Higher Ground (Johnny Hammond album)  

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Higher Ground is an album by jazz organist Johnny Hammond recorded for the Kudu label in 1973.

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Reception

The Allmusic site awarded the album 2 stars stating "Some of the arrangements seem, well... arranged, but as soon as Smith kicks in, the groove is established".

The song "Big Sur Suite" has been sampled multiple times including The Beastie Boys "Pass the Mic" and Dr. Dre in "A Nigga Wit a Gun".

Track listing

  1. "Catch My Soul" (Jack Good, Tony Joe White) - 7:19
  2. "Summertime/The Ghetto" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward/Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson) - 10:06
  3. "Higher Ground" (Stevie Wonder) - 10:33
  4. "Big Sur Suite" (Johnny "Hammond" Smith) - 9:04

Personnel

Production

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