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Dr. Lonnie Smith.
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February 27, 2014 Hammond B3 organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith leads his trio through a soulful set before a sold-out house at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.
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Dr. Lonnie Smith's In the Beginning, a new album that reimagines the artist's older, out-of-print work, is out now.
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November 9, 2013 As a bandleader in the 1960s and '70s, Smith wrote timeless music — and secured that label during the '80s and '90s, when hip-hop producers sampled his work left and right. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Smith on the occasion of a new album that revives the out-of-print gems of a six-decade career.
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June 24, 2008 The new jazz supergroup, featuring B3 organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith, brings the music of the Crescent City to the New York-based Latin soul music called boogaloo. In a session from Jazz24, the band is paired down to a trio with alto saxophonist Donald Harrison and guitarist Peter Bernstein.
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January 27, 2005 NPR's Tony Cox talks with organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith about art of the Hammond B3, his extensive music career and his latest CD, Too Damn Hot.
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