Your coupon has been activated.
Coupon Activated

Jimmy Smith - Milestone Profiles

Select an option before changing warranty
You will earn $0.55 (5%) on this product with Club O Gold.




2% Rewards

Keep shopping on Overstock

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight



5% Rewards

Earn even faster

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight

Free Shipping

Never pay extra

Exclusive Rewards

Save big-- up to 40%

Today: $11.14
Free Shipping*
ITEM# 10290740
  • Delivery Estimate

    Select a Product Option to view shipping

    • Product Alerts

      Stay in the know! Choose which alerts you’d like to receive on this product.

    Love this item?

    Save it to a list so you can find it anytime!


    something went wrong.

    Please refresh the page and try again.


    ITEM#: 10290740

    Includes bonus sampler. Tracks: 1. The Kicker - Joe Henderson 2. Song For My Lady - McCoy Tyner 3. Dindi - Flora Purim 4. St. Thomas - Ron Carter Duo/Jim Hall 5. I'm Old Fashioned - Sonny Rollins 6. One Mint Julep - Jimmy McGriff & Hank Crawford Quartet 7. No Doubt About It - Jimmy Smith 8. I Thought About You - Jimmy Scott Personnel: Jimmy Smith (organ); Kenny Burrell, Phil Upchurch (guitar); Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone); Grady Tate (drums). Jimmy Smith was under contract to Milestone for only a few years, fairly late in his long and storied career. Since the label was purchased by the Concord conglomerate in 2005, Milestone now seems to want to catch up with "best-of" compilations released by other heavy players from the '50s and '60s. The vast majority of the music on this volume in the Milestone Profiles series is compiled from albums Smith recorded between 1989 and 1993. Apparently Smith's contract wasn't exclusive, since there are many other titles of new music issued in Europe or Japan. There is one exception, though, and a fine one. Included in this nine-cut set is a version of "The Sermon" with Eddie Harris from 1981, taken from an album called All the Way Live. Apparently -- and astonishingly -- this was the only time the two ever played together, and it's the best thing here despite some flaws in the actual recording. The rest is a collection of mild swingers, blues, and standards like "Midnight Special" with Stanley Turrentine from the Fourmost album in 1989 -- Kenny Burrell and Grady Tate were the other players on the session. And there are three other cuts taken from either this date or the Fourmost Return disc that was also issued in 1990, recorded a day after the first. "C Jam Blues," with Terry Evans playing guitar, is another high point here, from 1989's Prime Time. The music throughout is certainly of high quality and would give a novice Smith listener a fine portrait of his mastery as an organist. The earlier Blue Note titles offer a more exciting and energetic look, but this is a good piece to add to a collection showcasing Smith at the top of his form. [There is a bonus disc included in the package that features cuts from the other volumes in the Profiles series.] ~ Thom Jurek


    UPC 888072300200
    Runtime 64 min.
    Type Performer
    Genre Jazz Instrument
    Sub Genre Soul Jazz
    Label Milestone Records
    Producer Nick Phillips (Compilation)
    Number of Discs 2
    Track Listing Disc 1
    • 1. C Jam Blues
    • 2. 'Round the Corner
    • 3. Here Comes C.T.
    • 4. Sum Serious Blues
    • 5. Midnight Special
    • 6. Mood Indigo
    • 7. Sermon, The
    • 8. Summertime
    • 9. Back at the Chicken Shack
    Format Compact Disc
    Spars Coding n/a
    Artists Smith, Jimmy
    Dimensions 5.4x4.8x0.4
    Country of Origin United States

    Product Reviews

    Questions & Answers

    Yay! Be the first to ask a question about this product.

    Shopping Tips & Inspiration

    Shipping & Returns

    This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Jun. 6, 2006.

    This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.


    This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *

    Standard Return Policy:

    Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details

    FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

    For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

    ** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.