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Louis Smith discography

This is a discography of Louis Smith albums and albums by other musicians that feature Louis Smith


Louis Smith: leader or co-leader discography

Here Comes, Louis Smith, 1958, Blue Note BLP 1584

Tracks : Tribute To Brownie, Brill's Blues, Ande, Star Dust, South Side, Val's Blues

Musicians : Louis Smith, "Buckshot La Funke", Duke Jordan, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor

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Smithville, Louis Smith, 1958, Blue Note 1594

Tracks : Smithville, Wetu, Embraceable You, There Will Never Be Another You, Later

Musicians : Louis Smith, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers, Art Taylor

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Just Friends, Louis Smith Quintet, 1978, Steeplechase SCS 1096

Tracks : Blues For Jimmy, Lulu, Vaughn's Bounce, I Remember Clifford, Oleo, Minor Bit

Musicians : Louis Smith, George Coleman, Harold Mabern, Jamil Nasser, Ray Mosca

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Prancin', Louis Smith Quintet, 1979, Steeplechase SCS 1121

Tracks : One For Nils, Chanson De Louise, Ryan's Groove, Prancin', I Can't Get Started, Fats

Musicians : Louis Smith, Junior Cook, Roland Hanna, Sam Jones, Billy Hart

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Ballads For Lulu, Louis Smith, 1990, Steeplechase SCCD 31268

Tracks : Portrait of Jennie, Lulu, Time After Time, Polka Dots and Moonbeams, Old Folks, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Laura, Cry Me a River, Don't Blame Me

Musicians : Louis Smith, Jim McNeely, Bob Cranshaw, Keith Copeland

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Strike Up The Band, Louis Smith, 1991, Steeplechase SCCD 31294

Tracks : I Hear a Rhapsody, It's All Right, Don't Misunderstand, Edwaa, Stablemates, Lover, Night and Day, Strike up the Band

Musicians : Louis Smith, Junior Cook, Vincent Herring, Kevin Hays, Steve LaSpina, Leroy Williams

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Silvering, Louis Smith Quintet, 1994, Steeplechase SCCD 31336

Tracks : I'll Remember April, Au Privave, Roadies, You Don't Know What Love Is, Body And Soul, Silvering, Stella By Starlight, Blues For Alice

Musicians : Louis Smith, Von Freeman, Jodie Christian, Eddie de Haas, Wilbur Campbell

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The Very Thought Of You, Louis Smith & Jodie Christian, 1995, Steeplechase SCCD 31361

Tracks : My Ideal, Don't Take Your Love Away From Me, Mihoko's Tune, I Will Wait For You, But Not For Me, A Cottage For Sale, The Very Thought Of You, A Child Is Born, I Should Care

Musicians : Louis Smith, Jodie Christian

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I Waited For You, Louis Smith, 1996, Steeplechase SCCD 31385

Tracks : Dig, Solar, I Waited For You, Walkin', Half Nelson, Vierd Blues, Milestones, Bye Bye Blackbird

Musicians : Louis Smith, Vincent Herring, Richard Wyands, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington

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There Goes My Heart, Louis Smith, 1997, Steeplechase SCCD 31415

Tracks : SGB, Ray's Idea, Abe's Axe, Prince Albert, You Don't Know What Love Is, Poor Butterfly, Blue Bossa, There Goes My Heart

Musicians : Louis Smith, Bruce Williams, George Cables, Jay Anderson, Al Harewood

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Soon, Louis Smith, 1998, Steeplechase SCCD 31442

Tracks : Mike 2 Soon, Angel eyes, Autumn leaves, Room 1426, I should care, All God's Children Got Rhythm

Musicians : Louis Smith, Jimmy Greene, Andy LaVerne, Jay Anderson, Billy Drummond

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Once in a While, Louis Smith, 1999, Steeplechase SCCD 31464

Tracks : Just Friends, Once In A While, Over The Rainbow, Tune Up, Don't Blame Me, Once I Had A Secret Love, Sandu, There Is No Greater Love

Musicians : Louis Smith, Doug Raney, Hugo Rasmussen, Keith Copeland

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The Bopsmith, Louis Smith, 2000, Steeplechase SCCD 31489

Tracks : Val's Blues, For Heaven's Sake, The Way You Look Tonight, I Love You, Ed's Love, A Ghost Of A Chance, Sweet Clifford

Musicians : Louis Smith, Jon Gordon, Michael Weiss, Jay Anderson, Joe Farnsworth

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Jam Session, Vol. 7, Louis Smith, Mark Turner, Billy Mitchell, 2003, Steeplechase SCCD 31546

Tracks : Blues For Jimmy, On The Trail, Hat Trick, My Romance, What's New, I Love You Porgy, Autumn Leaves, Four

Musicians : Louis Smith, Mark Turner, Billy Mitchell, Andy LaVerne, Jay Anderson, Billy Drummond

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Louisville, Louis Smith, 2004, Steeplechase SCCD 31489

Tracks : Buzzy, Isfahan, Algo Bueno, I'll Close My Eyes, Ande, For All We Know, Days of Wine and Roses, Scrapple from the Apple

Musicians : Louis Smith, Jon Gordon, Michael Cochrane, Calvin Hill, Jeff Hirshfield

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Louis Smith: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Blue Lights, Volume 1, Kenny Burrell, 1958, Blue Note BLP 1596

Tracks : Yes Baby, Scotch Blues, Autumn In New York, Caravan

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Louis Smith, Junior Cook, Tina Brooks, Bobby Timmons, Duke Jordan, Sam Jones, Art Blakey

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Blue Lights, Volume 2, Kenny Burrell, 1958, Blue Note BLP 1597

Tracks : Rock Salt, The Man I Love, Chuckin', Phinupi

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Louis Smith, Junior Cook, Tina Brooks, Bobby Timmons, Duke Jordan, Sam Jones, Art Blakey

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Down Home Reunion: Young Men From Memphis, Booker Little, George Coleman et al, 1959, United Artists

Tracks : Things Ain't What They Used To Be, Blue 'N' Boogie, After Hours, Star Eyes

Musicians : Booker Little, Louis Smith, George Coleman, Frank Strozier, Phineas Newborn, Calvin Newborn, George Joyner, Charles Crosby

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Theme For A Woogie Boogie, Mickey Tucker, 1978, Denon

Tracks : Theme For A Woogie-Boogie, Kap'n Kryptonite, A Tribute To Bean, Japanese Soundscape, Bogue Ballad Bossa

Musicians : Mickey Tucker, Louis Smith, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Buffington, George Coleman, Takashi "Gon" Mizuhashi, Eddie Gladden

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Swingin', Kenny Burrell, 1980, Blue Note GXF-3070

Tracks : I Never Knew, My Heart Stood Still, Beef Blues Stew, If You Could See Me Now, Swingin'

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Louis Smith, Frank Foster, Junior Cook, Tina Brooks, Bobby Timmons, Duke Jordan, Roland Hanna, Tommy Flanagan, Ben Tucker, Oscar Pettiford, Sam Jones, Art Blakey, Shadow Wilson

Tracks from sessions in 1956, 1958 and 1959. Louis Smith plays on track 1 which was recorded in May 1958.

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Sweet Lotus Lips, Mickey Tucker, 1989, Denon

Tracks : Gettin' There, Return Ticket, All of You, Sweet Lotus Lips, Portrait of a Peaceful Scene, Theme For A Woogie-Boogie, Kap'n Kryptonite, A Tribute To Bean, Japanese Soundscape, Bogue Ballad Bossa

Musicians : Tracks 1-5: Mickey Tucker, Reggie Workman, Horace Arnold / Tracks 6-10: Mickey Tucker, Louis Smith, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Buffington, George Coleman, Takashi "Gon" Mizuhashi, Eddie Gladden

A CD that brings together the two 1978 albums Sweet Lotus Lips and Theme For A Woogie Boogie.

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Live At Newport '58, Horace Silver, 2008, Blue Note/EMI

Tracks : Introduction, Tippin', The Outlaw, Seņor Blues, Cool Eyes

Musicians : Horace Silver, Louis Smith, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor, Louis Hayes

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Last updated April 2015