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Jimmy Smith ‎– The Sermon!

Label: Blue Note – 4011, Blue Note – BST 4011
Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress, Stereo, NY USA Labels
Country: US
Genre: Jazz
Style: Hard Bop


A1 The Sermon
Alto Saxophone  Lou Donaldson
Drums  Art Blakey
Guitar  Kenny Burrell
Tenor Saxophone  Tina Brooks
Trumpet  Lee Morgan
Written-By, Organ  Jimmy Smith
B1 Flamingo
Alto Saxophone  George Coleman
Drums  Donald Bailey
Guitar  Eddie McFadden
Organ  Jimmy Smith
Trumpet  Lee Morgan
Written-By  E. Anderson*, T. Grouya*
B2 J.O.S.
Drums  Art Blakey
Guitar  Kenny Burrell
Trumpet  Lee Morgan
Written-By, Organ  Jimmy Smith

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company  Blue Note Records Inc.
  • Pressed By  Plastylite


  • Design [Cover]  Reid Miles
  • Liner Notes  Ira Gitler
  • Mastered By  RVG*
  • Photography By [Cover]  Francis Wolff
  • Producer [Uncredited]  Alfred Lion
  • Recorded By  Rudy Van Gelder


First released as a mono pressing in November of 1959 and subsequently released as a stereo pressing in March of 1960.

This repress was likely released between 1962 and 1965 and can be identified by the 'New York USA' labels and by the pressing plant's symbol found in the runout grooves.

A1: Dedicated to Horace Silver

Labels: Blue Note Records Inc. • New York USA
Back cover: Blue Note Records Inc., 43 West 61st St., New York 23

The back cover lists the side B tracks in reverse order.