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Crazy! Baby

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Released  1960
Genre  Jazz
Label  Blue Note
Recorded  January 4, 1960
Length  51:54
Producer  Alfred Lion

Crazy! Baby is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label. The album was rereleased on CD with two bonus tracks.



The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars, stating, "Smith is heard in peak form... Despite claims and some strong challenges by others, there has never been a jazz organist on the level of Jimmy Smith".

Track listing

  1. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (Traditional) - 7:58
  2. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 4:57
  3. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:40
  4. "Sonnymoon for Two" (Sonny Rollins) - 7:15
  5. "Mack the Knife" (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 4:58
  6. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 3:50
  7. "Alfredo" (Jimmy Smith) 4:30
  8. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 6:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "When Lights Are Low" (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) - 5:38 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 4, 1960
  • Personnel

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • References

    Crazy! Baby Wikipedia