
Gloria Coleman featuring George Coleman
New York City: December 2007

Dr. Lonnie Smith (p); Gloria Coleman (org, vcl); Calvin Keys (g); Deszon Claiborne (d).

a. Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon (Cahn/Styne) - 5:06

Note: Other titles without Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a on Doodlin' DR-006 [CD]
Producer: Pete Fallico
Engineer: Scott Sorkin
Notes: Pete Fallico


FRIENDS AND FAMILY
Ray Brown, Jr.
New York City: c. 2008
Dr. John (p, vcl); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Ray Brown, Jr. (vcl) with others.

a. Memphis - 3:37

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); Ray Brown, Jr. (vcl) with others.

b. Everybody's Cryin' Mercy (Mose Allison) - 4:05

Note: Other titles without Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Issues: a-b on SRI Jazz 311252 [CD]
Producer: Shelly Liebowitz


RISE UP!
Dr. Lonnie Smith

Bucks County, Pennsylvania: May 5 and 6, 2008
Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein, Matt Balitsaris (g); Herlin Riley (d).

a. A Matterapat (Smith) - 6:46
b. Sweet Dreams (Lennox/Stewart) - 6:47

Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); Peter Bernstein, Matt Balitsaris (g); Herlin Riley (d); James Shipp (perc).

c. Come Together (Lennon/McCartney) - 5:07
d. People Make The World Go Round (Bell/Epstein) - 10:42

Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Herlin Riley (d); James Shipp (perc); Doc, Jo Lawry, Pat Rustici, Natasha Zaikina (handclaps).

e. Pilgrimage (Smith) - 6:49

Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein (g); Herlin Riley (d); James Shipp (perc).

f. Dapper Dan (Smith) - 7:21
g. Voodoo Doll (Smith) - 4:42

Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org, vcl); Peter Bernstein (g); Herlin Riley (d); Jo Lawry (vcl).

h. And The World Weeps (Smith) - 7:39

Donald Harrison (as); Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Peter Bernstein, Herlin Riley (d).

i. Tyrone (Larry Young) - 6:15

Issues: a-i on Palmetto PM 2138 [CD].
Producer: Matt Balitsaris
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris. Second engineer: Jim Hildenberger.
Notes: Afrikahn Jahmal Dayvs, Ian Jackson.


SPIRAL
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Bucks County, Pennsylvania: January 12-13, 2010

Dr. Lonnie Smith (org); Jonathan Kreisberg (g); Jamire Williams (d).

a. Mellow Mood (J. Smith) - 5:13
b. I've Never Been In Love Before (F. Loesser) - 5:11
c. Frame For The Blues (S. Hampton) - 8:53
d. I Didn't Know What Time It Was (L. Hart/R. Rodgers) - 7:49
e. Sweet & Lovely (G. Arnheim/J. Lemare/H. Tobias) - 5:57
f. Spiral (L. Smith) - 5:55
g. Beehive (H. Mabern) - 6:41
h. Sukiyaki (H.N. Rokusuke) - 3:40

Issues: a-h on Palmetto PM 2142 [CD]
Producer: Matt Balitsaris
Engineer: Matt Balitsaris

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