For 2004, organizers of the 13th annual Festival have lined up three days of FREE music that celebrates the eclecticism of today's jazz, from classic Big Band interpretations to sizzling Latin rhythms, from smooth, contemporary stylings to the sweetness of Joey D's Hammond B-3 organ
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.
Someone interested in a Hammond B-3 organ
with Leslie built-ins, drawbar and foot-petals - free.
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.
July 17-22: Jimmy Smith uses his Hammond B-3 organ
to knock 'em out at Catalina Bar & Grill.
Jimmy Smith's first album in five years finds the king of the Hammond B-3 organ
hosting an array of musical guests - Etta James, Dr.
Soulful alto saxophonist, Lou Donaldson, and his quartet, featuring Lonnie Smith on the Hammond B-3 organ
Hammond B-3 organ
giant Jimmy McGriff guests on two funky workouts, and Earl scores on covers of Muddy Waters' ``Catfish Blues,'' Pharoah Sanders' ``Thembi'' and several strong originals.
Crow played some acoustic and electric guitar on the record and the bass and all the keyboard parts, including a Hammond B-3 organ
, her instrument of choice since she was 15.
Morlix apparently had a blast making his solo debut, the just-issued ``Toad of Titicaca'' (Catamount), a collection of 11 country-rock originals or co-writes with a core band of Morlix on guitars, bass and various stringed things and ex-Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan on Hammond B-3 organ
Big bad blues: He ruled the kingdom of the Hammond B-3 organ
in the '50s and '60s, but Jimmy Smith was never crowned.
The genre-blending ``Savage Night'' - the title is borrowed from a gritty crime novel by Jim Thompson - is a seductive trip to the noir side of town where a Hawaiian steel guitar and a Hammond B-3 organ
can become all-night drinking buddies.
Accordionist Flaco Jimenez, Hammond B-3 organ
fills, fat fuzzy guitar and sax, and Rosas' gritty vocals stew together on tracks mostly written or co-written by Rosas in pure melting pot heaven.
Out There'' (Epic) might not garner half the attention given these days to Buddy Guy or Jonny Lang, and between the ever-present whirring of a Hammond B-3 organ
and the church-style backing vocals on several tunes, the album could be too gospel to connect with the shot-and-beer blues rock crowd.
Allman, who plays lowdown Hammond B-3 organ
on most tracks, is in fine form throughout, his voice a whiskey-soaked thing of black 'n' blue beauty.