Wes Montgomery discographie

Discography 1948 ‑1968

Wes Montgomery ‑ Discography 1948 ‑ 19681

This discography is a list of recorded material featuring Wes Montgomery. It contains every known published recording of him, listed in chronological order by recording session. Each session data includes information about the recording date and location, the participating musicians, the titles, composers and the label numbers of the records on which the respective titles were first published, e. g.

Recording                                                                       Recording

Date                                                                                    Location

1959   October 6, Reeves Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery – g Participating
  • Melvin Rhyne ‑ org Musicians an
  • Paul Parker ‑ dr their instruments

Yesterdays (Harbach/Kern) 3:13                          REP‑310

The End of A Love Affair (E.Redding) 3:1 5        RLP‑310

Whisper Not (Benny Golson) 4:32                          RLP‑310

Ecaroh [“Ecorah”] (Horace Silver) 2:59               RLP‑310

At the end of the discography, several additional tables have been added:

‑              A list of all albums featuring Wes Montgomery as main artist or as sideman

‑              A list of all tunes in alphabetical order indicating the name of the record on which

every tune first appeared and the name of a compact disc on which it has been (re)issued. The names of these CDs may vary from country to country, and just like some of the LPs, some may be already out of print and become collectors items.

This discography does not include reissues, samplers or records made under license outside the USA, unless they contain previously unissued material.

Additional information, questions, comments and corrections are welcome.

Instruments:

  • as         Alto Sax                                                      harp       Harp
  • afl        Alto Flute                                                    hpsc       Harpsicord
  • b           Bass (Electric or Acoustic)                 ob          Oboe
  • bcl        Bass Clarinet                                            org        Organ
  • bfl        Bass Flute                                                   p           Piano
  • bg         6 String Bass‑Guitar                              perc       Percussion
  • bsax      Bariton Sax                                             pic         Piccolo Flute
  • bsn        Bassoon                                                    reco       Recorder
  • celesta  Celesta                                                      reeds     Reeds
  • cello      Cello                                                           tamb      Tamburine
  • cga        Congas                                                       tb          Trombone
  • cl          Clarinet                                                       tp          Trumpet
  • cond      Conductor                                               ts          Tenor Sax
  • cor        Cornet                                                       tu          Tuba
  • dr         Drums                                                         vib         Vibes
  • fl          Flute                                                            vla         Viola
  • fr         French Horn                                             vln         Violin
  • g           Electric Guitar                                        voc        Vocals
  • ww         Woodwinds

Records containing previously unreleased material

The label numbers in the discography refer to the following Singles, LPs or CDs:

  • 12RCD‑4408‑2    The Complete Riverside Recordings (Riverside/Fantasy)
  • 521 690‑2          The Verve Jazz Sides (Verve)
  • 539 062‑2          Bumpin’ (Verve ‑ 1997 CD Reissue)
  • A 82619             Lionel Hampton (Brunswick)
  • A 544                Lionel Hampton (Jazz Society)
  • A 561                Lionel Hampton (Jazz Society)
  • A 587                Lionel Hampton (Jazz Society)
  • A 588                Lionel Hampton (Jazz Society)
  • AL‑708              Lionel Hampton ‑ Colossal Vibes & Sticks (Alto)
  • Aladdin 3062      Sonny Parker and his All‑Stars
  • Aladdin 3063      Sonny Parker and his All‑Stars
  • BDCD 1504        Straight, No Chaser (Bandstand)
  • BE‑KOG 14800 Kings Of The Guitar (Beppo)
  • CD 2520             Classics Volume 22 (A&M)
  • Coral 6.22421      Lionel Hampton Vol. 8 1949‑1950 (Teldec Germany)
  • Coral PC 7503     Lionel Hampton
  • Decca 24575       Lionel Hampton Chicken Shack Boogie / Benson Boogie
  • Decca 24607       Lionel Hampton New Central Avenue Breakdown / Hamp’s Boogie Woogie #2
  • Decca 24642       Lionel Hampton What’s Happenin’ Babe / Drinkin’ Wine Spoo‑Dee‑O‑Dee
  • Decca 24652       Lionel Hampton The Hucklebuck / Lavender Coffin
  • Decca 24699       Lionel Hampton Beulah’s Sister’s Boogie / Wee Albert
  • Decca 24855       Lionel Hampton Rag Mop / For You My Love
  • Decca 24864       Lionel Hampton I’ve Been a Fool Thinking You Loved Me / I Almost Lost My Mind
  • Decca 24911        Lionel Hampton How You Sound / I’ll Never Be Free /Sad Feeling
  • Decca 24946       Lionel Hampton Hamp’s Gumbo / ?
  • Decca 27176       Lionel Hampton Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool / ?
  • Decca 27198       Lionel Hampton Where Or When / There Will Never Be Another You
  • Decca 27401       Lionel Hampton Please Give Me A Chance / ?
  • Decca 28711        Lionel Hampton I Wish I Knew / ?
  • FC 108               Live In Paris 1965 (INA)
  • FC 38509           Various Instrumentalists: Almost Forgotten (Columbia)
  • F‑3308               The Montgomery Brothers (Fantasy)
  • F‑3323               The Montgomery Brothers In Canada (Fantasy)
  • 1 100                  Stretching Out Live in 1965
  • JACD 054          Body and Soul (Ronnie Scott’s)
  • IWC‑509            Various Instrumentalists: The Blues Vol. 2 (World Pacific Records ‑ Jazz West Coast Series)
  • JLP‑(9)20S         Harold Land Sextet: West Coast Blues (Jazzland)
  • JLP‑(9)55           George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers (Jazzland)
  • L‑1304               Cannonball Adderley And The Pollwinners (Landmark)
  • M 47030            Pretty Blue (Milestone)
  • M 47057            Yesterdays (Milestone)
  • M 47065            The Alternative Wes Montgomery (Milestone)
  • M 9110               Encores (Milestone)
  • MCA 510.181        Jazz Heritage Vol. 86: Hamp’s Small Combos (MCA France)
  • OJCCD‑034‑2     The Wes Montgomery Trio (Original Jazz Classics CD Reissue)
  • OJCCD‑368‑2     Fusion! (Original Jazz Classics CD Reissue)
  • OJCCD‑489‑2     Guitar On The Go (Original Jazz Classics CD Reissue)
  • PJ‑ 1240            The Montgomery Brothers Plus Five Others (World Pacidic ‑ Pacific Jazz)
  • PJ‑5                  Montgomeryland (World Pacific ‑ Pacific Jazz)
  • PJ‑17                 Wes, Buddy & Monk Montgomery (World Pacific ‑ Pacific Jazz)
  • RLP‑3 10             The Wes Montgomery Trio (Riverside)
  • RLP‑3 18             Work Song: Nat Adderley (Riverside)
  • RLP‑320             The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)342         Movin’ Along (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)355         Cannonball Adderley And The Pollwinners (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)362         Groove Yard (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)382         So Much Guitar (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)407         Bags Meets Wes (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)434         Full House (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)459         Boss Guitar (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)472         Fusion! (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)492         Portrait Of Wes (Riverside)
  • RLP‑(9)494         Guitar On The Go (Riverside)
  • SP‑3001             A Day In The Life (A&M)
  • SP‑3006             Down Here On The Ground (A&M)
  • SP‑3012             Road Song (A&M)
  • VARA Jazz 8219 Wes Montgomery Clark Terry
  • V6‑86 10            Movin’ Wes (Verve)
  • V6‑8625             Bumpin’ (Verve)
  • V6‑8633             Wynton Kelly Trio: Smokin’ At The Half Note (Verve)
  • V6‑8642             Goin’ Out Of My Head (Verve)
  • V6‑8653             Tequila (Verve)
  • V6‑8672             California Dreaming (Verve)
  • V6‑8677             Leonard Feather’s Encyclopedia of Jazz in the 60’s (Verve)
  • V6‑8678             Jimmy & Wes ‑ The Dynamic Duo (Verve)
  • V6‑8765             Willow Weep For Me (Verve)
  • V6‑8766             Further Adventures Of Jimmy And Wes (Verve)
  • V6‑8804             Just Walkin’ (Verve)
  • VGM‑0001          Recorded Live At Jorgie’s Jazz Club (VGM Records)
  • VGM‑0008          Live At Jorgie’s And More (VGM Records)
  • W 97‑2              Live In Europe (Philology)
  • Weka JDS‑12‑1   Lionel Hampton ‑ Concert 1948
  • WM94‑12           Smokin’ Guitar (Toko)
  • WP‑ 1243           Kismet ‑ An Interpretation by the Mastersounds (World Pacific)
  • WP‑1283            Jon Hendricks A Good Git‑Together (World Pacific)
  • YX 4016‑17         Solitude (Toho ‑ Japan)
  • (no number)         The Navy Swings

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1948 July 1, Broadcast, Geneva/New York

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Lester Bass, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, Sonny (:raven ‑ tb
  • Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Bobby Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts
  • Charles Fowlkes ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr, voc
  • Charles Mingus ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Milt Buckner ‑ p
  • Earl Walker‑ dr

Adam Blew His Hat                                Weka IDS‑12‑1

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1948 July 7, Broadcast, Geneva/New York

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Jimmy Nottingham, Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Lester Bass, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick “Sonny Craven ‑ tb
  • Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Bobby Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts
  • Charles Fowlkes ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr
  • Charles Mingus ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Bobby Tucker‑ p
  • Earl Walker‑ dr
  • Billie Holiday, Wynonie Harris ‑ voc

Good Rocking Tonight                    Weka 1DS‑12‑1

I Cover The Waterfront                   Weka lDS‑12‑1

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1948 July 21, Broadcast, Geneva/New York

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Jimmy Nottingham, Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Lester Bass, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, Sonny Craven ‑ tb
  • Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, Johnny Board ‑ as
  • Bobby Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts
  • Charles Fowlkes ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr
  • Charles Mingus ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Milt Buckner‑ p
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr

Brant Inn Boogie                                 Weka JDS‑12‑1

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1948 August 4, Broadcast Peoria/lllinois

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Jimmy Nottingham, Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Lester Bass, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick Sonny Craven ‑ tb
  • Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, Johnny Board ‑ as; Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts;
  • Charles Fowlkes ‑ bsax Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr Charles Mingus ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Milt Buckner‑ p
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr

Body And Soul(Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green)                 Weka‑JDS‑ 12‑1

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1948 August 11. Broadcast Denver/Colorado

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Jimmy Nottingham, Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Lester Bass, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, Sonny Craven ‑ tb
  • Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, Johnny Board ‑ as; Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts;
  • Charles Fowlkes ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr
  • Charles Mingus ‑ b
  • I Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Milt Buckner‑ p
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr

Satchmo’s Blues                                          Weka‑JDS‑12‑1

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1948 October 14, Broadcast. Little Rock Arkansas

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Lester Bass, Jimmy Wormick ‑ tb
  • Bobby Plater, Johnny Board ‑ as; Billy Williams, .John Sparrow ‑ ts; Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr, voc
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Milt Buckner‑ p
  • Ear/ Walker ‑ dr

Dues in Blues                                              Weka‑JDS‑12‑1

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1948 Details unknown

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette ‑ tp
  • Bobby Plater, Johnny Board ‑ as; Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts; Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p, dr, voc
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b; Wes Montgomery ‑ g; Milt Buckner‑ p; Earl Walker ‑ dr
  • Lorraine Carter ‑ voc ( Jay Bird)

Beulah’s Boogie (L. Hampton)                Weka‑JDS‑12‑1

Calling Dr. Mancuso                                   Weka‑lDS‑12‑1

Jay Bird (Hampton)                                    Weka‑JDS‑12‑1

Be‑Bop (Gillespie)                                         Weka‑JDS‑12‑1

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1949 January 24 or 27, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Sextet

  • Benny Bailey, Duke Garette‑ tp
  • Johnny Board ‑ as; Gene Morris ‑ ts;
  • Albert Ammons‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib(Chicken Shack Boogie), p (Central Avenue Breakdown)
  • Sonny Parker, Betty Carter ‑ voc (Benson Boogie)

Decca 24574 74727

Central Avenue Breakdown(Lionel Hampton) 3:12        Decca 24607 74728

Benson Boogie (Hampton) 3:17          Decca 24574 74729

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1949 January 28, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Lester Bass, Jimmy Wormick, Benny Powell ‑ tb
  • Johnny Board, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Gene Morris, Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts;
  • Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • Albert Ammons ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker‑ dr
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib(Wee Alber, Hamp’s Gumbo), p(Hamp’s Boogie No.2, Beulah’s Sister’s Boogie)
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc (Hamp’s Gumbo)

Hamp’s Boogie No. 2 (L&G Hampton/Hammer) 2:58         Decca 24607 74730

Hamp’s Gumbo (Hampton/Hammer/White) 2:38                 Coral PC 7503 74731

Beulah’s Sister’s Boogie (Hampton/Hamper) 3:02                Decca 24699 74732

Wee Albert (L & G Hampton/Hammer) 3:20                            Decca 24699 74733

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1949 April 26, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard, Duke Garette‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Lester Bass, Jimmy Wormick, Benny Powell ‑ tb
  • Johnny Board, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Gene Morris, Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts;
  • Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • Doug Duke ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr; Lionel Hampton ‑ vib;
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc

What’s Happenin’ Baby (Blakely/Hampton) 2:50  Decca 24642          74853

Drinking Wine Spo‑Dee‑O‑Dee 3:22                 Decca 24642          74854

(Granville “Sticks” McGhee/l. Mayo Williams)

  • Lionel Hampton – vib
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr

Moonglow  (Willy Hudsont/Eddie DeLange/Irving Mills) 3: 16       MCA 510.181           74855

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1949 May 10, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Ed Mullins, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard ‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Lester Bass, Jimmy Wormick Chippie Outcalt ‑ tb
  • Johnny Board, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Gene Morris, Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts; Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • France Gaddison ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc (Lavender Coffin)
  • Betty Garter ‑ voc (The Hucklebuck)
  • The Hamp‑Tones (Baby, You’re Great)

The Hucklebuck (Andy Gibson/Roy Alfired) 3:05         Decca 24652          74897

Baby, You’re Great (L & G Hampton/C. Hammer) 3: 17       A 82619     74898

  • Wendell Culley‑ tp
  • Gene Morris ‑ ts
  • Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib
  • Doug Duke ‑ org
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr;
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc
  • Joe James‑ voc

Lavender Coffin (Shirley Albert) 2:43          Decca 24652          74899

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1949 May 13, 1949; New York City; CBS TV Broadcast “Adventures in Jazz”

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra: (Probably)

Walter Williams, Ed Mullins, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard ‑ tp

  • Al Grey, Lester Bass, Jimmy Wormick, Chippie Outcalt ‑ tb
  • Johnny Board, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Gene Morris, Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts;
  • Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • France Gaddison ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker‑ d
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p

Hampology (L. Hampton)                AL‑708

Flying Home (Hampton/Robin/Goodrnan)            AL‑708

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1949 Fall, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Ed Mullins, Wendell Culley, Leop Shepard ‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Lester Bass, Jimmy Wormick, Chippie Outcalt ‑ tb
  • Johnny Board, Bobby Plater ‑ as
  • Gene Morris, Billy Williams, John Sparrow ‑ ts,
  • Ben Kynard ‑ bsax
  • France Gaddison ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker‑ dr
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib, p

Hamp’s Bopology (L. Hampton)         Jazz Society A 544

Hampology(L. Hampton)                        Jazz Society A 544

Flying Home Part l (Hampton/Robin/Goodman)      Jazz Society A 561

Flying Home Part 2 (Hampton/Robin/Goodman)     Jazz Society A 561

Jingle Boogie                                                                              Jazz Society A 587

Drumology                                                                                  Jazz Society A 587

Beulah’s Boogie Part 1(L. Hampton)                                 Jazz Society A 588

Beulah’s Boogie Part 2(L. Hampton)                                 Jazz Society A 588

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1949 September 7 (Probably)

Sonny Parker and his All‑Stars.

  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc
  • Johnny Board ‑ as
  • Floyd Dixon ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ellis Bartee ‑ dr

Pretty Baby                                        Aladdin 3063

Sad Feeling                                         Aladdin 3062

I Want A Little Girl                          Aladdin 3062

Gene Morrin Band:

  • Gene Morris ‑ ts
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc
  • Doug Duke‑e ‑ p
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ellis Bartee ‑ dr

Hamp’s Gumbo                              Aladdin 3062

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1949 December 29. New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Duke Garette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd ‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick, Paul Lee Higaki ‑ tb
  • Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson ‑ as
  • Curtis Lowe, Johnny Board, Billy Williams ‑ ts; Lonnie Shaw ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib
  • Doug Duke ‑ p, org
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ellis Bartee ‑ dr (For You My Love; Sky Blue) Curlew Hammer ‑ dr Rag Mop
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc (For You My Love)
  • Unknown ‑ voc (Sky Blue)
  • The Hamp‑Tones: John Wilson, Fred Hamilton, Raymond Johnson, Richerd Palmer ‑ voc (Rag Mop)
  • Eddie Sauter ‑ arr (Rag Mop)

Rag‑Mop (Johnny Lee Wills/Deacon Anderson) 2:45      Decca 24855 756 36

For You My Love (Paul Gayton)                                                  Decca 24855 75637

Sky Blue(Hamner/Lewis/Hampton)                                           Coral 6.22421         7563X

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1950 January 4, New York City, Broadcast from the Appolo Theatre

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra: (Probably)

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Duke Garette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd – tp
  • Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick Paul Lee Higaki ‑ tb
  • Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson ‑ as; Curtis Lowe, Johnny Board, Billy Williams ‑ ts
  • Lonnie Shaw ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib
  • Doug Duke ‑ p, org
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ellis Bartee ‑ dr

Symphony in Jazz                                    AL‑708

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1950 January 5, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Duke Garette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd ‑ tp
  • Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick, Paul Lee Higaki – tb
  • Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson ‑ as
  • Curtis Lowe, Johnny Board, Billy Williams ‑ ts; Lonnie Shaw ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib
  • Doug Duke ‑ p, org
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ellis Bartee ‑ dr
  • Little Jimmy Scott ‑ voc (I’ve Been A Fool)
  • Sonny Parker ‑ voc (How You Sound, I Almost Lost My Mind)

I’ve Been A Fool (Gladyce DeJesus) 2:54             Decca 24864          75664

How You Sound (Gladys Hampton/Son: y Parker) 2:58         Decca 24911           75665

I Almost Lost My Mind (Ivory Joe Hunter) 3:11                        Decca 24864          75666

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1950 January 25, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:

  • Walter Williams, Benny Bailey, Duke Garette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd tp Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick, Paul Lee Higaki ‑ tb
  • Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson ‑ as; Curtis Lowe, Johnny Board, Billy Williams ts; Lonnie Shaw ‑ bsax
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib Doug Duke ‑ p, org
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery g Ellis Bartee ‑ dr
  • Irma Currey‑voc (Everybody’s ,Somebody’s Fool, I’ll Never Be Free, Please Give Me A Chance) Sonny Parker ‑ voc (Sad Feeling, Hamp’s Gumbo)
  • ” Little ” Jimmy ,Scott ‑ voc (Please Give Me A Chance, l Wish I Knew)

Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool(G. Hampton/Regina &Ace Adams) 3:20 Decca   27176    75743

I’ll Never Be Free (Benjamin Weiss) 3:27                      Decca 24911      75744

Sad Feeling (Gladys Hampton) 2:45                                Decca 24911           75745

Hamp’s Gumbo (Hampton/Hamner/White) 2:40      Decca 24946          75746

Please Give Me A Chance (Hampton/Friedlander) 3:10       Decca 27401          75752

I Wish I Knew (Mack Gordon/Harry Warren) 3:01                  Decca 28711           75753

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1950 January 26, New York City

Lionel Hampton and his Quintet:

  • Jerome Richardson‑fl (There Will Never Be…)
  • Lionel Hampton ‑ vib
  • Doug Duke ‑ p, org
  • Roy Johnson ‑ b
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Earl Walker ‑ dr

Where Or When (Rodgers & Hart) 2:50         Decca 27198          75754

There Will Never Be Another You (Mack Gordon/Harry Warren) 2:28        Decca 27198          75755

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1955 June 15, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Fender)
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ p
  • Alonzo Johnson ‑ ts
  • Robert Johnson ‑ dr

Love For Sale (Cole Porter) 3:35                                                           FC 38509

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1957 December 31, Chicago

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Fender)
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑vib
  • Joe Bradley ‑ p
  • Paul Parker ‑ dr

Lois‑Ann (Buddy Montgomery) 4:44                                                        pJ‑1240

All The Things You Are (Kern/Hammerstein) 3:58                                    PJ‑1240

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Fender)
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑vib
  • Wayman Atkinson ‑ ts
  • Alonzo Johnson ‑ ts
  • Freddie Hubbard ‑ tp
  • Joe Bradley ‑ p
  • Paul Parker ‑ dr

Sound Carrier (Buddy Montgomery) 6:55                                         PJ‑1240

Beaux‑Arts [“Bud’s Beaux‑Arts”] (Buddy Montgomery) 7:32     PJ‑1240

Bock To Bock (Buddy Montgomery) 10:08                                        PJ‑1240

Billie’s Bounce (Charlie Parker) 4:41                                                     PJ‑1240

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery‑ b(Fender)
  • Joe Bradley ‑ p
  • Paul Parker ‑ dr

Finger Pickin’ (Wes Montgomery) 2:30                                                   JWC‑509

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1958 April Los Angeles

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Fender)
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑vib
  • Harold Land – ts
  • Tony Bazely ‑ dr

Hymn For Carl (Harold Land) 4:33                                            PJ‑17

Montgomeryland Funk (Wes Montgomery) 4:00                PJ‑17

Stompin’ At The Savoy (Sampson/Goodman/Webb) 4:22        PJ‑17

Far Wes’ (Wes Montgomery) 5:51                                                         PJ‑5

Leila (Wes Montgomery) 3:28                                                                PJ‑5

Old Folks (Robinson/Hill) 6:35                                                              PJ‑5

Wes’ Tune (Wes Montgomery) 4:08                                                     PJ‑5

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1958 April 22, Forum Theatre, Los Angeles

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Fender)
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑vib
  • Richie Crabtree ‑ p
  • Benny Barth ‑ dr

Ouverture (Wright/Forrest) 6:47                           WP‑1243

Not Since Nineveh (Wright/Forrest) 7:20          WP‑1243

Baubles, Bangles ~ Beads (Wright/Forrest) 3:25           WP‑1243

Fate (Wright/Forrest) 5:16                                                      WP‑1243

And This Is My Beloved (Wright/Forrest) 6:22              WP‑1243

Stranger In Paradise (Wright/Forrest) 4:51                      WP‑1243

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1959 October or November 26, Fugazi Hall, San Francisco

  • Jon Hendricks ‑ voc
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Nat Adderley‑ cor
  • Cannonball Adderley ‑ as
  • Gildo Mahones ‑ p
  • Ike Isaacs ‑ b
  • Walter Bolden ‑ dr

Music In The Air [Wildwood](Gigy Gryce) 3:54         WP‑1283

The Shouter (Gildo Mahones) 5:01                                   WP‑ 1283

Social Call (Gigy Gryce) 2:19                                                WP‑1283

Out Of The Past (Benny Golson) 4:45                                WP‑1283

  • Jon Hendricks ‑ voc
  • Pony Poindexter ‑ as
  • Wes Montgomery ‑g
  • Gildo Mahones ‑ p
  • Monk Montgomery‑ b (Fender)
  • Jimmy Wormsworth ‑ dr

Feed Me (Jon Hendricks) 3:47                                     WP‑12X3

A Good Git‑Together (Jon Hendricks) 6:02            WP‑1283

  • Jon Hendricks ‑ voc
  • Pony Poindexter – as voc (Minor Catastrophy)
  • Wes Montgomery ‑g
  • Gildo Mahones ‑ p
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ vib
  • Ike Isaacs ‑b
  • Jimmy Wormsworth ‑ dr

I’ll Die Happy (Jon Hendricks) 2:19                          WP‑12X3

Minor Catastrophy (Jon Hendricks) 5:14               WP‑12X3

  • Buddy Montgomery‑ p
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Fender)
  • Pony Poindexter – as
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

Monk’s Shop (Wes Montgomery) 3:54                      PJ‑5

Summertime (Hayward/Gershwin) 4:50                 PJ‑5

Falling In Love With Love (Rodgers/Hart) 6:13   PJ‑5

Renie (Wes Montgomery) 3:31                                    PJ‑5

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1959 October 5, Reeves Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery – g
  • Melvin Rhyne ‑ org
  • Paul Parker ‑ dr

Round About Midnight [”Round Midnight”] (T. Monk) 4:49       RLP‑3 10

Satin Doll ‑ Take 5 (Duke Ellington) 4:05                                             OJCCD 034‑2

Satin Doll ‑ Take 7 (Duke Ellington) 3:53                                             RLP‑3 10

Missile Blues ‑ Take 5 (Wes Montgomery) 4:33                                OJCCD 034‑2

Missile Blues ‑ Take 6 (Wes Montgomery) 5:57                                RLP‑3 10

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1959 October 6, Reeves Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Melvin Rhyne ‑ org
  • Paul Parker‑ dr

Yesterdays (Harbach/Kern) 3:13                               RLP‑310

The End of A Love Affair (E.Redding) 3:15             RLP‑3 10

Whisper Not (Benny Golson) 4:32                              RLP‑3 10

Ecaroh [“Ecorah”] (Horace Silver) 2:59                    RLP‑3 10

Too Late Now (Lerner/Lane) 4:48                              RLP‑3 10

Jingles (Wes Montgomery) 5:29                                  RLP‑3 10

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1960 January 25, Reeves Sound Studios, New York City

  • Nat Adderley ‑ cor
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Bobby Timmons ‑ p
  • Sam Jones‑ cello
  • Percy Heath ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

Sack of Woe (Julian Adderley) 4:21                 RLP‑3 18

Work Song (Net Adderley) 4:09                        RLP‑3 18

Scrambled Eggs (Sam Jones) 3:15                    RLP‑3 18

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1960 January 26, Reeves Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Tommy Flanagan ‑ p
  • Percy Heath ‑ b
  • Albert Heath ‑ dr

Airegin’ (Sonny Rollins) 4:24                                         RLP‑320

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery) 7:20              RLP‑320

D‑Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) 5: 18                 RLP‑320

Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) 6:10                          RLP‑320

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1960 January 27, Reeves Sound Studios. New York City

  • Nat Adderley‑ cor
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Bobby Timmons ‑ p
  • Sam Jones ‑ b, cello
  • Keter Betts ‑ b, cello

Pretty Memory (Bobby Timmons) 3:50           RLP‑3 18

Fallout (Net Adderley) 4:46                                  RLP‑3 18

  • Nat Adderley ‑ cor
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Keter Betts ‑ cello
  • Sam Jones ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

My Heart Stood Still (Rodgers/Hart) 6:20      RLP‑3 18

  • |Nat Adderley‑ cor
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Keter Betts ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes – dr

Mean To Me (Turk/Ahlert) 4:55                          RLP‑3 18

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1960 January 28, Reeves Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Tommy Flanagan ‑ p
  • Percy Heath ‑ b
  • Albert Heath ‑ dr

Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Burke/v.Heusen) 4:38       RLP‑320

In Your Own Sweet Way (Brubeck) 4:45                                 RLP‑320

Mister Walker (Wes Montgomery) 4:28                                   RLP‑320

Gone With The Wind (Wrubel/Magison) 6:13                        RLP‑320

  • Nat Adderley ‑ cor
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Sam Jones ‑ b

Violets For Your Furs (Adair/Dennis) 3:44                           RLP‑3 18

I’ve Got A Crush On You (G & L Gershwin) 2:50                   RLP‑3 18

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1960 May 17, Fugazi Hall, San Francisco

  • Harold Land ‑ ts
  • Joe Gordon ‑ tp
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Barry Harris ‑ p
  • ,Sam Jones ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

Klactoveedsedsteene (Charlie Parker) 9:55             JLP‑(9)20S

Terrain (Harold Land) 7:44                                            JLP‑(9)20S

Compulsion (Harold Land) 6:47                                   JLP‑(9)20S

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1960 May 18, Fugazi Hall, San Francisco

  • Harold Land ‑ ts
  • Joe Gordon ‑ tp
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Barry Harris ‑ p
  • Sam Jones‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery) 6:01          JLP‑(9)20

Ursula (Harold Land) 7: 10                                        JLP-(9)20

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1960 May 21, Fugazi Hall, San Francisco

  • Cannonball Adderley ‑as
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Victor Feldman ‑ vib
  • Ray Brown ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑dr

Lolita (Barry Harris) 8:03                     RLP-(9)355

  • Cannonball Adderley ‑as
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Victor Feldman ‑ p
  • Ray Brown ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑dr

The Chant (Victor Feldman) 6:33         RLP‑(9)355

Azul Serape (Victor Feldman) 6:25      RLP‑(9)355

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1960 June 5, United Sound Studios, Los Angeles

  • Cannonball Adderley ‑ as
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Victor Feldman ‑ vib
  • Ray Brown ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

Never Will I Marry (Frank Loesser) 8:30                RLP‑(9)355

Yours Is My Heart Alone (Franz Lehar) 6:02        RLP‑(9)355

  • Cannonball Adderley ‑ as
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Victor Feldman ‑ p
  • Ray Brown ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑ dr

Au Privave ‑ Take 1 (Charlie Parker) 4:22                L‑1304

Au Privave ‑ Take 2 (Charlie Parker) 3:51                RLP‑(9)355

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1960 Fall, San Francisco

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ p
  • Monk Montgomery ‑b (Double Bass)
  • Lawrence Marable ‑dr

D‑Natural Blues [“Monterey Blues”] (Wes Montgomery) 6:25F‑3308

June In January (Robin/Rainger) 6:41                     F‑3308

Bud’s Tune (Buddy Montgomery) 6:10                     F‑3308

Lover Man (Davis/Sherman/Ramirez) 8:56           F‑3308

Jingles (Wes Montgomery) 10:42                                F‑3308

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1960 October 12, United Sound Studios. Los Angeles

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ bg
  • James Clay –fl
  • Victor Feldman ‑ p
  • Sam .Jones ­b
  • Louis Hayes ‑dr

Body And Soul ‑ Take 2 (Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green) I 1:27       M‑47()65

Body And Soul ‑ Take 4/6 (Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green) 7:27      M‑’3 1 1 ()

Body And Soul ‑ Take 7 (Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green) 7:19          RLP‑(‘))342

Sandu (Clifford Brown) 3:23                                                  RLP‑(‘3)342

Tulle‑Up ‑ Take 4 (Miles Davis) 4:27                                  RLP‑(9)342

Tune‑Up ‑ Take 9 (Miles Davis) 4:39                                   M‑47()65

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • James Clay ‑ fl
  • Victor Feldman ‑ p
  • Sam Jones‑ b
  • Louis Hayes –dr

I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance (Crosby/Washington/Young)5:02 RLP‑(9)342

Says You (Sam Jones) 4:59                                                     RLP‑(9)342

Movin’ Along ‑ Take 1 (Wes Montgomery) 6:37             RLP‑(9)342

Movin’ Along ‑ Take 4 (Wes Montgomery) 6:25             M‑9110

Movin’ Along ‑ Take 5 (Wes Montgomery) 5:40             RLP‑(9)342

Movin’ Along ‑ Take 5 re‑edit (Wes Montgomery) 6:10     12RCD‑4408‑2

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • James Clay ‑ ts
  • Victor Feldman ‑ p
  • Sam Jones ‑ b
  • Louis Hayes ‑dr

So Do It ‑ Take 1 (Wes Montgomery) 6:20           12RCD‑4408‑2

So Do It ‑ Take 6 (Wes Montgomery) 6:05           RLP‑(9)342

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1961 January 3, Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ p
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (DoubleBass)
  • Bobby Thomas‑ dr

Bock To Bock [“Back To Back”] ‑Take [(Buddy Montgomery) 5:36 M‑47065

Bock To Bock [“Back To Back’]l ‑Take 3 (Buddy Montgomery) 6:45     RLP-(9)362

Delirium (Harold Land) 3:38                                         RLP‑(9)362

Doujie ‑ Take 6 (Wes Montgomery) 4:36                   RLP‑(9)362

Doujie ‑ Take 7 (Wes Montgomery) 4:28                   M‑47065

Doujie ‑ Take 8 (Wes Montgomery) 4:45                    12RCD‑4408‑2

Groove Yard (Carl Perkins) 3:02                                    RLP-(9)362

Heart Strings (Milt Jackson) 4:35                                  RLP-(9)362

If I Should Lose You ‑ Take 2 (Robin/Rainger) 6:10      M‑9110

If I Should Lose You ‑ Take 4 (Robin/Rail ger) 5:50      RLP‑(9)362

Just For Now (Buddy Montgomery) 4:56                           RLP‑(9)362

Remember (Irving Berlin) 5:36                                               RLP‑(9)362

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1961 Spring, The Cellar, Vancouver

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ vib
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Double Bass)
  • Paul Humphries ‑ dr

Jeannine (Duke Pearson) 4:00                                                 F‑3323

Snowfall (Claude Thornhill) 6:50                                            F‑3323

Barbados (Charlie Parker) 2:29                                               F‑3323

On Green Dolphin Street (Kaper/Washington) 4:25       F‑3323

You Don’t Know What Love Is (Raye/DePaul) 6:43        F‑3323

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Double Bass)
  • Paul Humphries ‑ dr

Beaux‑Arts (Buddy Montgomery) 4:39                              F‑3323

Angel Eyes (Brent/Dennis) 6:40                                            F‑3323

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1961 August 4, New York City (Studio ?)

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Hank Jones‑ p
  • Ron Carter ‑ b
  • Lex Humphries ‑ dr
  • Ray Barretto ‑ congas

Twisted Blues (Wes Montgomery) 5:31                             RLP‑(9)382

Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) 3:38                                         RLP‑(9)382

I Wish I Knew (Gordon/Warren) 5:26                                RLP‑(9)382

Repetition (Neil Hefti) 3:48                                                      RLP‑(9)382

Something Like Bags (Wes Montgomery) 4:44                RLP‑(9)382

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Hank Jones ‑ p
  • Ron Carter ‑ b
  • Lex Humphries ‑ dr

I’m Just A Lucky So And So (David/Ellington) 5:57       RLP‑(9)382

One For My Baby (Mercer/Arlen) 7:38                                RLP‑(9)382

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g

While We’re Young (Alec Wilder) 2:12                                   RLP‑(9)382

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1961 August 19, Jorgie’s Jazz Club, St Louis

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ p
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b(Double Bass)
  • Billy Hart ‑ dr

All Of You (Cole Porter) 12:57                          VGM‑0001

Heartstrings (Milt Jackson) 5:35                     VGM‑0001

Summertime (Gershwin) 7:17                           VGM‑0001

Bock To Bock [”Back To Bach To Bock”] (Buddy Montgomery)14:28   VGM‑0001

Round About Midnight ”Round Midnight”](Hanighen/Williams)3:32  VGM‑0008

Starlight (Buddy Montgomery) 11:32             VGM‑0008

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1961 October 9, United Sound Studios, Los Angeles

  • George ,Shearing ‑ p
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ vib
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Double Bass)
  • Walter Perkins ‑ dr

And Then I Wrote (George Shearing) 3:15                         JLP‑(9)55

Darn That Dream ‑ Take 1 (De Lang/Van Heusen) 4:09      OJC‑040‑2

Darn That Dream ‑ Take 8 (De Lang/Van Heusen) 4:18      JLP‑(9)55

Double Deal (Wes Montgomery) 3:47                                        JLP‑(9)55

Enchanted (George Shearing) 3:41                                              OJC‑040‑2

Lois Ann (Buddy Montgomery) 3:08                                          JLP‑(9)55

Love Walked In ‑ Take 1 (G. & I. Gershwin) 3:40                   OJC‑040‑2

Love Walked In ‑ Take 11 (G. & I. Gershwin) 2:10                  JLP‑(9)55

No Hard Feeling (Buddy Montgomery) 3:45                            JLP‑(9)55

Love For Sale (Cole Porter) 3:29                                                  JLP‑(9)55

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1961 October 10, United Sound Studios, Los Angeles

  • George Shearing‑ p
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ vib
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Double Bass)
  • Ricardo Chimelis‑ perc
  • Armando Peraza ‑ perc

Mambo In Chimes ‑ Take 1 (Armando Peraza) 4:06          OJC 040‑2

Mambo In Chimes ‑ Take 11 (Armando Peraza) 2:26         JLP‑(9)55

The Lamp Is Low (Parish/De Rose/Shefter) 2:11                 JLP‑(9)55

  • George Shearing‑ p
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ vib
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b (Double Bass)
  • Ricardo Chimelis‑ perc
  • Armando Peraza ‑ perc
  • Walter Perkins ‑ dr

Stranger In Paradise (Wright/Forrest) 4:47                        ILP‑(9)55

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1961 December 18, Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Milt Jackson ‑ vib
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly ‑ p
  • ,Sam Jones‑ b
  • Philly Joe Jones ‑ dr

Blue Roz ‑ Take 3 (Wes Montgomery) 4:42                                M 47013

Blue Roz ‑ Take 4 (Wes Montgomery) 4:43                                RLP‑(9)407

Jingles ‑ Take 8 (Wes Montgomery) 6:49                                  M 47065

Jingles ‑ Take 9 (Wes Montgomery) 6:52                                  RLP‑(9)407

Stairway To The Stars ‑ Take 2 (Malneck/Signorelli/Parish) 3:43      M 47065

Stairway To The Stars ‑ Take 6 (Malneck/Signorelli/Parish) 3:34      RLP{9)407

Stablemates ‑ Take 2 (Benny Golson) 5: 14                                12RCD‑4408‑2

Stablemates ‑ Take 4 (Benny Golson) 5:39                                RLP-(9)407

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1961  New York City

  • Milt Jackson ‑ vib
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly‑ p
  • Sam Jones ‑ b
  • Philly Joe Jones ‑ dr

Sam Sack ‑ Take 2 (Milt Jackson) 5:34                                    12RCD‑4408‑2

Sam Sack ‑ Take 3 (Milt Jackson) 6:01                                     RLP‑(9)407

S. K. J. ‑ Take 4 (Milt Jackson) 5:15                                        12RCD‑4408‑2

S. K. J. ‑ Take 7 (Milt Jackson) 5:12                                        RLP‑(9)407

Delilah ‑ Take 3 (Victor Young) 6:13                                        M 47013

Delilah ‑ Take 4 (Victor Young) 6:08                                       RLP-(9)407

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1962  June 25, Tsubo’s Coffee House, Berkeley

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly ‑ p
  • Paul Chambers‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Lerner/Loewe) 3:18           RLP‑(9)434

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Griffin ‑ ts
  • Wynton Kelly‑ p
  • Paul Chambers ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

Blue’N’Boogie ‑ Take I (Dizzy Gillespie) 10:52                         12RCD‑4408‑2

Blue’N’Boogie ‑ Take 2 (Dizzy Gillespie) 9:31                           RLP‑(9)434

Blue’N’Boogie ‑ Take 2 re edited (Dizzy Gillespie) 9:46       12RCD‑4408‑2

Born To Be Blue ‑ Take 1 (Tormé/We Is) 7:14                           12RCD‑4408‑2

Born To Be Blue ‑ Take 2 (Tormé/We Is) 7:23                          M 47065

Cariba ‑ Take I (Wes Montgomery) 8: 18                                  12RCD‑4408‑2

Cariba ‑ Take 2 (Wes Montgomery) 9:35                                   RLP‑(9)434

Come Rain Or Come Shine ‑ Take I (Merced/Arlen) 7:15   M 47065

Come Rain Or Come Shine ‑ Take 2 (Mercer/Arlen) 6:49  RLP-(9)434

Full House (Wes Montgomery) 9:14                                          RLP-(9)434

S.O.S. Take 2 (Wes Montgomery) 4:48                                     M 47065

S.O.S. Take 3 (Wes Montgomery) 4:57                                     RLP‑(9)434

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1963 April 18, Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Kenny Burrell ‑ acoustic g
  • Jimmy Jones‑ conductor
  • Dick Hyman ‑ p
  • Milt Hinton ‑ b
  • Osie Johnson ‑ dr
  • Phil Bodner ‑ woodwinds (except on Pretty Blue)
  • Gloria Agostini ‑ harp
  • Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Sam Rand, Izadore Zyr, Winston Collymore, Mac Ceppos, Sylvian Shulman, Paul Winter ‑ vin
  • Ralph Hersch, Burt Fisch ‑ vla; Charles McCracken, George Ricci ‑ cello

In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (James Elliott) 2:49   RLP‑(9)472

Pretty Blue ‑ Take 1 (Wes Montgomery) 2:54                            OJCCD‑368‑2

Pretty Blue ‑ Take I re edited (Wes Montgomery) 3:14          12RCD‑4408‑2

Pretty Blue ‑ Take 2 (Wes Montgomery) 3:37                            RLP‑(9)472

The Girl Next Door ‑ Take 1 (Martin/Blane) 3:03                      12RCD‑4408‑2

The Girl Next Door ‑ Take 2 (Martin/Blane) 3:05                     RLP‑(9)472

  • Wes Montgomery – g
  • Kenny Burrell ‑ acoustic g
  • Jimmy Jones‑ conductor
  • Hank Jones ‑ p, celesta
  • Milt Hinton ‑ b
  • Osie Johnson ‑ dr
  • Phil Bodner ‑ woodwinds (spiels nicht auf God Bless The Child)
  • Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien Sam Rand, Izadore Zyr, Winston Collymore, Mac
  • Ceppos, Sylvian .Shulman, Paul Winter ‑ vln; Ralph Hersch, Burt Fisch ‑ via;
  • Charles McCracken, George Ricci ‑ cello; Gloria Agostini ‑ harp

All The Way (Cohn/Van Heusen) 2:36                                       RLP‑(9)472

God Bless The Child ‑ Take 2 (Herzog/Holiday) 3:16           M 47030

God Bless The Child ‑ Take 4 (Herzog/Holiday) 3:17           RLP‑(9)472

My Romance (Rodgers/Hart) 2:28                                            RLP‑(9)472

Prelude To A Kiss ‑ Take 2 (Duke Ellington)                            12RCD‑4408‑2

Prelude To A Kiss ‑ Take 3 (Duke Ellington)                           RLP‑(9)472

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1963 April 19, Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell ‑ g
  • Jimmy Jones ‑ conductor
  • Dick Hyman ‑ p
  • Milt Hinton ‑ b
  • Osie Johnson ‑ dr
  • Phil Bodner ‑ woodwinds
  • Margaret Rose‑ harp
  • Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Sam Rand, Izadore Zyr, Winston Collymore,
  • Mac Ceppos, Sylvia ,Shulman, Paul Winter‑ vln
  • Ralph Hersch, Burt Fisch ‑ vla; Charles McCracken, George Ricci ‑ cello

Baubles, Bangles & Beads ‑ Take 3 (Wright/Forrest) 2:19           12RCD‑4408‑2

Baubles, Bangles & Beads ‑ Take 4 (Wright/Forrest) 2:19           RLP‑(9)472

Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein) 3:26                                       RLP‑(9)472

Tune‑Up ‑ Take 1 (Miles Davis) 4:47                                        12RCD‑4408‑2

Tune‑Up ‑ Take 2/3 (Miles Davis) 5:05                                    M 47065

Tune‑Up ‑ Take 4 (Miles Davis) 4:41                                        M 47030

Tune‑Up ‑ Take 5 (Miles Davis) 3:12                                        RLP‑(9)472

Tune‑Up ‑ Take 5 re‑edited (Miles Davis) 4:49                     12RCD‑4408‑2

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1963 April 22, Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑g
  • Mel Rhyne ‑ org
  • Jimmy (boldly ‑ dr

Besame Mucho ‑ Take 2 (Velasquez/Skylar) 6:24                     RLP‑(9)459

Besame Mucho ‑ Take 3 (Velasquez/Skylar) 6:28                     M 47065

Canadian Sunset (Heywood/Gimbel) 5:04                                  RLP‑(9)459

Days Of Wine And Roses (Mancini/Mercer) 3:44                      RLP‑(9)459

Dearly Beloved (Kern/Mercer) 4:49                                               RLP‑(9)459

For Heaven’s Sake (Meyer/Bretton/Edwards) 4:39                  RLP‑(9)459

Fried Pies ‑ Take I (Wes Montgomery) 6:35                                 M 47065

Fried Pies ‑ Take 2 (Wes Montgomery) 6:42                                 RLP‑(9)459

Fried Pies ‑ Take 2 re-edit (Wes Montgomery) 7:35                 12RCD‑4408‑2

The Breeze And I (Lecuono/Stillman) 4:08                                 RLP‑(9)459

The Trick Bag ‑ Take 2/5 (Wes Montgomery)                            RLP‑(9)459

The Trick Bag ‑ Take 6 (Wes Montgomery)                                 M 9110

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1963 October 10. Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑g
  • Mel Rhyne ‑ org
  • George Brown ‑ dr

Dreamsville (Henry Mancini) 3:48                                            RLP‑(9)494

Mi Cosa [“Unidentified Solo Guitar”] (Wes Montgomery) 3:35    OJCCD‑489‑2

Dangerous ‑ “Portraits Take (Wes Montgomery) 6:59                 RLP‑(9)492

Freddie Freeloader 1”Freddie The Freeloader”] (Miles Davis) 5:14     RLP‑(9)492

Lolita ‑ “Portrait” Take (Barry Harris) 6:32                            RLP‑(9)492

Moanin’ ‑ Take 7 re‑edited (Bobby Timmons) 6:16              12RCD‑4408‑2

Moanin’ ‑ Take 7 shortened (Bobby Timmons) 5:46            RLP‑(9)492

Blues Riff‑ “Portrait” [Take Movin’ Along/”Sid’s 12”] 6:16       RLP‑(9)492

Movin’ Along (Wes Montgomery) 7:26                                      12RCD‑4408‑2

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1963 November 27, Plaza Sound Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑g
  • Mel Rhyne ‑ org
  • George Brown ‑ dr

Moanin’ ‑ Take 10 (Bobby Timmons) 4:33                                   M 9110

For All We Know (Coots/Lewis) 4:29                                        RLP‑(9)494

Geno [“Blues Riff”] (Wes Montgomery) 2:52                            RLP‑(9)494

The Way You Look Tonight ‑ Take 1 (Kern/Fields) 9:08               RLP‑(9)494

The Way You Look Tonight ‑ Take 2 (Kern/Fields) 5:48              M 47065

Yesterday’s Child ‑ “Portrait”‑Take (Charles de Forrest) 4:11     RLP‑(9)492

Yesterday’s Child ‑ “Alternate”‑Take (Charles de Forrest) 4:20  12RCD‑4408‑2

Dangerous ‑ “Alternate”‑Take (Wes Montgomery) 8:09               12RCD‑4408‑2

Lolita ‑”Alternate”‑Take (Barry Harris) 5:13                            12RCD‑4408‑2

Blues Riff ‑ Take 7 (Wes Montgomery) 4:13                              M 47057

Blues Riff ‑ Take 8 (Wes Montgomery) 8:10                              M 47057

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1964 (?), recording details unknown

  • Billy Taylor‑ p
  • Joe Williams‑ voc
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ben Tucker ‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr

There Will Never Be Another You 3:04                      The Navy Swings 49GH

Beautiful Thing 2:45                                                            The Navy Swings 49GH

The More I See You 2:03                                                   The Navy Swings 49GH

More Than Likely 1:40                                                        The Navy Swings 49GH

A Grand Night For Swingin’ 2:21                                     The Navy Swings 50GH

Have A Good Time 2:11                                                       The Navy Swings 50GH

Afterthoughts (Taylor) 2:44                                               The Navy Swings 50GH

Until I Met You (Freddie Green) 2:31                            The Navy Swings 50GH

Capricious I :59                                                                       The Navy Swings 51GH

I Won’t Cry Anymore 2:26                                                   The Navy Swings SIGH

Body And Soul (Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green) 2:18        The Navy Swings SIGH

S’posin’2:08                                                                                The Navy Swings SIGH

Paraphrase 3:30                                                                      The Navy Swings 52GH

All My Life 3:06                                                                      The Navy Swings 52GH

Theodora (Taylor) 3:02                                                       The Navy Swings 52GH

Alone Together (Dietz/Schwartz) 1:37                          The Navy Swings 52GH

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1964 November 11. and 16, A & R Studios, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Pate ‑ cond, arr
  • Bobby .Scott ‑ p
  • Bob Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Willie Bobo ‑ perc
  • Jerome Richardson ‑ woodwinds
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Chauncey Welsch ‑ tb
  • Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, `5nooZ~y Young ‑ tp
  • Don Butterfield, Harvey Philips ‑ tuba

People (Styne/Merrill) 4:23 V6‑8610                                      64VK52(

Movin’ Wes‑Part l (Wes Montgomery)3:14 V6‑8610          64VK581

Moca Flor (Freire/Ferrera)3:11 V6‑8610                                64VK52′

Matchmaker (Harnick/Bock) 2:47 V6‑8610                           64VK52

Movin’ Wes ‑ Part 2 (Wes Montgomery) 2:35 V6‑8610       64VK58′

The Phoenix Love Theme [“Senza Fine”] (Paoli/Wilder) 3:22 V6‑8610        64VK52,

Theodora (Taylor) 3:57 V6‑861()                                                    64VK52′,

In And Out (Wes Montgomery) 2:48 V6‑8610                           64VK584

Born To Be Blue (Tormé/Wells) 3:48 V6‑8610                          64VK58t

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1965  November 18, Van Gelder Recording Studios, Englewood Cliffs/New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Pate ‑ cond, arr
  • Bobby Scott ‑ p
  • Bob Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Willie Bobo ‑ perc
  • Jerome Richardson ‑ woodwinds
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Chauncey Welsch ‑ tb
  • Clark Terry, Ernie Royal”9nooky Young ‑ tp
  • Don Butterfield, Harvey Philips ‑ tuba

Caravan (Mills/Ellington/Tizol) 2:38              V6‑8610              64VK585

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery) 3:11      V6‑8610              64VK583

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1965 February 12, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Harold Mabern ‑ p
  • Arthur Harper ‑ b
  • Jimmy Lovelace ‑ dr

Caravan (Mills/Ellington/Tizol) 8:36                                      BE‑KOG 14800

Round Midnight(Monk/Hanighen/Williams) 10:10           BE‑KOG 14800

Four on Six [4 on 6l (Wes Montgomery) 10:45                    BE‑KOG 14800

Here’s That Rainy Day (Burke/van Heusen) 7: 19                J 100

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1965 March 27, Théatre des Champs‑Elysées, Paris/France

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Harold Mabern ‑ p
  • Arthur Harper ‑ b
  • Jimmy Lovelace ‑ dr

Four On Six 1n4 on 6n] (Wes Montgomery) 6:28            YX 4016‑17

Impressions (Coltrane) 10:03                                                 YX 4016‑17

To Wane [“To When”] (H. Mabern) 11:04                             YX 4016‑17

The Girl Next Door [”To Django] (Blane/Martin) 6:43   YX 4016‑17

Here’s That Rainy Day (Burke/van Heusen) 8:27            YX 4016‑17

Jingles [”Mister Walker”] (Wes Montgomery) 12:32        YX 4016‑17

Twisted Blues [“Wes’ Rhythm”](Wes Montgomery) 13:32   YX 4016‑17

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery)                                     FC 108

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Griffin ‑ ts
  • Harold Mabern ‑ p
  • Arthur Harper ‑ b
  • Jimmy Lovelace ‑ dr

Round About Midnight (Monk/Hanighen/Williams) 9:30  YX 4016‑17

Full House (Wes Montgomery) 10:38                                       FC 108

Blue’N’Boogie [“Blue And Boogie”] (Gillespie) 13:05           FC 108

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1965 April 2, VARA Radio Studios, Hilversum/Netherlands

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Clark Terry ‑ tp
  • Pim Jacobs‑ p
  • Rued Jacobs ‑ b
  • Han Bennink‑ dr

Straight, No Chaser (Monk) 8: 12                      VARA Jazz 8219

Just Friends (Klenner) 9:05                                 VARA Jazz 8219

In A Mellow Tone (Ellington) 14:47                  VARA Jazz 8219

Rhythm‑A‑Ning (T. Monk) 8:35                           VARA Jazz 8219

The Theme (M. Davis) 5:58                                     BDCD 1504

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1965 April 5, Ronnie Scott’s, London/England

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Stan Tracey‑ p
  • Rick Laird ‑ b
  • Ronnie Stephenson ‑ dr

Sonny Boy (Jolson/De Silva/Brown/Henderson) 8:21      JACD 054

Wes’ Easy Blues (Wes Montgomery) 7:28                                JACD 054

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1965 April 9, Ronnie Scott’s, London/England

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g

Mi Cosa [Solo Ballad in A Major1 (Wes Montgomery) 4:04    JACD 054

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1965 April 30, Norddeutscher Rundfunk Radio Studios, Hamburg/Germany

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Griffin, Hans Holler, Ronnie Scott ‑ ts
  • Ronnie Ross ‑ bsax
  • Martial ,Solal ‑ p
  • Michel Gaudry‑ b
  • Ronnie Stephenson ‑ dr

Blue Grass (Ronnie Ross) 4:49                              W 97‑2

Glass Of Cool Wine (Ronnie Ross) 7:41              W 97‑2

The Leopard Walks (Johnny Griffin) 6:56         W 97‑2

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery) 4:10        W 97‑2

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Griffin ‑ ts
  • Martial Solal ‑ p
  • Michel Gaudry‑ b
  • Ronnie .Stephenson ‑ dr

Blue Monk (T.Monk) 6:23                                       W 97‑2

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Martial Solal ‑ p
  • Michel Gaudry ‑ b
  • Ronnie , Stephenson ‑ dr

Here’s That Rainy Day (Burke/Van Heusen) 8: 13      W 97‑2

Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) 6:15                                W 97‑2

Twisted Blues (Wes Montgomery) 5: 11                            W 97‑2

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1965 May 7, Ronnie Scott’s, London/England

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Stan Tracey ‑ p
  • Rick Laird ‑ b
  • Ronnie Stephenson ‑ dr

Gone With The Wind (Wrubel\Magison)                          12:17 JACD 054

Broadway (Wrubel/MacRae/Bird) 12:41                          JACD 054

Body and Soul (Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green) 10:21    JACD 054

I’ll Remember April (Raye/dePaul/Johnston) 10:17   JACD 054

Here’s That Rainy Day (Burke/van Heusen) 10:48         JACD 054

Words from Wes 2:31                                                                  JACD 054

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1965 May 16, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky‑ arr, cond
  • Roger Kellaway ‑ p
  • Bo6 Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Helcio Milito, Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Candido Camero ‑ perc
  • Harold Coletta, David Schwartz ‑ vla
  • Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Louis Haber, Julyus Held, Jos Malignanni, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro,
  • Paoul Gershman, Harry Lookofsky ‑ vln
  • George Ricci, Charles McCracken ‑ cello
  • Margaret Ross ‑ harp

Musty (Don Sebesky) 4: 12                                                     V6‑8625      65VK307

Here’s That Rainy Day (Burke/van Heusen) 4:50          V6‑8625      65VK309

Just Walkin’ ‑ Original Take(Wes Montgomery) 2:55      V6‑8804      65VK308‑?

Just Walkin’ ‑ Reissued Take (Wes Montgomery) 3:37    539 062‑2    65VK308‑?

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1965 May 18, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don ,Sebesky‑ arr, cond
  • Roger Kellaway ‑ p
  • bob Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Helcio Milito, Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Candido Camero ‑ perc
  • Harold Coletta, David .Schwartz ‑ vla
  • Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Louis Haber, Julyus Held, Jos Malignanni, Gene Orloff; Sol ,Shapiro,
  • Paoul Gershman, Harry Lookofsky ‑ vln
  • George Ricci, Charles McCracken ‑ cello
  • Margaret Ross ‑ harp

The Shadow Of Your Smile (Webster/Mandel) 2:15      V6‑8625             65VK335

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Roger Kellaway ‑ p
  • Bob Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr

Tear It Down (Wes Montgomery) 3:10                                 V6‑8625             65VK334

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1965 May 19, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky ‑ arr, cond
  • Roger Kellaway ‑ p
  • Bob Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Helcio Milito, Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Candido Camero ‑ perc
  • Harold Coletta, David .Schwartz ‑ vla
  • Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Louis Haber, Julyus Held, Jos Malignanni, Gene Orloff, .Sol Shapiro,
  • Paoul Gershman, Harry Lookofshy ‑ vln
  • George Ricci, Charles McCracken ‑ cello
  • Margaret Ross ‑ harp

A Quiet Thing (Ebb/Kander) 3:27                     V6‑8625      65VK337

Con Alma (D. Gillespie) 3:25                                V6‑8625      65VK336

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1965 May 20, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky ‑ arr, cond
  • Roger Kellaway ‑ p
  • Bob Cranshaw ‑ b
  • Helcio Milito, Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Candido Camero ‑ perc
  • Harold Coletta, David Schwartz ‑ vla
  • Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Louis Haber, Julyus Held, Jos Malignanni, Gene Orloff, Sol .Shapiro,
  • Paoul Gershman, Harry Lookofsky ‑ vln; George Ricci, Charles McCracken ‑ cello
  • Margaret Ross ‑ harp

Mi Cosa (Wes Montgomery) 3:15                              V6‑8625      65VK338

Bumpin’ (Wes Montgomery) 6:40                             V6‑8625      65VK339

My One And Only Love (Wood/Mellin) 4:37        V6‑8804      65VK340

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1965 Between June 22 and 27, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly ‑ p
  • Paul Chambers ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

Impressions (Coltrane) 5:02                                                   V6‑8765      105618

Four On Six [Cut Version ] (Wes Montgomery) 9:29      V6‑8765      105617

Four On Six [Full Version] (Wes Montgomery) 10:33     I‑100

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1965 June 24, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly‑ p
  • Paul Chambers ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

If You Could See Me Now (Dameron/Sigman) 8:21       V6‑8633      65VK494

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1965 June 26, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly‑ p
  • Paul Chambers ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

Portrait Of Jennie (Burdge/Robinson) 2:56           V6‑8765

The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Rodgers/Hammerstein) 5:32     V6‑8765 105616

The Surrey With The Fringe On Top [Reconstructed Version] 6:12      521 690‑2

Willow Weep For Me (Ronell) 7:36                                          V6‑8765

Oh You Crazy Moon (Burke/van Heusen) 5:35                   V6‑8765

Misty (Burke/Garner) 7:00                                                          V6‑8765

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1966 September 22, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliff, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly ‑ p
  • Paul Chambers – b
  • Jimmy Cobb – dr

Unit 7 (Sam Jones) 6:44                               V6‑8633      65VK495

Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) 6:44      V6‑8633      65VK496

What’s New (Burke/Haggert) 6: 11             V6‑8633      65VK497

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1965 September 24, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly‑ p
  • Paul (chambers ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

Laura (D. Raskin) 6:53                              WM94‑12

Cariba (Wes Montgomery) 8:49             WM94‑12

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1965 November 12, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly ‑ p
  • Larry Ridley ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

Birk’s Works (D. Gillespie) 5:35                       WM94‑12

Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) 8:24          WM94‑12

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1965 November 19, The Half Note, New York City

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Wynton Kelly ‑ p
  • Herman Wright ‑ b
  • Jimmy Cobb ‑ dr

All The Things You Are (J. Kern) 5:35                       WM94‑12

I Remember You (V. Schertzinger) 8:24                   WM94‑12

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1965 December 7, 8 and 22, Van Gelder Studios’ Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Oliver Nelson ‑ cond
  • Wayne Andre, Quentin Jackson, Jimmy Cleveland, Denny Moore, Tony Studd ‑ tb
  • Donald Byrd, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal ‑ tp
  • Herbie Hancock, Roger Kellaway ‑ p
  • George Duvivier ‑ bs
  • Bob Ashton, Jerry Dodgion, Romeo Penque, Phil Woods, Dan Bank ‑ reeds
  • Grady Tate, Sol Gubin ‑ dr
  • Candido Camero ‑ cga

Goin’ Out Of My Head (Randazzo/Weinstein) 2:13      V6‑8642

O Morro (Jobim) 4:45                                                            V6‑8642

Boss City (Wes Montgomery) 3:45                                     V6‑8642

Chim Chim Cheree (R. M. Sherman/R.B.Sherman) 4:50  V6‑8642

Naptown Blues (Wes Montgomery) 3:06                                 V6‑8642      65VKSX()

Twisted Blues (Wes Montgomery) 4:14                                    V6‑8642      65VKSX2

The End Of A Love Affair (Reading) 3:42                                 V6‑8642

It Was A Very Good Year (Drake) 3:42                                    V6‑8642

Golden Earrings (Young/Livingstone/Evans) 5:14            V6‑8642      65VKS83

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1966 March 17,21′ and May 18,          Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Claus Ogerman ‑ arr
  • Ron Carter‑ b
  • Ray Baretto ‑ cga
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • George Devens ‑ vib
  • Bernhard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julyus Held, Harry Lookofsky,
  • Joe Malin, Gene Orloff ‑ vln; Abe Kessler, Joe McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro ‑ cello

Little Child (Daddy Dear) (Wayne Shanklin) 2:26           V6‑8653

What The World Needs Now Is Love (David Bacharach) 4:54  V6‑8653

The Big Hurt (Wayne Shanklin) 4:29                                        V6‑8653

The Big Hurt ‑ Alt. Take (Wayne Shanklin) 3:25                   V6‑8804

Bumpin’ On Sunset (Wes Montgomery) 4:46                         V6‑8653

Bumpin’ On Sunset ‑ Alt. Take (Wes Montgomery) 3:16     V6‑8804

How Insensitive (Insensatez) (Jobim/Gimbel/DeMoraes) 3:45    V6‑8653

Wives And Lovers (Hal David/Burt Bacharach) 2:46        V6‑8804      66VK297

Midnight Mood (Joe Zawinul) 5:21                                           V6‑8653

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Ron Carter‑ b
  • Ray Baretto ‑ cga
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr

Tequila (Chuck Rio) 3:19                                      V6‑8653

Tequila ‑ Alt. Take (Chuck Rio) 2:37                V6‑8804

The Thumb (Wes Montgomery) 4:44               V6‑8653

____________________________________________________________

1966 September 14,15 and 16, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky ‑ cond
  • Herbie Hancock ‑ p
  • Al Casamenti, Bucky Pizzarelli‑g
  • Richard Davis ‑ b
  • Grady [ate ‑ dr
  • Ray Barretto ‑ perk; Jack Jennings ‑ rib, pare
  • Ray Beckenstein ‑ as, at, piccolo; Stan Webb ‑ as, bsax, hen, clt
  • Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, James Nottingham ‑ tp,
  • Wayne Andre, John Mesmer, Bill Watrous ‑ tb; Don Butterfield ‑ tuba; James Buffington ‑ horn

California Dreaming (John Philips) 3:01                    V6‑8672

Sun Down (Wes Montgomery) 6:02                               V6‑8672      101175

Oh You Crazy Moon (Burke/Van Heusen) 3:42         V6‑8672

More, More Amor (Sol Lake) 2:51                                   V6‑8672

Without You (Merino Myers) 3:04                                  V6‑8672

Winds Of Barcelona (Sol Lake) 3:06                                 V6‑8672

Sunny (Bobby Hepp) 4:02                                                    V6‑8672

Green Peppers (Sol Lake) 2:56                                            V6‑8672

Mr Walker (Wes Montgomery) 3:39                                  V6‑8672

South Of The Border (Carr/Kennedy) 3:13                    V6‑8672

Sunny ‑ Alt. Take (Bobby Hepp) 3:05                               V6‑8804

_________________________________________________________

1966 September 21, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Jimmy Smith ‑ org
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Oliver Nelson ‑ cond
  • Ray Barretto ‑ perc
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Richard Hixson, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston ‑ tb
  • Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry ‑ tp
  • Richard Davis ‑ bs
  • Bob Ashton ‑ Is, fl, clt
  • Phil Woods ‑ as, clt
  • Jerry Dodgion ‑ as, clt, fl, aft
  • Jerome Richardson ‑ Al, fl clt
  • Danny Bank ‑ bsax, bcl, bfl, afl

13 (Death March)(McFarland) 5:19V6‑8678                               101192

__________________________________________________________

1966 September 23, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Jimmy Smith ‑ org
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Oliver Nelson ‑ cond
  • Bob Ashton ‑ Is, fl, clt
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Richard Nixon, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston ‑ tb
  • Tony Studd ‑ btb
  • Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman ‑ tp
  • Ernie Royal, Clark Terry ‑ tp, flh
  • Jerome Richardson ‑ All, fl, clt
  • Richard Davis‑ bs
  • Phil Woods‑ as, clt
  • Danny Bank ‑ bsax, bcl, bfl, afl
  • Jerry Dodgion ‑ as, clt, fl, afl
  • Grady Tate ‑ do
  • Ray Barretto ‑ perc

Down By The Riverside (Traditional) 9:58                V6‑8678      101191

Happy‑go‑lucky local [Night Train] (Ellington) 6:   45V6‑8678   101194

Milestones (M. Davis) 4:06                                                V6‑8766      101193

Round About Midnight (Monk/Hanighen/Williams) 7:15    V6‑8804      101195

___________________________________________________________

1966 September 28, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Jimmy Smith ‑ org
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Ray Barretto ‑ perc

James And Wes (Jimmy Smith) 8:08                    V6‑8678             101293

Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Loesser) 5:55                   V6‑8678             101290

OGD [“Road Song”] (Wes Montgomery) 6:05       V6‑8766             101288

OGD [“Road Song”] (Alt. Take) 5:12                          V6‑8677             101288

Call Me (Hatch) 3:12                                                      V6‑8766

Mellow Mood (Jimmy Smith) 8:35                          V6‑8766             101292

  • Jimmy Smith ‑ org
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr

Maybe September (Faith/Livingstone/Evans) 6:22     V6‑8766

King Of The Road (Miller) 4:05                                              V6‑8766

___________________________________________________________

1967 June 6, 7, 8 and 26, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky‑ cond
  • Herbie Hancock ‑ p
  • Ron Carter‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Ray Barrette, Jack Jannings, Joe Wohletz ‑ pare
  • George Marge, Romeo Penque, Joe Soldo ‑ bfl
  • Phil Bodner‑ woodwinds
  • Stan Webb ‑ bid, woodwinds
  • Ray Alonge ‑ horn
  • Julyus Brand, Peter Buonconsiglio, Harry Glikman, Harry Kazman, Leo Kruezek, Gene Orloff,
  • Jack Zayde, Mac Ceppos, Harry Urbont, Lewis Eley, Tosha Samaroff Sylvan Shulman ‑ vln
  • Harold Coletta Emanuel Vardi ‑ via
  • Charles McCracken, Alan ,Shulman ‑ cello
  • Margaret Ross ‑ harp

A Day In The Life (Lennon/McCartney) 5:45                      SP‑3001

Watch What Happens (Legrand/Gimbel/Demy) 2:43       SP‑3001

When A Man Loves A Woman (Lewis/Wright) 2:52          SP‑3001

California Nights (Hamlisch/Liebling) 2:29                          SP‑3001

Angel (Wes Montgomery) 2:46                                                  SP‑3001

Eleanor Rigby (Lennon/McCartney) 3:04                             SP‑3001

Willow Weep For Me (Ronnell) 4:21                                         SP‑3001

Windy (Friedman) 2:20                                                                 SP‑3001

Trust In Me (Wever/Schwartz/Ager) 4:25                             SP‑3001

The Joker (Newley/Bricusse) 3:26                                          SP‑3001

___________________________________________________________

1967 Recording details unpublished, probably Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky ‑ cond

Up And At It 1”Switching”] (Wes Montgomery) 4:20        CD 2520

Pata Pata (Ragovoy/Makeba) 4: 12                                          CD 2520

Butterfly 3:27                                                                     CD 2520

Hello Young Lovers (Paul Anka) 2: 16                     CD 2520

_______________________________________________________

1967 December 20. and 21.,

1968 January 22 and 26, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky‑ cond
  • Herbie Hancock ‑ p
  • Ron Carter‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Ray Barretto, Bobby Rosengarden ‑ perc
  • Mike Manieri ‑ vibes
  • Gene Orloff; Raoul Pouliakin ‑ vin
  • George Ricci ‑ cello; Emanuel Vardi ‑ ala
  • Hubert laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque ‑ fl , ob

Wind Song (Webster/Pisano/Ceroli/Alpert) 2:19        SP‑3006

Georgia On My Mind (Carmichael/Gorell) 2:44             SP‑3006

The Other Man’s Grass Is Always Greener (Hatch/Trent) 2:34  SP‑3006

Up And At It (Wes Montgomery) 4:12                               SP‑3006

Going On To Detroit (Wes Montgomery) 3:34                 SP‑3006

I Say A Little Prayer (David Bacharach) 3:15                  SP‑3006

When I Look In Your Eyes (Bricusse) 3:08                       SP‑3006

The Fox (Schifrin) 2:57                                                              SP‑3006

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Eumir Deodato ‑ cond
  • Herbie Hancock ‑ p
  • Ron Carter ‑ b
  • Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Ray Barretto, Bobby Rosengarden ‑ perc
  • Mike Manieri ‑ vibes
  • Gene Orloff; Raoul Pouliakin ‑ vin
  • George Ricci ‑ cello
  • Emanuel [lard) ‑ via
  • Hubert Laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque ‑fl, ob

Down Here On The Ground (Schifrin/Garnet) 3:38           SP‑3006

I Know It All (Donato/Valle) 2:57                                           SP‑3006

______________________________________________________

1968 recording details unpublished, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Don Sebesky ‑ arr
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g

My Favorite Things (Rodgers/Hammerstein) 3:07                      CD 2520

______________________________

1968 TV Broadcast, Detroit/Michigan

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b
  • Billy Hart ‑ dr
  • Elvin Bunn ‑ cga

Windy (Ruthann/Friedman) 4:34                   VGM 0008

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ p
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b
  • Billy Hart ‑ dr
  • Elvin Bunn ‑ cga

California Nights (Hamisch/Liebling) 5:21      VGM 0008

____________________________________________________

1968 May 7, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky ‑ arr
  • Herbie Hancock, ‑ p
  • Hank Jones ‑ p, harpsichord
  • Richard Davis ‑ b
  • Ed Shaughnessy, Grady Tate ‑ dr
  • Harvey Astren, Don Hammond ‑p, rec
  • Don Ashworth ‑ oboe, rec
  • Bernard Krainis ‑ rec
  • Walter Kane ‑ bassoon
  • Marvin Stamm ‑ tp
  • Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove ‑ vln
  • Emanuel Vardi ‑ vla
  • George Ricci ‑ cello

Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) 2:50                  SP‑3012

Yesterday (Lennon/McCartney) 3:24                         SP‑3012

I’ll Be Back (Lennon/McCartney) 2:32                         SP‑3012

Scarborough Fair (Canticle)(Simon&Garfiunkel) 4:53    SP‑3012

_____________________________________________

1968 May 8, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky ‑ are
  • Herbie Hancock, ‑ p
  • Sivert Johnson jr. ‑ harpsichord
  • Richard Davis ‑ b
  • Ed Shaughnessy ‑ dr
  • Ray Barrette, Jack Jennings ‑ perc
  • Harvey Astren, Don Hammond ‑ fl, rec
  • George Marge ‑~1
  • Don Ashworth ‑ oboe, red
  • Stan Webb ‑ oboe, rec. cl
  • Bernard Krainis, Shelley Grushkin, Don Hammond, Eric Leber ‑ rec
  • Walter Kane ‑ bassoon
  • Morris Newman ‑ rec. bassoon
  • Marvin Stamm, Bernie Glow ‑ tp
  • Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise ‑ tb
  • James Buffington ‑French horn
  • Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove, Marvon Morganstern, Tosha Samaroff ‑ vin
  • Emanuel Vardi ‑ via
  • Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Alan Shulman ‑ cello

OGD [“Road Song”] (Wes Montgomery) 3:51           SP‑3012

Greensleeves (Traditional) 2:02                                  SP‑3012

Green Leaves Of Summer (Tiomkin/Webster) 3:57       SP‑3012

Where Have All The Flowers Gone? (Pete Seeger) 3:06  SP‑3012

___________________________________________________

1968 May 9, Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Don Sebesky‑ are, cond
  • Eric Leber ‑ harpsichord, rec
  • Don Ashworth‑fl, oh, cl, french horn
  • George Marge‑fl, oboe, cl
  • Stan Webb‑fl, oboe, cl
  • Morris Newman ‑ rec. bassoon
  • Marvin Stamm ‑ tp
  • Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove ‑ vin
  • Emanuel Vardi ‑ via
  • George Ricci ‑ cello

Serene (Wes Montgomery) 3:09            SP‑3012

_____________________________

Wes Montgomery on Film/Video:

1949 Lionel Hampton 1949, Universal Pictures

A Hot Club De France Production ‑ Milan Jazz Home Video 791 285

Directed by Will Cowan

  • Lionel Hampton ‑ sib, dr, p
  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Curley Hamner ‑ tap dance, dr
  • Sony Parker ‑ voc
  • Paul Lee Higaki ‑ tb
  • Lorraine Carter‑ voc
  • Kitty Murray ‑ ?
  • Joe Adams ‑ ?
  • Lawrence and Lilia Williams ‑ ?
  • and others

Air Mail Special

Curley’s Dance

Drum Battle

Hamp’s Gumbo

Jay Bird

Introducing Flying Home

1965 March, London, BBC Studios

Jazz 625 Humphrey Lyttleton

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Harold Mabern ‑ p
  • Arthur Harper ‑ b
  • Jimmy Lovelace ‑ dr

West Coast Blues (Intro)

Yesterdays

Jingles

Round Midnight

Twisted Blues

Full House

West Coast Blues

1965 April (?) ‑ VARA Studios Hilversum/Holland (?)

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Harold Mabern ‑ p
  • Arthur Harper ‑ b
  • Jimmy Lovelace ‑ dr

Impressions

Twisted Blues

Jingles

Here’s That Rainy Day

The Girl Next Door

1965 April 30, Norddeutscher Rundfunk Radio Studios, Hamburg/Germany

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Johnny Gritty n, Hans Koller, Ronnie Scott ‑ Is
  • Ronnie Ross ‑ bsax
  • Martial Solal ‑ p
  • Michel Gaudry ‑ b
  • Ronnie Stephenson ‑ dr

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery)

1968 Detroit/Michigan

  • Wes Montgomery ‑ g
  • Buddy Montgomery ‑ sib
  • Monk Montgomery ‑ b
  • Billy Hart ‑ dr
  • Elvin Bunn ‑ cga

Windy (Ruthann/Friedman) 4:34

California Nights (Hamisch/Liebling) 5:21

_________________

Album Discography:

This is a list of albums featuring recordings with Wes Montgomery. The Albums are roughly listed in the order of recording dates. This list does not include records made during the “Hampton Era” 1948‑1950 reissues and albums mainly consisting of reissued material.

Year                                 Album                                                        Label No.                    Page

1957        The Montgomery Brothers Plus Five Others      Pacific Pl‑1240    14

1958        Wes Buddy &: Monk The Montgomery Brothers    Pacific PJ‑17       14

Kismet ‑ An Interpretation by the Mastersounds   Pacific WP 1243   15

1958/59   Montgorneryland   Pacific PJ‑5     14 16

1959        Jon Hendricks ‑ A Good Git Together     Pacific WP 1283     15 16

The Wes Montgomery Trio Riverside       RLP‑(9)310     16

1960        Nat Adderley‑Work Song     RiversideRLP‑318     16 17 18

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery Riverside     RLP‑(9)320       17

Harold Land Sextet ‑ West Coast Blues   Jazzland JLP‑(9)20    18

Cannonball Adderley and the Pollwinners    Riverside RLPj9)355   18 19

The Montgomery Brothers     Fantasy 3308(Mono) 8052(Stereo)   19

Movin’ Along       Riverside RLP‑(9)342    19, 20

1961        The Montgomery Brothers ‑ Grooveyard       Riverside RLPj9)362     20

The Montgomery Brothers in Canada       Fantasy 3323(Mono), 8066(Stereo)      21

So Much Guitar Riverside         RLP‑(9)382       21

Live at Jorgie’s Jazz Club          VGM‑0001       22

George Shearing and The Montgomery Brothers Jazzland       LPj9)55       22 23

Milt Jackson: Bags Meets Wes Riverside       RLP‑(9)407        23

1962        Full House Riverside         RLP‑(9)434     23, 24

1963        Fusion ! Riverside       RLP‑(9)472       24, 25

Boss Guitar Riverside        RLP‑(9)459     26

Portrait of Wes Riverside           RLP‑(9)492       25, 26

Guitar on the Go Riverside             RLP49)494         25, 26

1963/64   The Navy Swings            No Number    27

1964        Movin’ Wes Verve             V6‑8610         27, 28

Kings of the Guitar Beppo        BE‑KOG‑14800      28

1965        Solitude Toho         YX 4016‑17         28

Live in Paris        INA FC‑108      28

Wes Montgomery & Clark Terry     Vara Jazz 8219        29

Body and Soul ‑ Live at Ronnie Scotts’     JACD 054                   29, 30

Live in Europe Philology       W 97‑2         29, 30

Bumpin’ Verve      V6‑8625         30, 31, 32

Wynton Kelly Trio: Smokin’ At The Half Note      Verve V6‑8633            32, 33

Smokin’ Guitar         WM 94‑12       31, 32, 33

Willow Weep For Me         Verve V6‑8765            32

Goin’ Out Of My Head        Verne VW642              34

1966        Tequila             Verve V6‑8653            34

California Dreaming      Verve V6‑8672            35

Jimmy & Wes ‑ The Dynamic Duo       Verve V6‑8678    36

Further Adventures Of Jimmy And Wes     Verve V6‑8766         36

Just Walkin’   Verve V6‑8804            30, 32, 34-36

1967        A Day in the Life          A&M SP 3001        37

1967/68   Down Here on the Ground       A&M SP 3006              38

1968        Road Song         A&M SP 3012       39, 40

Singles:

Pacific

1957      Finger Pickin’

Riverside

1960        Round Midnight/Yesterdays         45‑031

Airegin’/Mister Walker            45~41

1963     Canadian Sunset/Fried Pies      RF 4564   Verve

California Dreaming/Mr. Walker       VK 10489

Going Out Of My Head/Boss City      VK 10384

Love Theme From The Sandpiper/       VK 10373

Bumpin Part 2

A&M

A Day in the Life Part l/Part 2               865

Georgia On My Mind/I Say A Little Prayer 940

The Joker/Trust In Me                             1187

(Updated as per 28.10.98)

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