Davis on the cover of his 1958 album Most Happy Hammond. Background information. He made a brief comeback in 1980, recording a self-titled album for EMI, and making a cameo appearance in the film Caddyshack as the country club valet Porterhouse Legacy. While Davis is remembered mostly as a jazz organist, he was capable of a wide variety of styles, though he himself preferred to focus on jazz. In 1963, in an interview for the Hammond Times, he thought "the term 'jazz' is vastly overworked and misused. Basically, jazz is a style of making music.
Jackie Davis (December 13, 1920 – November 2, 1999) was an American soul jazz singer, organist and bandleader. He is notable for his contributions in bringing the Hammond organ to the forefront of jazz and pop, preceding the better-known Jimmy Smith by several years. Davis was born and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and started playing piano at the age of ten, before studying music at Florida A&M. He experimented with jazz on the pipe organ, before switching to the Hammond
Item · Jazz LP. JACKIE DAVIS: most happy hammond.
Jackie Davis - Then I'll Be Happy 03:05. Jackie Davis - Lady, Play Your Mandolin 02:33. Jackie Davis - I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' 03:02. Jackie Davis - The Glow-Worm Cha Cha Cha 02:22. Jackie Davis - Perfidia 02:33. Jackie Davis - Love Is Just Around the Corner 02:44. Jackie Davis - Manana 02:30. Jackie Davis - You Forgot Your Gloves 02:19. Jackie Davis - Should I? 03:24. Jackie Davis - You Do Something to Me 02:09. Jackie Davis - Calypso Blues 02:26.
Artist: Jackie Davis. Album: Five Classic Albums (Jumpin' Jackie, Hammond Gone Cha Cha, Meets the Trombones, Tiger on the Hammond, Big Beat Hammond). Jackie Davis - Coffee Time 02:37. Jackie Davis: best 2 tracks. Jackie Davis - Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me) That Old Black Magic, 2013 02:32. Jackie Davis - Time Was 100 Golden Oldies, 2014 02:56. Artist: Jackie Davis.
Jackie Davis was the first musician to popularize jazz on the Hammond organ, years before Jimmy Smith's name became synonymous with organ jazz. Davis once said that music came to him genetically. W-1492 Jackie Davis Plus Voices, Warner Bros.
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