RIP Lonnie Smith

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Banned
393 posts since 13 Jul, 2021

Post Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:34 am

Just found out he passed while scrolling through the Spectrasonics Facebook. Almost a month late on this news but damn he was one hell of a musician and influenced my work heavily. Please share your favorite tracks in his memory below.

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KVRAF
10164 posts since 17 Nov, 2015

Post Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:24 am


KVRAF
3534 posts since 26 Jul, 2018

Post Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:27 am

RIP, a nice career for sure.

KVRer
6 posts since 8 Oct, 2021

Post Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:15 pm

I felt really dumb when this was announced because I initially confused him for Lonnie LISTON Smith, someone whose work I'm much more familiar with...

RIP Lonnie Smith!!

KVRer
12 posts since 22 Oct, 2021

Post Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:44 am

RIP

KVRAF
2892 posts since 25 Mar, 2006 from The city by the bay

Post Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:01 pm

I still have a couple of CDs of his trio doing Hendrix tunes. I always kind of enjoyed how John Abercrombie avoided imitating Hendrix's sound and playing style, even if in hindsight it isn't something I tend to want to listen to very often.

And by the way, I don't recall there being an Abercrombie RIP thread here when he passed way in 2017, so...

RIP to both of them :(

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