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Jazz Musician of the Day: Jack McDuff

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All About Jazz is celebrating Jack McDuff's birthday today!

Jack McDuff - organ, composer, bandleader, recording artist (1926-2001) Brother Jack McDuff, was one of the handful of leading exponents of the soul jazz style created on Hammond organ by Jimmy Smith in the late 1950s. The instrument at the heart of the soul jazz style was the Hammond B-3 organ, usually in the company of electric guitar, drums, and often tenor saxophone...Jack McDuff - organ, composer, bandleader, recording artist (1926-2001) Brother Jack McDuff, was one of the handful of leading exponents of the soul jazz style created on Hammond organ by Jimmy Smith in the late 1950s. The instrument at the heart of the soul jazz style was the Hammond B-3 organ, usually in the company of electric guitar, drums, and often tenor saxophone... more

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