Houston Person Organ Quartet

Bobby Sparks II "Tribute to Jimmy Smith & Stanley Turrentine"

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Sunday, 8 September 2019 — 4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 2h40 with 1 intermission


  • 1ère partie : Bobby Sparks II
  • Prayer Meeting (Jimmy Smith)
  • I Almost Lost My Mind ( Ivory Joe Hunter)
  • Stone Cold Dead in the Market ( Wilmoth Houdini)
  • When the Saints Go Marching In (Traditional)
  • Red Top (Gene Ammons)
  • Picnickin (Smith)
  • Lonesome Road (Gene Austin, Nathaniel Shilkret)
  • Smith Walk (Smith)
  • 2ème partie : Houston Person Organ Quartet
  • Sweet Sucker (Johnny Griffin)
  • Only Trust Your Heart (Benny Carter)
  • Easy Walker (Billy Taylor)
  • The Way We Were (Marvin Hankess)
  • Lester Leaps In (Lester Young)
  • Since I Fell For You (Buddy Johnson)
  • Sonny (Bobby Hebb)
  • It Had To Be You (Jones/Kahn)
  • Jean-Jaures Shuffle (Jones)
  • Let It Be Me (Delanoe)


  • Bobby Sparks II "Tribute to Jimmy Smith & Stanley Turrentine"
  • Bobby Sparks II, organ, Fender-Rhodes piano
  • Fabrice Alleman, saxophone
  • Todd Parsnow, guitar
  • Jackie Whitmill , drum kit
  • Houston Person Organ Quartet
  • Houston Person, saxophone
  • Peter Bernstein, guitar
  • Ben Patterson , organ
  • Willie Jones III, drum kit
Hammond organ and tenor sax in an evening of soul jazz: a tribute to Jimmy Smith and Stanley Turrentine, following the new quartet (with organ) of tireless octogenarian saxophonist Houston Person—revisiting young love.
Seconde partie du concert enregistrée par France Musique
Seconde partie du concert enregistrée par France Musique

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