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Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery records his debut album : ‘Fingerpickin” for Pacific…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Fingerpickin” is his debut album recorded on December 30, 1957 and featuring seven tracks originally released as The Montgomery Brothers. 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 Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 04:42 . […]

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’…

‘Bags Meets Wes!’ by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside. Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) – 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) – 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) – 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) […]

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Down Here on the Ground’ is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M. Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) – 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) […]

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 31

Joe Bonamassa, Derek Trucks, Billy Gibbons, Eric Gales, Lucky Peterson, Robben Ford, Steve Hackett, Joe Satriani, John Mclaughlin, Pat Metheny, Jim Hall, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Philip Catherine , Mark Speer, Wes Montgomery. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

Wes Montgomery records his twelfth album ‘Movin’ Wes’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Movin’ Wes’ is his twelfth (and his second to reach the charts) album recorded on November 11, 16, 1964 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 02:39 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:23 . 3.Movin’ Wes, Pt. 1 (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) […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, 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 […]

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 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 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 Listen To Wyclef Jean, Mavis Staples, James Brown, Beyoncé, Jackson Browne, Black Eyed Peas, Paul Desmond, Joe Zawinul, Wes Montgomery, Eliane Elias We Celebrate Jeff Beck, Mick Fleetwood, Fleetwood Mac, Bernie, Worrel We Watch Frank Zappa, Hot Tuna, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Booker T Jones, Jason Mraz, Aerosmith, […]

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 11

Rich Robinson, Gary Moore, John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Jordan, Gary Clark Jr, Eric Clapton, Mick Jones, Jeff Beck, Leslie West, Prince. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Rich […]