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Dr. Lonnie Smith is internationally known as one of the premier jazz organists in the history of the idiom. A dominant talent and pace-setting proponent of the Hammond B3 Organ and widely recognized and gifted pianist, Lonnie has been at the forefront of the jazz scene since 1969 when he was named Top Organist by Down Beat Magazine.
His dynamic playing and prolific composing is featured on over 70 recordings, and he has played with such luminaries as George Benson, David ?Fathead? Newman and Lou Donaldson. Most recently, Dr. Smith has been awarded the Organ Keyboardist of the Year award in 2003, 2004 and 2005 by the Jazz Journalist Association.
Added by in2jazz on March 29, 2006