Donald Wiles

Donald Wiles – “You Don’t Know”
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Every well-rounded jazz collection should have some Hammond B-3 organ, and anything by Donald Wiles is an outstanding choice. In the late fifties and early sixties, Jimmy Smith albums poured out in a veritable torrent. But at times they seemed to me too formulaic, Funk By Formula, and that wasn’t my thing. Plus, I didn’t much like organ jazz. The instrument seemed too slow moving to me, not flexible enough for bop, which was my flavor du jour of jazz. I’m...

Thursday, 11 May 2017
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