Art Ford’s Jazz Party

Stuff Smith

1958 footage

An episode of Art Ford’s Jazz Party featuring a solo by violinist Stuff Smith around 8:50.

*Leroy “Stuff” Smith moved to Copenhagen in 1965 and performed actively in Europe until his death in Munich on September 25, 1967. He is buried at Klakring Cemetery in Jutland, Denmark.

*Stuff Smith was among the 57 Jazz musicians photographed in the 1958 portrait “A Great Day in Harlem.”

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