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James Oscar Smith Born: 1928/12/08
Birth Place: Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 2005/02/08
Years Active: 1956-2005

Jimmy Smith (December 8, 1928 – February 8, 2005) was a jazz musician whose performances on the Hammond B-3 electric organ helped to popularize this instrument. In 2005, Smith was awarded the NEA Jazz Masters Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honors that the United States bestows upon jazz musicians.


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