The life and music of Hammond B3 organist Jimmy Smith in NPR's Jazz Profiles, hosted by Nancy Wilson. Once described as an "excitement merchant" for his soul-stirring sound, Jimmy Smith brought the Hammond B-3 organ to the forefront of the jazz community. The virtuosic keyboard man was the first to use the unwieldy instrument extensively in jazz, leading bassless trios, fronting powerful big bands and pioneering a path for every organist who followed.
Here's a link to this episode on NPR: https://www.npr.org/2008/09/03/94262921/jimmy-smith-organ-grinder-swing
Here's a review of Jimmy Smith's "The Sermon" on NPR: https://www.npr.org/2011/06/20/4176937/jimmy-smith-the-sermon
Check out other episodes of NPR's Jazz Profiles on FM Radio Archive: https://archive.org/details/fmradioarchive?query=jazz+profiles&sort=-addeddate