Lonnie Smith (jazz musician)

American jazz musician

Lonnie Smith (July 3, 1942 – September 28, 2021), also known as Dr. Lonnie Smith, was an American jazz musician. He was a member of the George Benson quartet in the 1960s.

Lonnie Smith
Smith in New York City in 2007
Smith in New York City in 2007
Background information
Born(1942-07-03)July 3, 1942
Lackawanna, New York, U.S.
DiedSeptember 28, 2021(2021-09-28) (aged 79)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
GenresJazz, soul jazz, funk
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsOrgan
Years active1960–2021
LabelsColumbia, Blue Note, Kudu, Groove Merchant, T.K., Criss Cross, Palmetto, Pilgrimage
Websitedrlonniesmith.com

DeathEdit

Smith died on 28 September 2021 at the age of 79.[1]

Some worksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bryant, Greg (2021-09-28). "Dr. Lonnie Smith, Master Of The Hammond Organ, Dies At 79". NPR. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 "Dr. Lonnie Smith – Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
  3. "Lonnie Smith / Alvin Queen – Lenox and Seventh". Jazz Music Archives. Retrieved September 29, 2021.

Other websitesEdit