Jimmy Smith The Cat

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) (Repost)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Jan. 31, 2018
Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) (Repost)

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964)
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 206 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 78 MB | Covers - 72 MB
Genre: Jazz, Big Band | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve Records (810 046-2)

Compared to his earlier Blue Note recordings, organist Jimmy Smith's outings for Verve are not as strong from a jazz standpoint. Certainly his renditions of the "Theme from Joy House," "The Cat," and the "Main Title from The Carpetbaggers" are not all that significant. However, this set has some tasteful arrangements for the big band by Lalo Schifrin, and some good playing by the great organist on a variety of other blues-oriented material. Also, the combination of organ with a big band is sometimes quite appealing, making this album worth picking up despite its commercial focus.
Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) [Japanese Limited SHM-SACD 2014] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC {RE-UP}

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) [Japanese Limited SHM-SACD 2014]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 32:57 minutes | Scans included | 1,03 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 712 MB
Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz] RE-UP

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 32:49 minutes | 771 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

In his years with Verve, Jimmy Smith and his jaunty jazz organ made four appearances on Billboard's hit-singles charts with his recordings of contemporary movie themes. This album, arranged by Lalo Schifrin, features selections from two film scores (including "The Cat," for which composer Schifrin won a Grammy), some big-band style orchestrations, and plenty of blues. In 1964 this release defied the boundaries of idiom, appealing to a huge audience of jazz, r&b, and pop fans. Screaming film noir horns frame Smith's jaw-dropping organ runs that practically sweat emotion.

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) [SHM-CD Remastered 2008]  Music

Posted by Bezz at Dec. 29, 2011
Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) [SHM-CD Remastered 2008]

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) [SHM-CD Remastered 2008]
EAC rip | WAVPACK+CUE+LOG | Scans | 250 Mb (Incl. Recovery)
Genre ~ Hard Bop, Soul Jazz | Label ~ Verve Music Group/UCCU-9419

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) {REPOST}  Music

Posted by Samtro at Aug. 4, 2010
Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964) {REPOST}

Jimmy Smith - The Cat (1964)
EAC RIP | WV+CUE+LOG+Full Covers / MP3 - CBR 320 Kbps | 274 MB / 149 MB
Jazz, Blues, Swing, Soul-jazz, Jazz-funk, BIG BAND | 1964 M.G.M. Records, Inc. | Audio CD: PolyGram Records, Inc. (826 987-2)

Compared to his earlier Blue Note recordings, organist Jimmy Smith's outings for Verve are not as strong from a jazz standpoint. Certainly his renditions of the "Theme from Joy House," "The Cat" and the "Main Title from The Carpetbaggers" are not all that significant. However, this CD has some tasteful arrangements for the big band by Lalo Schifrin and some good playing by the great organist on a variety of other blues-oriented material. Also the combination of organ with a big band is sometimes quite appealing, making this CD worth picking up despite its commercial tracks.

Jimmy Smith - The Cat  Music

Posted by karfaks at Dec. 18, 2007
Jimmy Smith - The Cat

Jimmy Smith - The Cat
APE (Cue) | 206 MB | MP3 320 kbps | 77.3 Mb | 1964

Jimmy Smith - The Best Of Jimmy Smith: The Blue Note Years (1988)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 14, 2018
Jimmy Smith - The Best Of Jimmy Smith: The Blue Note Years (1988)

Jimmy Smith - The Best Of Jimmy Smith: The Blue Note Years (1988)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 397 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 153 Mb | Scans included
Hard Bop, Soul Jazz | Label: Blue Note | # CDP 7 91140 2 | Time: 01:05:48

Covering prime early recordings from 1956-1960 and one mid-'80s cut, Blue Note's The Best of Jimmy Smith offers up a fine introduction to the trailblazing jazz organist. Smith's Blue Note sessions not only introduced the world to the complex solo possibilities of the Hammond B3 organ, but simultaneously ushered in the soul-jazz era of the '60s, spawning a wealth of fine imitators in the process. Before delving into more commercial terrain on Verve in the late '60s, Smith cut a ton of jam-session dates for Blue Note, often with the help of hard bop luminaries like trumpeter Lee Morgan, alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson, tenor saxophonists Tina Brooks and Stanley Turrentine, and drummers Art Blakey and Donald Bailey. All are heard here on classic cuts like "The Sermon," "Back at the Chicken Shack," and "The Jumpin' Blues," with Smith regular Turrentine and a young Morgan availing themselves in especially fine form. For his part, Smith eats up the scenery on all the sides here, taking his solo to particularly impressive heights on a fleetly swinging rendition of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home".

Jimmy Smith - The Fantastic Jimmy Smith (2002)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 21, 2017
Jimmy Smith - The Fantastic Jimmy Smith (2002)

Jimmy Smith - The Fantastic Jimmy Smith (2002)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 165.53 Mb | 46:32 | Covers
Hard Bop, Soul Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Empire Music Group (545 450 685-2)

When Jimmy Smith burst on the scene in 1955, playing his exciting brand of jazz organ at the Café Bohemia and the following year on records for Blue Note, he seemed to appear fully formed from out of nowhere. In the early '60s, a budget LP from the Up Front label had ten obscure selections from the beginning of Smith's career, but failed to give any real information. Now those ten numbers plus six other cuts have been reissued on this historic CD. Recorded most likely during 1953-1954, the performances on this disc comprise Jimmy Smith's earliest recording sessions.
Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016)
Jazz, Soul Jazz, Hard Bop | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 02:36:46 h | 3,84 Gb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Verve Reissues | Tracks: 52 | Released: 2016

Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example.

Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 8, 2016
Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016)

Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016)
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:36:59 | 361 MB
Label: Verve Reissues | Release Year: 2016

Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example.