AKA James Oscar Smith, Jr.
Birthplace: Norristown, PA
Location of death: Scottsdale, AZ
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Merion Memorial Park, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Organist
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Master of the Hammond B3 organ
Military service: US Navy
Sister: Janet Taylor
Sister: Anita Jones
Wife: Lola Ward (his manager, d. 2004, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Jia Charlene
Son: Jimmy, Jr.
University: Hamilton School of Music
University: Ornstein's School of Music, Philadelphia, PA
Mojo Records Founder (1974)
Club Jimmy Smith, North Hollywood Owner (1970-72)
NEA Jazz Master 2004
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