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Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery records his fifth album : ‘Movin’ Along’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Movin’ Along’ is his fifth album recorded on October 12, 1960. Track Listing : 1.Movin’ Along (Wes Montgomery) – 05:40 . 2.Tune-Up (Miles Davis) – 04:27 . 3.I Don’T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby) – 05:02 . 4.Sandu (Clifford Brown) – 03:23 . 5.Body […]

Wes Montgomery records ‘Portrait of Wes’ for Riverside (1963)

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Portrait of Wes’ is his tenth album recorded on October 10, 1963 and released the same year by Riverside.. Track Listing : 1.Freddie The Freeloader (Miles Davis) – 05:14 . 2.Lolita (Barry Harris) – 06:32 . 3.Movin’ Along (Wes Montgomery) – 06:16 . 4.Dangerous (Wes Montgomery) – 07:03 . 5.Yesterday’S Child (Charles Deforest) […]

Wes Montgomery records his third album : ‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A…

‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)’ is Montgomery’s third album recorded on October 5–6, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.’Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) – 04:58 . 2.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 03:20 . 3.The End Of A Love Affair (Edward […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist featuring a […]

Playing Coltrane

Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists. Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]

Wes Montgomery and Jimmy Smith record their third collaboration album :…

‘Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo’ by Wes Montgomery & Jimmy Smith is their third collaboration album, recorded on September 21, 23 & 28, 1966 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Down By The Riverside (Traditional) – 10:02 . 2.Night Train (Jimmy Forrest) – 06:46 . 3.James And Wes (Jimmy Smith) […]

Wes Montgomery records his ninth album : ‘Boss Guitar’ (1963)

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Boss Guitar’ is his ninth album recorded on August 22, 1963 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Besame Mucho (Consuelo Velázquez, Sunny Skylar) – 06:28 . 2.Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) – 04:49 . 3.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 03:44 . 4.The Trick […]

Wes Montgomery records his sixth album : ‘So Much Guitar’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘So Much Guitar’ is his sixth album recorded on August 4, 1961 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Twisted Blues (Wes Montgomery) – 05:31 . 2.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) – 03:38 . 3.I Wish I Knew (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 05:26 . 4.I’M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Duke […]

Last week In Guitar Virtuosi 08

Rich Robinson, Gary Moore, John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Jordan, Gary Clark Jr, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Mick Jones, Leslie West, Prince. They are the 12 Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 220 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

Wes Montgomery records his seventh (and first live) album : ‘Full…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Full House’ is his seventh (and first live) album recorded on June 25, 1962 by Riverside/Ojc. Track Listing : 1.Full House (Wes Montgomery) – 09:14 . 2.I’Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 03:18 . 3.Blue ‘N’ Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 09:31 . 4.Cariba (Wes Montgomery) […]

Me:nu Du Jour June 24 (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOL TODAY We Celebrate Jeff Beck, Mick Fleetwood, Fleetwood Mac, Bernie, Worrel We Listen To Wyclef Jean, Mavis Staples, James Brown, Beyoncé, Jackson Browne, Black Eyed Peas, Paul Desmond, Joe Zawinul, Wes Montgomery, Eliane Elias We Watch Frank Zappa, Hot Tuna, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Dianne Reeves, Sonny Landreth, Tania Maria, […]

Wes Montgomery records ‘Smokin’ at the Half Note’ with the…

‘Smokin’ at the Half Note’ by Wes Montgomery & the Wynton Kelly Trio is their second collaboration album recorded live in late June 1965 and in studio, on September 22, 1965 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 13:00 . 2.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd […]

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Cannonball Adderley & the…

‘Cannonball Adderley & the Poll-Winners’ is an album recorded on May 21, June 5, 1960, with Wes Montgomery, Ray Brown, Victor Feldman and Louis Hayes and released in 1961 by Riverside. . Track Listing : 1.The Chant (Victor Feldman) – 06:36 . 2.Lolita (Barry Harris) – 08:06 . 3.Azule Serape (Victor Feldman) – 06:29 . […]

Wes Montgomery records ‘Bumpin” for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery‘s ‘Bumpin” is his thirteenth album recorded on March 16, May 18, 19 & 20, 1965 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Bumpin’ (Wes Montgomery) – 06:40 . 2.Tear It Down (Wes Montgomery) – 03:10 . 3.A Quiet Thing (Fred Ebb, John Kander) – 03:27 . 4.Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) […]

‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’

‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery‘ is his fourth album recorded on January 26–27, 1960 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) – 04:26 . 2.D-Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) – 05:23 . 3.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 04:44 . 4.Four On Six (Wes […]

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Fingerpickin”

Wes Montgomery‘s ‘Fingerpickin” is his debut album featuring seven tracks originally released as The Montgomery Brothers, recorded on December 30, 1957 and released in 1958 by Pacific Jazz. Track Listing : 1.Sound Carrier (Buddy Montgomery) – 06:57 . 2.Bud’S Beaux Arts (Buddy Montgomery) – 07:33 . 3.Bock To Bock (Buddy Montgomery) – 10:08 . 4.Billie’S […]