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Performer: Wes Montgomery
Genre: Jazz
Title: Plays The Hits
Country: US
Released: 2010
FLAC version ZIP size: 1586 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1939 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1539 mb
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Full House is an album by jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery that was released in 1962. The performance was recorded live at Tsubo in Berkeley, California on June 25, 1962. The session featured a quintet that included Wynton Kelly on piano, Johnny Griffin on tenor saxophone, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums. The original release was on the Riverside Records label. There have been a number of reissues of the recording, most including alternate takes of several tracks

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery is an album by American jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery. Most of its tracks exemplify two of Montgomery's distinguishing techniques: "thumb picking" and the use of octaves. In 2017, the album was selected for the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress as "culturally, historically, or artistically significant.

Wes Montgomery, the most significant jazz guitarist since pioneer genius Charles Christian (Freddy Green didn't solo) is heard here in various styles. We have the quartet, the large band, blues, non-blues, a quartet version of "Willow Weep for Me" and a big band version of "West Coast Blues" (compare the quartet version on "Incredible Jazz Guitar"). Likewise various great sidemen: Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Jimmys Cobb and Smith, et al. And yes, the flowing lead lines in the Christian tradition; the octaves

John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (March 6, 1923 – June 15, 1968) was an American jazz guitarist. He is widely considered one of the major jazz guitarists, emerging after such seminal figures as Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian and influencing countless others, including George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Royce Campbell, Grant Green, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe, Russell Malone, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Randy Napoleon, and Emily Remler. Montgomery was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Listen to albums and songs from Wes Montgomery. Montgomery picked up where Charlie Christian left off, in developing the electric guitar as a jazz instrument. From 1958 until a decade later, Montgomery was the consummate Hard Bop guitar player. Plays The Hits (Great Songs/Great Performances).

More albums from Wes Montgomery: Kismet by Wes Montgomery. Go! by Wes Montgomery. Movin’ Along by Wes Montgomery. One Night In Indy by Wes Montgomery. A Day In The Life by Wes Montgomery. Live At Jorgies by Wes Montgomery. Smokin’ In Seattle Live At The Penthouse by Wes Montgomery. Road Song by Wes Montgomery. View all albums . Pretty Blue. 3. God Bless The Child (Take 4). 4. God Bless The Child (Take 2). 5. In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning. 6. The Girl Next Door.

Wes Montgomery And The Billy Taylor Trio '2005. Impressions Of Paris (2CD) '2002. Wes Montgomery's Finest Hour '2000. Groove Brothers '1999. Le Premier Guitar Hero '1996. Encores, Vol. 2: Blue 'n' Boogie '1996. Talkin' Verve: Roots Of Acid Jazz '1996.

Tracklist

Goin' Out Of My Head
Tequila
California Dreaming
Windy
When A Man Loves A Woman
What The World Needs Now Is Love
Sunny
Yesterday

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
B0013942-02 Wes Montgomery Plays The Hits ‎(CD, Comp) Verve Records B0013942-02 US 2010
2731132 Wes Montgomery Plays The Hits ‎(CD, Comp) Verve Records 2731132 Europe 2010