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) – 04:14 . 6.Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) – 05:48

Musicians : Wes Montgomery – Guitar . Melvin Rhyne – Organ . George Brown – Drums

Production : Produced By Orrin Keepnews . Ray Fowler – Engineer

Package : Sam Alexander – Album Design . Carl Grassini – Cover Painting

Recorded On October 10, 1963 At Plaza Sound Studios, New York City.

Released In 1963 By Riverside.

(Source Wes Montgomery‘s ‘Portrait of Wes’ | The official Wes Montgomery site)


The brilliant guitarist is in fine form on these appealing tunes with the highlights including “Freddie the Freeloader,” “Blues Riff” and “Moanin.’ […]

Ambient Exotica
And this amount of audible Candela is the whole secret of – and the key to – the album’s appearance in the Exotica section, for Portrait Of Wes does unfortunately not feature exotic material, let alone particularly exotic instruments, but what it lacks in these fields, it delivers in temperature. […]

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

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