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The Moontrane (Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering) (1998 Digital Remaster)
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Turn Off the Lights
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If (Rudy Van Gelder 24Bit Mastering) (1998 Digital Remaster)
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Back Up [Remastered]
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Of Love And Peace (2004 Digital Remaster)

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If Jimmy Smith was "the Charlie Parker of the organ," Larry Young was its John Coltrane. One of the great innovators of the mid- to late '60s, Young fashioned a distinctive modal approach to the Hammond B-3 at a time when Smith's earthy, blues-drenched soul-jazz style was the instrument's dominant voice. Initially, Young was very much a Smith admirer himself. After playing with various R&B bands in the 1950s and being featured as a sideman with tenor saxman Jimmy Forrest in 1960... Read more

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