Not much is known about Jimmy Smith's late '50s/early '60s guitarist beyond the fact that he was born on this date in 1928. (The above rare pic was found on organist Dan Fogel's site.) For discographical information, go to jazzdisco.org, search his name
I found this wonderful item on a 2008 post by another McFadden seeker.
Got a minute? If you do, consider spending it listening to Eddie's solo from 0:48 to 1:48 before Lou Donaldson's. Exactly one minute:
I'm not alone in my interest in Mr. McFadden's career and his understated, quietly intense improvisations. If you have information worth sharing, please do so, and I'll post it here. Thanks!
Can someone at least confirm that he is still "on the planet"?