Legends are few and far between …
Dr. Lonnie Smith is one of them.
The word is tossed around too loosely based upon false fame. The good doctor has earned his status for performing and creating music for over five decades.
He has played with everyone in the Jazz world that is notable and in 2017 – Smith received the highest honor in the Jazz world. The NEA Jazz Masters Award.
His sense of musicianship is second to none and he continues touring and creating with an antenna to the sky …
Please listen below to part one of my chat with Dr. Lonnie Smith in advance of his upcoming appearance as part of The Montreal International Jazz Festival.
What’s up Doc?
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