1977 Jimmy Smith – Sit On It

Sit On It is an album by Jimmy Smith, released in 1977.

James Oscar Smith (December 8, 1925 or 1928 – February 8, 2005) was an African American jazz musician who achieved the rare distinction of releasing a series of instrumental jazz albums that often charted on Billboard. Smith helped popularize the Hammond B-3 electric organ, creating an indelible link between 1960s soul and jazz improvisation. In 2005, Smith was awarded the NEA Jazz Masters Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honor that America bestows upon jazz musicians


1  Give Up The Booty (Jimmy Smith) 8:14
2  Can’t Hide Love (Jimmy Smith) 5:04
3  Cherrystones (Jimmy Smith) 6:10
4  My Place In Space (Jimmy Smith) 7:31
5  Born To Groove _ From You To Me To You (Jimmy Smith) 6:43
6  Slippery Hips (Jimmy Smith) 4:46



Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Drums Lenny White
Guitar Alan Silvestri
Organ Jimmy Smith
Piano Herbie Hancock
Synthesizer Jimmy Smith
Percussion Steve Forman
Harmonica Stanley Berens
Background Vocals Bill Champlin
Background Vocals Carmen Twillie
Background Vocals Netty Gloud

Other Musicians

1 Give Up The Booty

SaxFred Jackson
SaxErnie Watts
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TrumpetNolan Smith
VocalsNetty Gloud

2 Can’t Hide Love

VocalsAfreeka Trees

3 Cherrystones

SaxKim Hutchcroft
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetJerry Hey

5 Born To Groove _ From You To Me To You

VocalsAfreeka Trees

Liner Notes

Producer – Eugene McDaniels
Arranged By (Background Vocals) – Carmen Twillie
Arranged By (Music) – Alan Silvestri, Eugene McDaniels
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Peters (Track 1)
Arranged By (Horns) – Alan Silvestri (Track 3)
Engineer – Doug Rider
Engineer (Assistant) – Mike Beiriger, Robert Davenport, Steve Smith

Art Direction – Mike Doud
Photography By – Antonin Kratochvil

Recorded at The Record Plant Studios and Wally Hender Studios, Los Angeles.
Remixed at The Record Plant Studios, L.A.