Jimmy Smith

Discussion in 'Orchestra / Solo / Chamber Music' started by wiseone2, Nov 15, 2004.

  1. wiseone2

    wiseone2 Artitst in Residence Staff Member

    Nov 19, 2003
    Jimmy was one of the most positive,supportive and giving musicians I encountered in NYC. When Jimmy smiled it was like the sun coming out.

    I played extra with the NY Philharmonic and Jimmy always was there to help me.

    Manny was privileged to have Jimmy in his life.

  2. MalinTrumpet

    MalinTrumpet Pianissimo User

    Nov 7, 2004
    New York City
    I studied with Jimmy in my last year at Mannes. What a sweet man and wonderful player. It was fun to see him and John Ware interact. How many violin and piano concertos did they play together on? Did you know that Jimmy played handball with Jerry Stiller at the Y on 63rd St?

    I'd often run into Jimmy and his wife on W. 72nd St.

    Larry Malin

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