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Ralph Bowen - Soul Proprietor


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Dr. Lonnie Smith quote
I really was thinking Jimmy Smith but it just always came out different


Jan Kořínek

Dr. Lonnie Smith quote
I really was thinking Jimmy Smith but it just always came out different


Grant Green - Talkin' About

Dr. Lonnie Smith quote
I really was thinking Jimmy Smith but it just always came out different


Bobby Forrester - Organist


Charles Earland


Jimmy McGriff Organ & Blues Band - A Thing To Come By


Larry Goldings - Whatever It Takes


Rhoda Scott - Frame For The Blues


Jimmy Smith - Fourmost return

Questions about the content of The Hammond Jazz Inventory

Question: I have been looking for a certain album for years. It is in The Hammond Jazz Inventory. Can you send me a copy?

Answer: No. Due to copyright issues we can not distribute copies of the music in The Hammond Jazz Inventory. We also don't do that for albums which are out of print, all though for the latter category you may find links that point to sites that do offer downloads for out of print albums. You will find these links mostly on the album details pages.

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Questions about orghammograms
Question: What exactly is an orghammogram?

Answer: A Hammond Jazz Inventory clickable orghammogram is a graphical representation of musicians that are related through one ore more recordings off (funk) jazz (or fusion) music in which the (Hammond) organ plays a significant role. An orghammogram is a model of reality only as far as these relations are retrievable from The Hammond Jazz Inventory database.

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Questions about the Inventory menu

Question: Browsing through The Hammond Jazz Inventory by Band confuses me. I can't find the artists I am looking for.

Answer: This probably is related to the different meaning of musician and band. In the Hammond Jazz Inventory a band is the name of a person or group responsible for a recording. The name appears in the database as it printed on the recording. So when you are browsing the database by Bands by Band name and you are looking for recordings of Jack McDuff choose "J" in the top alphabet menu to find recordings that where released under the name "Jack McDuff" and choose "B" to find recordings under the name "Brother Jack McDuff".

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