Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wes Montgomery






































Artist:  Wes Montgomery
Birth Name:  John Leslie Montgomery
Born:  March 6, 1923.  Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Died:  June 15, 1968 (Aged 45).  Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Soul Jazz, Crossover Jazz. Hard Bop, Jazz Pop, Contemporary Jazz, Guitar Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Modern Jazz
Occupation:  Musician, Composer
Instruments:  Guitar, Bass

Wes Montgomery was an American Jazz Guitarist and considered as one of the major Jazz Guitarists same as Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian and influencing to others, including George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Larry Coryell and Emily Remler.














Title:  The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery (2016)
Genre:  Jazz, Soul Jazz, Crossover Jazz. Hard Bop, Jazz Pop, Contemporary Jazz, Guitar Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Modern Jazz
Label:  Riverside Records
Rating:  *****

Tracks:

 1.  Airegin  (4:29)
 2.  D-Natural Blues  (5:26)
 3.  P0lka Dots And Moonbeams  (4:44)
 4.  Four On Six  (6:20)
 5.  West Coast Blues  (7:25)
 6.  In Your Own Sweet Way  (4:54)
 7.  Mr. Walker (Renie)  (4:36)
 8.  Gone With The Wind  (6:24)

Personnel:

Wes Montgomery:  Electric Guitar
Tommy Flanagan:  Piano
Percy Heath:  Bass
Albert Heath:  Drums

The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery is the fourth album by Wes Montgomery, originally released in 1960 by Riverside Records, remastered and reissued in 2016 by Riverside Records, featuring Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath and Albert Heath.



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