Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Best Of Jimmy Smith – The Blue Note Years

CD (Item 521252) Blue Note, Late 50s/Early 60s — Condition: Used
Out Of Stock

CD

✈

Classic sides with Lou Donaldson, Stanley Turrentine, Kenny Burrell, Art Blakey, and Donald Bailey. Tracks include "The Sermon", "Fungii Mama", "Jumpin' Blues", "The Champ", and "All Day Long".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.


Used CD Grade

We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible.

When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.


You might be interested


Jimmy Smith

Portuguese Soul
Verve (Japan), 1973. Used
An oft-overlooked 70s gem from Hammond legend Jimmy Smith – very different than some of his 60s work for Verve! The album's got a smooth complicated sound – with very long tracks that open up, stretch out, and groove in a much more sophisticated way than some of Jimmy's 60s work for ... CD
Verve/Hip-O Select, 1967/1968. Used
A pair of near perfect soulful jazz organ sets from Jimmy Smith – 1967's Respect and 1968's Livin' It Up – plus the rare non album single "Mickey Mouse" as bonus track for the first time on CD! Respect is really nice jazz album from Jimmy, although one that got hidden in the ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used
A great return to form for Hammond giant Jimmy Smith – heard here on an early 90s date for Blue Note, done in the same style as Jimmy's classic work for the label! The set's a live one, recorded in Japan – and the tracks have this open flow that's mighty nice – proof that Smith's ... CD
Blue Note, 1956. Used
A real stormer from Jimmy Smith – done in his first year at Blue Note, but with a sense of power and imagination that cannot be denied! It might be easy to pass up this album, because many of the tunes are standards, done in a simple trio format – but back at the time of this session, ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used
Proof that at his start, Jimmy Smith had a greatness that knew no bounds – as the album's one of a few that Blue Note recorded in the late 50s, but never issued until many years later – even though they had already released so many amazing records from this period! The set has Jimmy ... CD
Blue Note, Early 60s. Used
One of the most famous early albums from Hammond organ giant Jimmy Smith – and for good reason too, as he was using the instrument to pioneer a whole new field in jazz! Before Jimmy, others had used the organ on short tracks, usually for a bit of color – but here, Smith explodes as a ... CD

Charles Mingus with Eric Dolphy

Cornell 1964
Blue Note, 1964. Used 2 CDs
A real musical discovery – not just for the fact that the CD represents a previously-unreleased concert by Charlies Mingus – but also because the sounds and styles here offer up a version of Mingus that's almost more adventurous than some of his other albums of the time! The sextet ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used
An undisputed masterpiece by Lee Morgan – and one of the first records in which he shed his straight bop sensibility, and began evolving into a soulful genius for the 60s! The album's got 4 long tracks that all build beautifully – really extended numbers that break the format of some ... CD
Blue Note, 1966. Used
A long-unavailable album from Andrew Hill – a quartet date that's filled with jagged edges and bold fragments of sound! The material was recorded in the 60s, but not issued at the time – and only appeared briefly in the mid 70s as part of a Sam Rivers 2LP set titled Involution. There's ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used
An album with a classic modernist cover image – and one that's also got the same sort of sound to match – brilliant early work from trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, who's really coming into his own as a leader with this date! Freddie's really finding a voice here – a sharper edge than ... CD
Blue Note, 1978/1979. Used
Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone, George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Eddie Gladden on drums. CD
Blue Note/Verve, 1960s/1990s. Used
McCoy Tyner on piano, Joe Henderson, Michael Brecker, and Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, Gary Bartz on alto saxophone, Woody Shaw on trumpet, Bobby Hutcherson on vibraphone, Art Davis, Avery Sharpe, George Mraz, Herbie Lewis, and Ron Carter on bass, and Aaron Scott, Al Foster, Elvin Jones, and ... CD
 



⇑ Top