Tonight through Sunday, Smith pops the cork on that magic, appearing with his trademark Hammond B-3
keyboard at Catalina Bar & Grill.
The guitarist, opening a six-night stand Tuesday at Catalina's, is joined by Hammond B-3
player Joey DeFrancesco and drummer Billy Hart for a fabulously funky reading of five originals, a swinging version of Sonny Rollins' ``Oleo'' and two cuts from Miles Davis' ``Kind of Blue.
Driven by highly lyrical guitar, the disc features the Hammond B-3
organ of Bill Willis, whose long career includes seminal r&b and blues sessions for the King label plus stints with Freddie King and Lavern Baker.
As a solo artist, he was a Hammond B-3
organ pioneer and later a synthesizer pioneer whose funky style became the standard for all pop keyboard players who followed.
legend Joey DeFrancesco and his trio will close out the main stage performances at 9:00 p.
Headed by Bill Champlin, vocalist and funky Hammond B-3
player, the band has a strong following in Portland, where fans scrounged together the money to book the group at the Aladdin Theater in 1999.
While Green's work has been repackaged often over the years, the new four-disc ``Grant Green Retrospective'' is a thoughtfully compiled set that divides the instrumentalist's career into three phases: blues-infused dates with Hammond B-3
organists like Jack McDuff and Smith, straight-ahead small-group sessions with Herbie Hancock, Clark and others, and all-star studio sessions with such top horn players as Morgan and Hank Mobley.
Smith, who plays the Hammond B-3
, has a new CD out, called "Boogaloo to Beck,' which translates the music of rock superstar Beck into jazz.
Throughout SWEET SOMEWHERE BOUND, Greene showcases his amazing prowess on guitar, harmonica, and keyboards (both piano and Hammond B-3
Someone interested in a Hammond B-3
organ with Leslie built-ins, drawbar and foot-petals - free.
The musician, largely unknown outside the Boston area, plays a supercharged Hammond B-3
the way it used to be played, leading a top-notch rhythm section in grooves that bring to mind the great Jimmy Smith, Larry Clark and Don Patterson albums of the 1950s and '60s.
Demers of 26 Sullivan Place, Millbury; and Robert Derosier of 68 Fisher Road, Holden, are interested in the Hammond B-3
Riot City Blues was recorded over the course of 10 intense days of non- stop music-making last June live on the floor of London's Olympic Studios by Bobby Gillespie (vocals), Andrew Innes (guitars, banjo and mandolin), Martin Duffy (piano, harmonium, Hammond B-3
organ and harmonica), Gary "Mani" Mounfield (bass) and Robert Young (guitars and harmonica).
That would be a cool one to think of in terms of a Hammond B-3
organ: Miami lounge act, walking bass on the B-3 .
Brother Art even popped in to add some inspired Hammond B-3
playing to a reading of Hank Ballard's "Work With Me Annie.