What happened to Dr Lonnie Smith?
His death was confirmed on Twitter by Blue Note Records. A spokesperson for the label said the cause of death was pulmonary fibrosis, a form of lung disease. We’re deeply saddened to announce that Hammond B3 organ legend Dr. Lonnie Smith passed away today at 79 years old.
Is Lonnie Smith the same as Lonnie Liston Smith?
Smith’s distinctive music was paralleled by a distinctive persona. Though he was known affectionately as “Doc,” the “doctor” honorific in Smith’s name was an invention of his own (in part to avoid confusion with his fellow keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith).
Why does Dr Lonnie Smith wear a turban?
To this end, his turban is a musical gesture. Perhaps wearing the turban would seem more offensive if he were a bad musician, but the man is a genius on the Hammond B-3. Even though it is still strange Lonnie uses the turban as a mode of style, it comes off as a good kind of strange.
Who is Lonnie Smith?
Lonnie Smith (born December 22, 1955) is an American former Major League Baseball left fielder. He made his debut for the Philadelphia Phillies on September 2, 1978 and later played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Baltimore Orioles.
How old is Dr Lonnie Smith?
79 years (1942–2021)Lonnie Smith / Age at death
How old is Lonnie Liston Smith?
81 years (December 28, 1940)Lonnie Liston Smith / Age
Where was Dr Lonnie Smith born?
Lackawanna, NYLonnie Smith / Place of birth
Where is Lonnie Liston Smith from?
Richmond, VALonnie Liston Smith / Place of birth
What instrument does Lonnie Liston Smith play?
Lonnie Liston Smith Jr.
|Lonnie Liston Smith|
|Born||December 28, 1940 Richmond, Virginia, U.S.|
|Genres||Jazz, Soul, Funk|