Wes Montgomery Catalog

1948 (age 25)

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948  (Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1)

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Lester Bass (bass trumpet) Sonny Craven, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 1, 1948
Adam Blew His Hat
Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Lester Bass (bass trumpet) Sonny Craven, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Bobby Tucker (piano -1) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals -1) Wynonie Harris (vocals -2)
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 7, 1948
1.I Cover The Waterfront
2.Good Rockin' Tonight
Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Lester Bass (bass trumpet) Sonny Craven, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 21, 1948
Brant Inn Boogie
same personnel
radio broadcast, Peoria, IL, August 4, 1948
Body And Soul
same personnel
radio broadcast, Denver, CO, August 11, 1948
Satchmo's Blues
Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, Little Rock, AR, October 15, 1948
Dues In Blues
Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Betty Carter (vocals -1)
radio broadcast, unknown location, circa October, 1948
1.Jay Bird
2.Beulah's Boogie
3.Calling Dr. Mancuso
4.Re-Bop

1949

Lionel Hampton 7 - Hamp's Small Combos 1947-1950  (MCA (F) 510.181)

Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette (trumpet) Johnny Board (alto saxophone) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, vocals) Albert Ammons (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Betty Carter, Sonny Parker (vocals -2)
NYC, January 24, 1949
1. 74727Chicken Shack Boogie
2. 74729Benson's Boogie
Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Albert Ammons (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals -2)
NYC, January 28, 1949
1. 74730Hamp's Boogie Woogie, No. 2
2. 74731Hamp's Gumbo

Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites  (Decca DL 4296)

Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette (trumpet) Johnny Board (alto saxophone) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, vocals) Albert Ammons (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
NYC, January 24, 1949
74728New Central Avenue Breakdown
Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey, Paul Lee Higaki, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Lonnie Shaw (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (piano, organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Irma Curry (vocals)
NYC, January 25, 1950
75743Everybody's Somebody's Fool
** also issued on Decca DL 74296.

Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950  (MCA Coral (G) 6.22421)

Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Albert Ammons (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
NYC, January 28, 1949
74732Beulah's Sister's Boogie
74733Wee Albert
Benny Bailey (trumpet -1) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Samuel B. Price (piano -1,2) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals -1,2)
NYC, April 26, 1949
1. 74853What's Happening Baby
2. 74854Drinking Wine / Spo-Dee-O-Dee / Drinking Wine
3. 74855Moonglow
Wendell Culley (trumpet) Benny Bailey, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet -1,2) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Chippy Outcalt, Jimmy Wormick (trombone -1,2) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone -1,2) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone -1,2) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) France Gadison (piano -1,2) Doug Duke (organ -3) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Betty Carter (vocals -1) Sonny Parker (vocals -3) The Hamp-Tones: John Wilson, Fred Hamilton, Raymond Johnson, Richard Palmer (vocal group -2)
NYC, May 10, 1949
1. 74897The Hucklebuck
2. 74898Baby, You're Great
3. 74899Lavender Coffin
Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey, Paul Lee Higaki, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Lonnie Shaw (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (piano, organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals -2)
NYC, December 29, 1949
1. 75636Rag Mop
2. 75637For You My Love
3. 75638Sky Blue
Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey, Paul Lee Higaki, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Lonnie Shaw (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (piano, organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Jimmy Scott (vocals -1) Sonny Parker (vocals -2,3)
NYC, January 5, 1950
1. 75664I've Been A Fool
2. 75665How You Sound
3. 75666I Almost Lost My Mind
Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey, Paul Lee Higaki, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Lonnie Shaw (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (piano, organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Irma Curry (vocals)
NYC, January 25, 1950
75744I'll Never Be Free

Lionel Hampton - Colossal Vibes And Sticks  (Alto AL 708)

Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, drums) Albert Ammons (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
television broadcast, "Adventures In Jazz", CBS TV Studios, NYC, May 13, 1949
Hampology
Flying Home, Part 1
Flying Home, Part 2
Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey, Paul Lee Higaki, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Lonnie Shaw (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (piano, organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1949
Mary Had A Little Lamb
same personnel
radio broadcast, "Apollo Theater", NYC, January 4, 1950
Symphony In Jazz
Bopology
Hamp's Basement

Sonny Parker The Complete 1948-1953  (Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 6003)

Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Johnny Board (alto saxophone) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Floyd Dixon (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, September 7, 1949
RR800-4Hamp's Gumbo
Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Douglas Duke (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) probably Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals)
Fresno, CA, 1950
SA-844Carlena's Blues

Various Artists - The Best Of Blus Shouters  (Riverboat (F) 900 263)

Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Johnny Board (alto saxophone) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Floyd Dixon (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, September 7, 1949
RR801-3Pretty Baby
RR803-3Sad Feelin'
RR804-2I Want A Little Girl
Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Douglas Duke (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) probably Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals)
Fresno, CA, 1950
SA-843Rocking With G.H.

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1944-1950  (Jazz-Club LP 121)

Benny Bailey, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Lester Bass, Al Grey, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ben Kynard (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, drums) Albert Ammons (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums -1,2) Curley Hamner (drums -3)
NYC, fall 1949
1.Beulah's Boogie, Part 1
2.Beulah's Boogie, Part 2
3.Drumology

Lionel Hampton  (Milan Jazz (It) MV 015)

Ed Mullens (trumpet) Al Grey, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, alto saxophone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Cartey Hamner (tap dance -2) Betty Carter, Sonny Parker (vocals -3)
Public Concert, NYC, 1949
1.Air Mail Special
2.Curley's Dance
3.Hamp's Gumbo
4.Jay Bird
5.Introducing Flying Home

1950

Lionel Hampton, Vol. 9: 1950  (MCA Coral (G) 6.22422)

Benny Bailey, Duke Garrette, Ed Mullens, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (trumpet) Al Grey, Paul Lee Higaki, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Bobby Plater, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Lonnie Shaw (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (piano, organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals -1,2) Jimmy Scott (vocals -3,4)
NYC, January 25, 1950
1. 75745Sad Feelin'
2. 75746Hamp's Gumbo
3. 75752Please Give Me A Chance
4. 75753I Wish I Knew

Lionel Hampton - Moonglow  (Decca DL 8230)

Jerome Richardson (flute -2) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Doug Duke (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
NYC, January 26, 1950
1. 75754Where Or When
2. 75755There Will Never Be Another You

Gene Morris - King Trotter / Rocking With G.H.  (Spire 11-003)

Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Douglas Duke (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) probably Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums)
Fresno, CA, 1950
King Trotter

Gene Morris - Carlena's Blues / Smooth Evening  (Spire 11-004)

Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Douglas Duke (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) probably Roy Johnson (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
Fresno, CA, 1950
Smooth Evening

1955 (age 32)

Various Artists - Almost Forgotten-Various Artists: Instrumentalists  (Columbia FC 38509)

Alonzo Johnson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender Jazz bass) Robert Johnson (drums)
NYC, June 15, 1955
Love For Sale

1957

The Montgomery Brothers And 5 Others  (World Pacific PJ-1240)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1,3,4,6) Waymon "Punchy" Atkinson, Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson (tenor saxophone -1,3,4,6) Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Joe Bradley (piano -1/4,6) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Paul Parker (drums)
Indianapolis, IN, December 30, 1957
1.Sound Carrier
2.Lois Ann
3.Bud's Beaux Arts
4.Bock To Bock
5.All The Things You Are
6.Billie's Bounce

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel  (World Pacific JWC-509)

Joe Bradley (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Paul Parker (drums)
Indianapolis, IN, December 30, 1957
ST-2021Finger Pickin'

1958

Monk Montgomery/Wes Montgomery/Buddy Montgomery - Montgomeryland  (Pacific Jazz PJ-5)

Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Tony Bazley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
4321Far Wes
4322Leila
4323Old Folks
Wes' Tune
Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone -1,3,4) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 1959
1.Monk's Shop
2. 6555Summertime
3. 6557Falling In Love With Love
4.Renie
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-5.

Wes, Buddy And Monk Montgomery  (Pacific Jazz PJ-17)

Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Tony Bazley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
Hymn For Carl
4326Montgomery Funk (Montgomeryland Funk)
Stompin' At The Savoy

The 44 Instruments Of Roy Harte And Milt Holland - Perfect Percussion  (World Pacific WP-1405)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Richie Crabtree (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums) + overdubs: Roy Harte, Milt Holland (percussion)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1958
Not Since Nineveh
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1405.

The Mastersounds - Kismet  (World Pacific PJ-1243)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Richie Crabtree (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1958
Overture: Not Since Nineveh / Olive Tree / Stranger In Paradise / And This Is My Beloved / Night Of My Nights / Sands Of Time
Olive Tree
Not Since Nineveh
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
SX-504Fate
And This Is My Beloved
ST-2028Stranger In Paradise
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1243, ST-1010. Pacific Jazz PJ-10130, ST-20130 entitled "The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery - Kismet".

1959

The Wes Montgomery Trio  (Riverside RLP 12-310)

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Parker (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1959
'Round Midnight
Satin Doll (take 7)
Missile Blues (take 6)
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 6, 1959
Yesterdays
The End Of A Love Affair
Whisper Not
Ecaroh (Ecorah)
Too Late Now
Jingles
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1156; Original Jazz Classics OJC 034, OJCCD 034-2. Riverside RS 3014 entitled "'Round Midnight".

The Wes Montgomery Trio  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 034-2)

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Parker (drums): same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1959
Satin Doll (take 5)
Missile Blues (take 5)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-310 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jon Hendricks - A Good Git-Together  (World Pacific WP-1283)

Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone, vocals) Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ike Isaacs (bass) Jimmy Wormworth as Jimmy Wormsworth (drums) Bill Perkins (tambourine) Jon Hendricks (vocals)
"Fugazi Hall", San Francisco, CA, 1959
Everything Started In The House Of The Lord
I'll Die Happy
Minor Catastrophe
B-2058 | 5710Everything Started In The House Of The Lord
Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Walter Bolden (drums) Jon Hendricks (vocals)
Music In The Air
Pretty Strange
The Shouter
Social Call
Out Of The Past
Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Walter Bolden (drums) Jon Hendricks (vocals)
Feed Me
A-2058 | 5709A Good Git-Together
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1283.

1960

Nat Adderley - Work Song  (Riverside RLP 12-318)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Bobby Timmons (piano -1,2) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (cello, bass -1/3) Keter Betts (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 25, 1960
1.Pretty Memory
2.Fallout
3.My Heart Stood Still
4.Mean To Me
Nat Adderley (cornet) Bobby Timmons (piano -1/3) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (cello, bass) Percy Heath (bass -1/3) Louis Hayes (drums -1/3)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 27, 1960
1.Work Song
2.Sack O' Woe
3.Scrambled Eggs
4.I've Got A Crush On You
5.Violets For Your Furs
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1167; Original Jazz Classics OJC 363, OJCCD 363-2.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery  (Riverside RLP 12-320)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 26, 1960
Airegin
D-Natural Blues
Four On Six
West Coast Blues
In Your Own Sweet Way
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 28, 1960
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Mr. Walker
Gone With The Wind
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1169; Original Jazz Classics OJC 036, OJCCD 036-2.
** part of Milestone M 47003.

Harold Land - West Coast Blues!  (Jazzland JLP 20)

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Fugazi Hall", San Francisco, CA, May 17, 1960
Terrain
Compulsion
same personnel
"Fugazi Hall", San Francisco, CA, May 18, 1960
Ursula
Klactoveedsedstene
Don't Explain
West Coast Blues
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 920; Original Jazz Classics OJC 146, OJCCD 146-2.

Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners  (Riverside RLP 355)

Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Victor Feldman (piano, vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Fugazi Hall", San Francisco, CA, May 21, 1960
The Chant
Lolita
Azule Serape
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1960
Au Privave (take 2)
Yours Is My Heart Alone
Never Will I Marry
** also issued on Riverside RS 9355. Landmark LLP-1304, LCD-1304-2 entitled "The Cannonball Adderley Collection, Vol. 4 - Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners".

The Cannonball Adderley Collection, Vol. 4 - Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners  (Landmark LLP-1304)

Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Victor Feldman (piano, vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1960
Au Privave (take 1)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 355 entitled "Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners" + 1 bonus track.

The Montgomery Brothers  (Fantasy LP 3308)

Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender Jazz bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
San Francisco, CA, July, 1960
Lover Man
Jingles
D-Natural Blues (Monterey Blues)
June In January
Bud's Tune
** also issued on Fantasy LP 8052.

Wes Montgomery - Movin' Along  (Milestone M 47040)

James Clay (tenor saxophone, flute) Victor Feldman (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar, bass guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 12, 1960
Movin' Along (take 4)
** same contents as Riverside RLP 342 + RLP 434 + 1 bonus track.

The Alternative Wes Montgomery  (Milestone M 47065)

James Clay (tenor saxophone, flute) Victor Feldman (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar, bass guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same session
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 12, 1960
Movin' Along (take 1)
Tune-Up (take 9)
Body And Soul (take 2)
Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Bobby Thomas (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 3, 1961
Bock To Bock (take 1)
Doujie (take 7)
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 18, 1961
Stairway To The Stars (take 2)
Jingles (take 8)
Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1,2) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Tsubo", Berkeley, CA, June 25, 1962
1.Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 1)
2.S.O.S. (take 2)
3.Born To Be Blue (take 2)
Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Sam Rand, Sylvan Shulman, Paul Winter, Isadore Zir (violin) Burt Fisch, Ralph Hersch (viola) Kermit Moore, Lucient Schmit (cello) Margaret Rose (harp) Dick Hyman (piano) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 19, 1963
Tune-Up (take 2&3)
Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1963
Besame Mucho (take 2)
Fried Pies (take 1)
Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963
The Way You Look Tonight (take 2)
** also issued on Milestone MCD 47065-2.

Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings  (Riverside 12RCD 4408-2)

James Clay (tenor saxophone, flute) Victor Feldman (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar, bass guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 12, 1960
Movin' Along (take 5) (re-edited version)
So Do It! (take 1)
Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Bobby Thomas (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 3, 1961
Doujie (take 8)
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 18, 1961
Stablemates (take 2)
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1961
S.K.J. (take 4)
Sam Sack (take 2)
Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1/3) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Tsubo", Berkeley, CA, June 25, 1962
1.Blue 'N' Boogie (take 1)
2.Blue 'N' Boogie (take 2) (re-edited version)
3.Cariba (take 1)
4.Born To Be Blue (take 1)
Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Arnold Eidus, Leo Kruczek, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin, Isadore Zir (violin) Alfred Brown, Burt Fisch (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) Hank Jones (piano, celeste) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1963
Prelude To A Kiss (take 2)
Dick Hyman (piano) replaces Hank Jones
Pretty Blue (take 1) (re-edited version)
The Girl Next Door (take 1)
Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Sam Rand, Sylvan Shulman, Paul Winter, Isadore Zir (violin) Burt Fisch, Ralph Hersch (viola) Kermit Moore, Lucient Schmit (cello) Margaret Rose (harp) Dick Hyman (piano) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 19, 1963
Tune-Up (take 1)
Tune-Up (take 5) (re-edited version)
Baubles, Bangles And Beads (take 3)
Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1963
Fried Pies (take 2) (re-edited version)
Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963
Blues Riff (Movin' Along) (alt. selection)
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963
Lolita (alt. take)
Dangerous (alt. take)
Yesterday's Child (alt. take)

Wes Montgomery - Movin' Along  (Riverside RLP 342)

James Clay (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2,4/6) Victor Feldman (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar, bass guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 12, 1960
1.Movin' Along (take 5)
2.Tune-Up (take 4)
3.(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance (With You)
4.Sandu
5.Body And Soul (take 7)
6.So Do It! (take 6)
7.Says You
** also issued on Riverside RS 9342; Original Jazz Classics OJC 089, OJCCD 089-2.
** part of Milestone M 47040.

Wes Montgomery - Encores  (Milestone M 9110)

James Clay (tenor saxophone, flute) Victor Feldman (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar, bass guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 12, 1960
Body And Soul (take 4/6)
Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Bobby Thomas (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 3, 1961
If I Should Lose You (take 2)
Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1963
The Trick Bag (take 6)

1961

The Montgomery Brothers - Groove Yard  (Riverside RLP 362)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Bobby Thomas (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 3, 1961
Bock To Bock (take 3)
Groove Yard
If I Should Lose You (take 4)
Delirium
Just For Now
Doujie (take 6)
Heart Strings
Remember
** also issued on Riverside RS 9362; Original Jazz Classics OJC 139, OJCCD 139-2.
** part of Milestone M 47051.

Wes Montgomery - So Much Guitar!  (Riverside RLP 382)

Hank Jones (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1/3,5,6)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 4, 1961
1.Twisted Blues
2.Cotton Tail
3.I Wish I Knew
4.I'm Just A Lucky So And So
5.Repetition
6.Somethin' Like Bags
7.While We're Young
8.One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
** also issued on Riverside RS 9382; Original Jazz Classics OJC 233, OJCCD 233-2.
** part of Milestone M 47003.

Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies Jazz Club  (VGM 0001)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Billy Hart (drums)
"Jorgie's Jazz Club", St. Louis, MO, August 19, 1961
All Of You
Heart Strings
Summertime
Back To Bach To Bock

Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies And More  (VGM 0008)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Billy Hart (drums): same session
"Jorgie's Jazz Club", St. Louis, MO, August 19, 1961
Stella By Starlight (Starlight)
'Round Midnight
add Elvin Bunn (congas)
television broadcast, Detroit, MI, 1968
Windy
California Nights

The Montgomery Brothers In Canada  (Fantasy LP 3323)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone -1/5) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Paul Humphries (drums)
"The Cellar", Vancouver B.C., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 16, 1961
1.Jeannine (Jeanie)
2.Snowfall
3.Barbados
4.You Don't Know What Love Is
5.On Green Dolphin Street
6.Angel Eyes
7.Bud's Beaux Arts (Beaux Arts)
** also issued on Fantasy LP 8066; Original Jazz Classics OJC 283.

Wes Montgomery - Dangerous  (Milestone MCD 9298-2)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Paul Humphries (drums)
"The Cellar", Vancouver B.C., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 16, 1961
On Green Dolphin Street (take 2)
Stella By Starlight (take 1)
Stella By Starlight (take 2)

George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers  (Jazzland JLP 55)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) George Shearing (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Walter Peakins (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 9, 1961
RF-37Love Walked In (take 2)
RF-39Love For Sale
RF-41No Hard Feelings
Enchanted
RF-40Double Deal
RF-44And Then I Wrote
RF-42Darn That Dream (take 8)
RF-46Lois Ann
add Armando Peraza (congas, bongos) Ricardo Chimelis (timbales, congas)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 10, 1961
RF-45Stranger In Paradise
RF-43The Lamp Is Low
RF-38Mambo In Chimes (take 11)
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 955; Original Jazz Classics OJC 040, OJCCD 040-2.
** part of Milestone M 47013.

George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 040-2)

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) George Shearing (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Walter Peakins (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 9, 1961
Love Walked In (take 1)
Darn That Dream (take 1)
add Armando Peraza (congas, bongos) Ricardo Chimelis (timbales, congas)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 10, 1961
Mambo In Chimes (take 1)
** reissue of Jazzland JLP 55 + 3 bonus tracks.

Milt Jackson/Wes Montgomery - Bags Meets Wes!  (Riverside RLP 407)

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 18, 1961
Stablemates (take 4)
Stairway To The Stars (take 6)
Blue Roz (take 4)
Jingles (take 9)
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1961
S.K.J. (take 7)
Sam Sack (take 3)
Delilah (take 4)
** also issued on Riverside RS 9407; Original Jazz Classics OJC 234, OJCCD 234-2.
** part of Milestone M 47013.

Wes Montgomery/Milt Jackson/George Shearing - Wes And Friends  (Milestone M 47013)

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 18, 1961
Blue Roz (take 3)
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1961
Delilah (take 3)
** same contents as Riverside RLP 407 + Jazzland JLP 55 + 2 bonus tracks.

1962

Wes Montgomery - Full House  (Riverside RLP 434)

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1,3/6) Wynton Kelly (piano -1,3/6) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Tsubo", Berkeley, CA, June 25, 1962
1.Full House
2.I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
3.Blue 'N' Boogie (take 2)
4.Cariba (take 2)
5.Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 2)
6.S.O.S. (take 3)
** also issued on Riverside RS 9434; Original Jazz Classics OJC 106, OJCCD 106-2.
** part of Milestone M 47040.

1963 (age 40)

Wes Montgomery - Fusion!  (Riverside RLP 472)

Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Arnold Eidus, Leo Kruczek, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin, Isadore Zir (violin) Alfred Brown, Burt Fisch (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) Hank Jones (piano, celeste) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1963
All The Way
Prelude To A Kiss (take 3)
My Romance
God Bless The Child (take 4)
Dick Hyman (piano) replaces Hank Jones
Pretty Blue (take 2)
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
The Girl Next Door (take 2)
Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Sam Rand, Sylvan Shulman, Paul Winter, Isadore Zir (violin) Burt Fisch, Ralph Hersch (viola) Kermit Moore, Lucient Schmit (cello) Margaret Rose (harp) Dick Hyman (piano) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 19, 1963
Tune-Up (take 5)
Somewhere
Baubles, Bangles And Beads (take 4)
** also issued on Riverside RS 9472; Original Jazz Classics OJC 368, OJCCD 368-2. Riverside RS 3002 entitled "In The Wee Small Hours".
** part of Milestone M 47030.

Wes Montgomery - Fusion!  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 368-2)

Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Arnold Eidus, Leo Kruczek, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin, Isadore Zir (violin) Alfred Brown, Burt Fisch (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) Dick Hyman (piano) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1963
Pretty Blue (take 1)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 472 + 3 bonus tracks.

Wes Montgomery - Pretty Blue  (Milestone M 47030)

Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Arnold Eidus, Leo Kruczek, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin, Isadore Zir (violin) Alfred Brown, Burt Fisch (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) Hank Jones (piano, celeste) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor): Hank Jones (piano, celeste) replaces Hyman
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1963
God Bless The Child (take 2)
Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Mac Ceppos, Winston Collymore, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Sam Rand, Sylvan Shulman, Paul Winter, Isadore Zir (violin) Burt Fisch, Ralph Hersch (viola) Kermit Moore, Lucient Schmit (cello) Margaret Rose (harp) Dick Hyman (piano) Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 19, 1963
Tune-Up (take 4)
** same contents as Riverside RLP 472 + 5 bonus tracks.

Wes Montgomery - Boss Guitar  (Riverside RLP 459)

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1963
Besame Mucho (take 3)
Dearly Beloved
Days Of Wine And Roses
The Trick Bag (take 2/5)
Canadian Sunset
Fried Pies (take 2)
The Breeze And I
For Heaven's Sake
** also issued on Riverside RS 9459; Original Jazz Classics OJC 261, OJCCD 261-2. Riverside RS 3012 entitled "This Is Wes Montgomery".
** part of Milestone M 47057.

Wes Montgomery - Portrait Of Wes  (Riverside RLP 492)

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963
Freddie Freeloader
Blues Riff (Movin' Along)
Moanin' (take 7)
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963
Lolita
Dangerous
Yesterday's Child
** also issued on Riverside RS 9492; Original Jazz Classics OJC 144, OJCCD 144-2.

Wes Montgomery - Yesterdays  (Milestone M 47057)

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963
Moanin' (take 7) (re-edited version)
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963
Moanin' (take 10)
Blues Riff (take 7)
Blues Riff (take 8)
** same contents as Riverside RLP 459 + 4 bonus tracks.

Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go  (Riverside RLP 494)

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963
Dreamsville
same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963
The Way You Look Tonight (take 1)
Geno
For All We Know
** also issued on Riverside RS 9494; Original Jazz Classics OJC 489, OJCCD 489-2.

Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 489-2)

Wes Montgomery (guitar)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963
Mi Cosa (take 1)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 494 + 2 bonus tracks.

1964

Various Artists - The Navy Swings  (Program 49GH)

Billy Taylor (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Joe Williams (vocals -1,2)
radio broadcast, "The Navy Swings", NYC, spring 1964
1.A Beautiful Thing
2.More Than Likely
3.There Will Never Be Another You
4.The More I See You

Various Artists - The Navy Swings  (Program 50GH)

Billy Taylor (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Joe Williams (vocals -1,2)
radio broadcast, "The Navy Swings", NYC, spring 1964
1.Have A Good Time
2.Until I' Met You
3.A Grand Night For Swingin'
4.Afterthoughts

Various Artists - The Navy Swings  (Program 51GH)

Billy Taylor (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Joe Williams (vocals -1,2)
radio broadcast, "The Navy Swings", NYC, spring 1964
1.I Won't Cry Anymore
2.S'posin'
3.Capricious
4.Body And Soul

Various Artists - The Navy Swings  (Program 52GH)

Billy Taylor (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Joe Williams (vocals -1,2)
radio broadcast, "The Navy Swings", NYC, spring 1964
1.All My Life
2.Alone Together
3.Paraphrase

Wes Montgomery - Movin' Wes  (Verve V/V6 8610)

Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Don Butterfield or Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Bobby Scott (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Willie Bobo (percussion -4) Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 11, 1964
1. 64VK525Matchmaker (Matchmaker, Matchmaker)
2. 64VK526People
3. 64VK527Senza Fine (The Phoenix Love Theme)
4. 64VK528Moca Flor
5. 64VK529Theodora
Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Don Butterfield or Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Bobby Scott (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Willie Bobo (percussion -3/5) Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 16, 1964
1. 64VK581Movin' Wes, Part 1
2. 64VK582Movin' Wes, Part 2
3. 64VK583West Coast Blues
4. 64VK584In And Out
5. 64VK585Caravan
6. 64VK586Born To Be Blue

1965

Wes Montgomery - Kings Of The Guitar  (Beppo (E) BE KOG 14800)

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, February 12, 1965
Caravan
'Round Midnight
Four On Six

Wes Montgomery - Stretching Out Live In '65  (no label no number)

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums): same session
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, February 12, 1965
Here's That Rainy Day

Wes Montgomery - Bumpin'  (Verve V/V6 8625)

Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Candido (bongos, congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 16, 1965
65VK307Musty
65VK309Here's That Rainy Day
Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin -2) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola -2) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello -2) Margaret Ross (harp -2) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Candido (bongos, congas -2) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18, 1965
1. 65VK334Tear It Down
2. 65VK335The Shadow Of Your Smile
Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Helcio Millito (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19, 1965
65VK336Con Alma
65VK337A Quiet Thing
Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano -2,3) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums -2,3) Candido (bongos, congas -2,3) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
1. 65VK338Mi Cosa (My Thing)
2. 65VK339ABumpin', Part 1
3. 65VK339BBumpin', Part 2
** also issued on Verve 314 539 062-2.

Wes Montgomery - Bumpin'  (Verve 314 539 062-2)

Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Candido (bongos, congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 16, 1965
65VK308Just Walkin' (alt. take)
** reissue of Verve V/V6 8625 + 3 bonus tracks.

Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'  (Verve V6 8804)

Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Candido (bongos, congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 16, 1965
65VK308Just Walkin'
omit Candido
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
65VK340My One And Only Love
Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello) George Devens (vibraphone -3) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1,2) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK297Wives And Lovers
2. 71L2698Bumpin' On Sunset (alt. take)
3. 71L2696The Big Hurt (alt. take)
Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
71L2699Tequila (alt. take)
Jack Jennings (vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
71L2697Sunny (alt. take)
Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966
101195'Round Midnight

Wes Montgomery Quartet - Jazz 625  (Vap (J) VPLR 70469)

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
television broadcast, "Jazz 625", BBC TV Center, London, England, March 25, 1965
West Coast Blues (theme)
Yesterdays
Jingles
'Round Midnight
Twisted Blues
Full House
West Coast Blues (theme)

Wes Montgomery - Solitude  (BYG (J) YX-4016/17)

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -8) Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 27, 1965
1.Four On Six
2.Twisted Blues (Wes' Rhythm)
3.Impressions
4.To Wane (To When)
5.Jingles (Mr. Walker)
6.The Girl Next Door (To Django)
7.Here's That Rainy Day
8.'Round Midnight
** also issued on BYG (G) 6623 952 entitled "The Paris Session".

Wes Montgomery - Live In Paris 1965  (Esoldun (F) FC 108)

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 27, 1965
Full House
Blue 'N' Boogie
West Coast Blues

Wes Montgomery Belgium 1965 Rounder  (Vestapol 13084)

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
television broadcast, "Jazz Prisma", Universal Studio, Brussels, Belgium, March, 1965
Impressions
Twisted Blues
Here's That Rainy Day (There's That Rainy Day)
Jingles
The Girl Next Door (The Boy Next Door)

Wes Montgomery And Clark Terry  (Vara Jazz (Du) 8219)

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Pim Jacobs (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ruud Jacobs (bass) Han Bennink (drums)
radio broadcast, Vara Radio Studio 7, Hilversum, Holland, April 2, 1965
Opus Caprice (Rhythm-A-Ning)
Just Friends
In A Mellow Tone
Straight, No Chaser
The Theme

Wes Montgomery - Body And Soul  (RSJH Music (E) JHAS 604)

Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April 5, 1965
Sonny Boy
D-Natural Blues (Wes' Easy Blues)
Wes Montgomery (guitar)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April 9, 1965
Mi Cosa (Solo Ballad In A Major)
Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, May 7, 1965
Gone With The Wind
Broadway
Body And Soul
I'll Remember April
Here's That Rainy Day

Wes Montgomery - Live In Europe  (Philology (It) W 97.2)

Hans Koller (alto saxophone -1/3,8) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1/3,6,8) Ronnie Scott (tenor saxophone -1/3,8) Ronnie Ross (baritone saxophone -1/3,8) Martial Solal (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Michel Gaudry (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
broadcast, NDR Studio 10, Hamburg, West Germany, April 30, 1965
1.Blue Grass
2.Glass Of Cool Wine
3.The Leopard Walks
4.Here Is That Rainy Day
5.Four On Six
6.Blue Monk
7.Twisted Blues
8.West Coast Blues

Various Artists - Americans In Europe, Vol. 2  (Green Line (It) VID JAZZ 39)

Hans Koller (alto saxophone) Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ross (baritone saxophone) Martial Solal (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Michel Gaudry (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
television broadcast, Hamburg, West Germany, April, 1965
West Coast Blues

Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note  (Verve V/V6 8633)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, June 24, 1965
65VK493No Blues
65VK494If You Could See Me Now
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1965
65VK495Unit Seven
65VK496Four On Six
65VK497What's New

Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me  (Verve V6 8765)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965
105616The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
add unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965, October 8, 1968
105612Willow Weep For Me (overdubbed version)
105613Portrait Of Jennie (overdubbed version)
omit unidentified brass and woodwinds, Ogerman
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965
105617Four On Six
add unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965, October 8, 1968
105615Oh, You Crazy Moon (overdubbed version)
omit unidentified brass and woodwinds, Ogerman
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965
105618Impressions
add unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965, October 8, 1968
105614Misty (overdubbed version)

Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings  (Verve VE2 2513)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965
Willow Weep For Me
Portrait Of Jennie
same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965
Misty

Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano  (Verve VE2 2514)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, June, 1965
Blues On Purpose

Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note, Vol. 2  (Verve (J) J28J-25117)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965
Oh, You Crazy Moon

Wes Montgomery - Smokin' Guitar  (Toko (J) WM94-12)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, September 24, 1965
Laura
Cariba
Larry Ridley (bass) replaces Chambers
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 12, 1965
Birks' Works
Four On Six
Herman Wright (bass) replaces Ridley
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 19, 1965
All The Things You Are
I Remember You

Wes Montgomery - Other Sessions At The Half Note 1965  (All Blues Records ABR-010)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, September 24, 1965
A Little Blues (The Theme)
Ron Carter (bass) replaces Chambers
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 5, 1965
Impressions
Mi Cosa
No Blues
Larry Ridley (bass) replaces Carter
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 12, 1965
The Theme (Alan Grant Talks)
Herman Wright (bass) replaces Ridley
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 19, 1965
No Blues (incomplete)

Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head  (Verve V/V6 8642)

Donald Byrd, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Donny Moore, Tony Studd (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo) Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet) Bob Ashton (saxophones, clarinet, flute) Herbie Hancock or Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate or Sol Gubin (drums) Candido (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 20, 1965
65VK547Goin' Out Of My Head
65VK548Boss City
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965
65VK580Naptown Blues
65VK581The End Of A Love Affair
65VK582Twisted Blues
65VK583Golden Earrings
65VK584Chim Chim Cheree
65VK585O Morro (Once I Loved)
65VK586It Was A Very Good Year

1966

Wes Montgomery - Tequila  (Verve V/V6 8653)

Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin -1,2,4/6) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello -1,2,4/6) George Devens (vibraphone -1,3,4,6) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums -1/4,6) Ray Barretto (congas -2,5) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor -1,2,4/6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK298Midnight Mood
2. 66VK299Bumpin' On Sunset
3. 66VK300What The World Needs Now Is Love
4. 66VK301Little Child (Daddy Dear)
5. 66VK302How Insensitive (Insensatez)
6.The Big Hurt
Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
66VK303The Thumb
66VK304Tequila

Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming  (Verve V/V6 8672)

Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Walter Kane (clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo) Stan Webb (alto,baritone saxophone, English horn, clarinet) Jack Jennings (vibraphone, castanets, scratches) Herbie Hancock (piano) Al Casamenti, Wes Montgomery, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1966
101169California Dreaming
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1966
101170Green Peppers
101171South Of The Border
Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet -1/5) Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous (trombone -1/5) Jim Buffington (French horn -1/5) Don Butterfield (tuba -1/5) Walter Kane (clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone -1/5) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo -1/5) Stan Webb (alto,baritone saxophone, English horn, clarinet -1/5) Jack Jennings (vibraphone, castanets, scratches -1/5, vibraphone -6,7) Herbie Hancock (piano -1/5) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Al Casamenti, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar -1/5) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor -1/5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
1. 101172Oh, You Crazy Moon
2. 101173More, More, Amor
3. 101174Winds Of Barcelona
4. 101175Sun Down
5. 101176Mr. Walker
6. 101177Sunny
7. 101178Without You

Wes Montgomery - Jazz Spectrum, Vol. 8  (Metro (F) 2355008)

Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Walter Kane (clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo) Stan Webb (alto,baritone saxophone, English horn, clarinet) Jack Jennings (vibraphone, castanets, scratches) Herbie Hancock (piano) Al Casamenti, Wes Montgomery, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
101175Sun Down (alt. take)

Jimmy Smith/Wes Montgomery - The Dynamic Duo: Jimmy And Wes  (Verve V/V6 8678)

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Dick Hixson (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, clarinet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute) Bob Ashton (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 21, 1966
10119213 (Death March)
Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, clarinet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute) Bob Ashton (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966
101191Down By The Riverside
101194Happy-Go-Lucky Local (Night Train)
Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101290Baby, It's Cold Outside
101293James And Wes
** also issued on Verve 314 521 445-2.

Jimmy Smith/Wes Montgomery - The Dynamic Duo: Jimmy And Wes  (Verve 314 521 445-2)

Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101288O.G.D. (Road Song) (alt. take)
** reissue of Verve V/V6 8678 + 1 bonus track.

Further Adventures Of Jimmy Smith And Wes Montgomery  (Verve V6 8766)

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Dick Hixson (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, clarinet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute) Bob Ashton (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 21, 1966
101193Milestone
Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101289Call Me
101291Maybe September
101292Mellow Mood
101294King Of The Road

Leonard Feather - Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1  (Verve V/V6 8677)

Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101288O.G.D. (Road Song)

1967

Wes Montgomery - A Day In The Life  (A&M LP-2001)

Ray Alonge (French horn) George Marge, Romeo Penque, Joe Soldo (bass flute) Stan Webb (bass flute, woodwinds) Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Julius Brand, Peter Buonconsiglio, Mac Ceppos, Lewis Eley, Harry Glickman, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, Gene Orloff, Tosha Samaroff, Sylvan Shulman, Harry Urbont, Jack Zayde (violin) Harold Coletta, Emanuel Vardi (viola) Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Jack Jennings, Joe Wohletz (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 1967
A Day In The Life
California Nights
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1967
tk.24The Joker
tk.29Eleanor Rigby
tk.35When A Man Loves A Woman
tk.41Windy
tk.47Watch What Happens
tk.58Angel
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 26, 1967
Trust In Me
Willow Weep For Me
** also issued on A&M SP-3001, SP-9-3001.

Wes Montgomery - Classics, Vol. 22  (A&M CD 2520)

Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1967
1. tk.22Angel (Switchin')
2. tk.33Hello, Young Lovers
Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1967
tk.42Pata Pata
tk.58Butterfly
Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 8, 1968
tk.39My Favorite Things
** also issued on A&M 314 540 519-2 entitled "Greatest Hits".

Wes Montgomery - Down Here On The Ground  (A&M SP-3006)

Hubert Laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque (flute, oboe) Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin (violin) Emanuel Vardi (viola) George Ricci (cello) Mike Mainieri (vibraphone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 20, 1967
tk.10I Say A Little Prayer For You
tk.15Goin' On To Detroit
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1967
tk.32Up And At It
tk.39Know It All
tk.46Down Here On The Ground
tk.49The Fox
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 22 & 26, 1968
tk.84The Other Man's Is Always Greener
tk.86Georgia On My Mind
tk.93Wind Song
When I Look In Your Eyes
** also issued on A&M SP-9-3006.

1968 (aged 45)

Wes Montgomery - Road Song  (A&M SP-3012)

Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond (flute, recorder) Berrard Krainis (recorder) Don Ashworth (oboe, recorder) Walter Kane (bassoon) Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove (violin) Emanuel Vardi (viola) George Ricci (cello) Hank Jones (piano, harpsichord) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 7, 1968
tk.4Yesterday
tk.11/12Scarborough Fair
tk.27/29I'll Be Back
tk.32Fly Me To The Moon
Bernie Glow, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) George Marge (flute) Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond (flute, recorder) Shelley Grushkin, Berrard Krainis, Eric Leber (recorder) Morris Newman (recorder, bassoon) Don Ashworth (oboe, recorder) Stan Webb (oboe, recorder, clarinet) Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove, Marvin Morganstern, Tosha Samaroff (violin) Emanuel Vardi (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Alan Shulman (cello) Sivert Johnson Jr. (harpsichord) Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Jack Jennings (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 8, 1968
tk.43Where Have All The Flowers Gone
tk.53Green Leaves Of Summer
tk.67Greensleeves
tk.68Road Song
Marvin Stamm (trumpet) George Marge, Stan Webb (flute, oboe, clarinet) Don Ashworth (flute, oboe, clarinet, English horn) Morris Newman (recorder, bassoon) Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove (violin) Emanuel Vardi (viola) George Ricci (cello) Eric Leber (harpsichord, recorder) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1968
Serene
** also issued on A&M SP-9-3012.