Wes Montgomery Discography

1948 (age 25)

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 HatWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 WaterfrontWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1
2.Good Rockin' TonightWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 BoogieWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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): same personnel
radio broadcast, Peoria, IL, August 4, 1948
Body And SoulWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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): same personnel
radio broadcast, Denver, CO, August 11, 1948
Satchmo's BluesWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 BluesWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 BirdWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
2.Beulah's BoogieWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419
3.Calling Dr. MancusoWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
4.Re-Bop-
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

1949

Lionel Hampton And His Sextet (Nonet)

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 -3)
NYC, January 24, 1949
1. 74727Chicken Shack BoogieMCA (F) 510.181
2. 74728New Central Avenue BreakdownDecca DL 4296
3. 74729Benson's BoogieMCA (F) 510.181
* MCA (F) 510.181   Lionel Hampton 7 - Hamp's Small Combos 1947-1950
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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. 2MCA (F) 510.181
2. 74731Hamp's Gumbo-
3. 74732Beulah's Sister's BoogieMCA Coral (G) 6.22421
4. 74733Wee Albert-
* MCA (F) 510.181   Lionel Hampton 7 - Hamp's Small Combos 1947-1950
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22421   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950

Lionel Hampton And His Sextet

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 BabyMCA Coral (G) 6.22421
2. 74854Drinking Wine / Spo-Dee-O-Dee / Drinking Wine-
3. 74855Moonglow-
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22421   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 HucklebuckMCA Coral (G) 6.22421
2. 74898Baby, You're Great-
3. 74899Lavender Coffin-
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22421   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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
HampologyAlto AL 708; Jazz-Club LP 121
Flying Home, Part 1-
Flying Home, Part 2-
* Alto AL 708   Lionel Hampton - Colossal Vibes And Sticks
* Jazz-Club LP 121   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1944-1950

Sonny Parker And His All Stars

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 GumboBlue Moon (Sp) BMCD 6003
RR801-3Pretty BabyRiverboat (F) 900 263
RR802-1Sonny's Bluesunissued
RR803-3Sad Feelin'Riverboat (F) 900 263
RR804-2I Want A Little Girl-
* Riverboat (F) 900 263   Various Artists - The Best Of Blus Shouters
* Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 6003   Sonny Parker The Complete 1948-1953

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 1Jazz-Club LP 121
2.Beulah's Boogie, Part 2-
3.Drumology-
* Jazz-Club LP 121   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1944-1950

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 MopMCA Coral (G) 6.22421
2. 75637For You My Love-
3. 75638Sky Blue-
4.Mary Had A Little LambAlto AL 708
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22421   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950
* Alto AL 708   Lionel Hampton - Colossal Vibes And Sticks

Lionel Hampton And His Sextet

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 SpecialMilan Jazz (It) MV 015
2.Curley's Dance-
3.Hamp's Gumbo-
4.Jay Bird-
5.Introducing Flying Home-
* Milan Jazz (It) MV 015   Lionel Hampton

1950

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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)
radio broadcast, "Apollo Theater", NYC, January 4, 1950
Symphony In JazzAlto AL 708
Bopology-
Hamp's Basement-
* Alto AL 708   Lionel Hampton - Colossal Vibes And Sticks

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 FoolMCA Coral (G) 6.22421
2. 75665How You Sound-
3. 75666I Almost Lost My Mind-
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22421   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 -1,2) Sonny Parker (vocals -3,4) Jimmy Scott (vocals -5,6)
NYC, January 25, 1950
1. 75743Everybody's Somebody's FoolDecca DL 4296
2. 75744I'll Never Be FreeMCA Coral (G) 6.22421
3. 75745Sad Feelin'MCA Coral (G) 6.22422
4. 75746Hamp's Gumbo-
5. 75752Please Give Me A Chance-
6. 75753I Wish I Knew-
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22421   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 8: 1949-1950
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22422   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 9: 1950

Lionel Hampton And His Sextet

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 WhenDecca DL 8230
2. 75755There Will Never Be Another You-
* Decca DL 8230   Lionel Hampton - Moonglow

Gene Morris Quintet

Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) Douglas Duke (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) probably Roy Johnson (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums -1,2) Earl Walker (drums -3,4) Sonny Parker (vocals -2,3)
Fresno, CA, 1950
1.King TrotterSpire 11-003
2. SA-843Rocking With G.H.Spire 11-003; Riverboat (F) 900 263
3. SA-844Carlena's BluesSpire 11-004; Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 6003
4.Smooth EveningSpire 11-004
* Riverboat (F) 900 263   Various Artists - The Best Of Blus Shouters
* Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 6003   Sonny Parker The Complete 1948-1953
* Spire 11-003   Gene Morris - King Trotter / Rocking With G.H.
* Spire 11-004   Gene Morris - Carlena's Blues / Smooth Evening

1955 (age 32)

The Montgomery Brothers Quintet

Alonzo Johnson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender Jazz bass) Robert Johnson (drums)
NYC, June 15, 1955
Love For SaleColumbia FC 38509
* Columbia FC 38509   Various Artists - Almost Forgotten-Various Artists: Instrumentalists

1957

The Montgomery Brothers And 5 Others

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 CarrierWorld Pacific PJ-1240; Pacific Jazz PJ-17
2.Lois AnnWorld Pacific PJ-1240
3.Bud's Beaux Arts-
4.Bock To BockWorld Pacific PJ-1240; Pacific Jazz PJ-17, PJ-100, PJ-10104, ST-20137; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2; Pacific Jazz PJ-LA894-H
5.All The Things You AreWorld Pacific PJ-1240
6.Billie's BounceWorld Pacific PJ-1240; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
* World Pacific PJ-1240   The Montgomery Brothers And 5 Others
* Pacific Jazz PJ-17   Wes, Buddy And Monk Montgomery
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!
* Pacific Jazz PJ-10104, ST-20104   Wes Montgomery - Easy Groove
* Pacific Jazz ST-20137   A Portrait Of Wes Montgomery
* Blue Note BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA894-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. II

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Joe Bradley (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Paul Parker (drums)
Indianapolis, IN, December 30, 1957
ST-2021Finger Pickin'World Pacific X-651; Pacific Jazz X-301; World Pacific JWC-509; Pacific Jazz ST-20137; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
* World Pacific JWC-509   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel
* Pacific Jazz ST-20137   A Portrait Of Wes Montgomery
* Blue Note BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings
* World Pacific X-651   Steve White - My New Jet Plane / Wes Montgomery - Finger Pickin'
* Pacific Jazz X-301   Wes Montgomery - Summertime / Fingerpickin'

1958

Wes Montgomery - Harold Land Quintet

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 WesPacific Jazz PJ-5, PJ-10104, ST-20137; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2; Pacific Jazz PJ-LA893-H
4322LeilaPacific Jazz PJ-5, PJ-10104, ST-20137; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
4323Old Folks-
Wes' TunePacific Jazz PJ-5, PJ-10104; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
Hymn For CarlPacific Jazz PJ-17; World Pacific JWC-513; Pacific Jazz PJ-10104; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
4326Montgomery Funk (Montgomeryland Funk)Pacific Jazz PJ-17; World Pacific JWC-512, ST-1029; Pacific Jazz ST-20137
Stompin' At The SavoyPacific Jazz PJ-17, PJ-10104
* Pacific Jazz PJ-5, ST-5   Monk Montgomery/Wes Montgomery/Buddy Montgomery - Montgomeryland
* Pacific Jazz PJ-10104, ST-20104   Wes Montgomery - Easy Groove
* Pacific Jazz ST-20137   A Portrait Of Wes Montgomery
* Blue Note BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA893-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 60's, Vol. I
* Pacific Jazz PJ-17   Wes, Buddy And Monk Montgomery
* World Pacific JWC-513, ST-1021   Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo
* World Pacific JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* World Pacific ST-1029   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues

The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery

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 TimeWorld Pacific PJ-1243
Olive Tree-
Not Since Nineveh-
Baubles, Bangles And BeadsWorld Pacific PJ-1243; Pacific Jazz PJ-17, PJ-10104; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
SX-504FateWorld Pacific STEREO-103, PJ-1243
And This Is My BelovedWorld Pacific PJ-1243
ST-2028Stranger In ParadiseWorld Pacific X-655, EP4-79, PJ-1243, JWC-510, ST-1009; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
* World Pacific PJ-1243, ST-1243, ST-1010   The Mastersounds - Kismet
= Pacific Jazz PJ-10130, ST-20130   The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery - Kismet
* Pacific Jazz PJ-17   Wes, Buddy And Monk Montgomery
* Pacific Jazz PJ-10104, ST-20104   Wes Montgomery - Easy Groove
* Blue Note BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings
* World Pacific JWC-510   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4
* World Pacific ST-1009   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4
* World Pacific EP4-79   The Mastersounds - Kismet
* World Pacific STEREO-103   The Mastersounds - Fate / Gesticulate
* World Pacific X-655   The Mastersounds - Stranger In Paradise / Gesticulate And Rhymes Have I

Roy Harte And Milt Holland + The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery

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 NinevehWorld Pacific WP-1405
* World Pacific WP-1405, ST-1405   The 44 Instruments Of Roy Harte And Milt Holland - Perfect Percussion

1959

Wes Montgomery Quintet

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 ShopPacific Jazz PJ-5; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
2. 6555SummertimePacific Jazz X-301, PJ-5; World Pacific WP-1289; Pacific Jazz ST-20137; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
3. 6557Falling In Love With LovePacific Jazz PJ-5, ST-20137; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
4.ReniePacific Jazz PJ-5; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
* Pacific Jazz PJ-5, ST-5   Monk Montgomery/Wes Montgomery/Buddy Montgomery - Montgomeryland
* Blue Note BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* Pacific Jazz ST-20137   A Portrait Of Wes Montgomery
* Pacific Jazz X-301   Wes Montgomery - Summertime / Fingerpickin'

Wes Montgomery Trio

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Parker (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1959
'Round MidnightRiverside R 45431, RLP 12-310, RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
Satin Doll (take 5)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 034-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Satin Doll (take 7)Riverside RLP 12-310, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
Missile Blues (take 5)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 034-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Missile Blues (take 6)Riverside RLP 12-310, RLP 494, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 12-310, RLP 1156; Original Jazz Classics OJC 034, OJCCD 034-2   The Wes Montgomery Trio
= Riverside RS 3014   Wes Montgomery - 'Round Midnight
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Riverside RS 3036   Wes Montgomery - March 6, 1925-June 15, 1968
* Riverside RLP 494, RS 9494; Original Jazz Classics OJC 489, OJCCD 489-2   Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45431   Wes Montgomery - 'Round Midnight / Yesterdays

Wes Montgomery Trio

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Parker (drums): same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 6, 1959
YesterdaysRiverside R 45431, RLP 12-310, RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
The End Of A Love AffairRiverside RLP 12-310, 12RCD 4408-2
Whisper Not-
Ecaroh (Ecorah)-
Too Late Now-
JinglesRiverside RLP 12-310, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 12-310, RLP 1156; Original Jazz Classics OJC 034, OJCCD 034-2   The Wes Montgomery Trio
= Riverside RS 3014   Wes Montgomery - 'Round Midnight
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Riverside RS 3036   Wes Montgomery - March 6, 1925-June 15, 1968
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45431   Wes Montgomery - 'Round Midnight / Yesterdays

Jon Hendricks With Pony Poindexter And The Montgomery Brothers

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 LordWorld Pacific WP-1283
I'll Die HappyWorld Pacific S-204, WP-1283
Minor CatastropheWorld Pacific WP-1283
B-2058 | 5710Everything Started In The House Of The LordWorld Pacific X-819, WP-1283
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 AirWorld Pacific WP-1283
Pretty Strange-
The Shouter-
Social CallWorld Pacific S-204, WP-1283
Out Of The PastWorld Pacific WP-1283
Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Walter Bolden (drums) Jon Hendricks (vocals)
Feed MeWorld Pacific WP-1283, WP-1289
A-2058 | 5709A Good Git-TogetherWorld Pacific X-819, WP-1283; Pacific Jazz ST-20137
* World Pacific WP-1283, ST-1283   Jon Hendricks - A Good Git-Together
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* Pacific Jazz ST-20137   A Portrait Of Wes Montgomery
* World Pacific S-204   Jon Hendricks - Social Call / I'll Die Happy
* World Pacific X-819   Jon Hendricks - A Good Git-Together / Jon Hendricks/Pony Poindexter - Everything Started In The House Of The Lord

1960

Nat Adderley Sextet

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 MemoryRiverside RLP 12-318, 12RCD 4408-2
2.Fallout-
3.My Heart Stood Still-
4.Mean To Me-
* Riverside RLP 12-318, RLP 1167; Original Jazz Classics OJC 363, OJCCD 363-2   Nat Adderley - Work Song
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 26, 1960
AireginRiverside R 45441, RLP 12-320, 12RCD 4408-2
D-Natural BluesRiverside RLP 12-320, 12RCD 4408-2
Four On Six-
West Coast Blues-
In Your Own Sweet Way-
* Riverside RLP 12-320, RLP 1169; Original Jazz Classics OJC 036, OJCCD 036-2   The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery
= Milestone M 47003   Wes Montgomery - While We're Young
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45441   Wes Montgomery - Airegin / Mr. Walker

Nat Adderley Sextet

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 SongRiverside RLP 12-318, 12RCD 4408-2
2.Sack O' Woe-
3.Scrambled Eggs-
4.I've Got A Crush On You-
5.Violets For Your Furs-
* Riverside RLP 12-318, RLP 1167; Original Jazz Classics OJC 363, OJCCD 363-2   Nat Adderley - Work Song
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 28, 1960
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsRiverside RLP 12-320, 12RCD 4408-2
Mr. WalkerRiverside R 45441, RLP 12-320, 12RCD 4408-2
Gone With The WindRiverside RLP 12-320, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 12-320, RLP 1169; Original Jazz Classics OJC 036, OJCCD 036-2   The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery
= Milestone M 47003   Wes Montgomery - While We're Young
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45441   Wes Montgomery - Airegin / Mr. Walker

Harold Land Sextet

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
TerrainJazzland JLP 20; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Compulsion-
* Jazzland JLP 20, JLP 920; Original Jazz Classics OJC 146, OJCCD 146-2   Harold Land - West Coast Blues!
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Harold Land Sextet

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same personnel
"Fugazi Hall", San Francisco, CA, May 18, 1960
UrsulaJazzland JLP 20; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Klactoveedsedstene-
Don't Explain-
West Coast BluesJazzland JLP 20, JLP 1001; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
* Jazzland JLP 20, JLP 920; Original Jazz Classics OJC 146, OJCCD 146-2   Harold Land - West Coast Blues!
* Jazzland JLP 1001   Various Artists - The Stars Of Jazz 1961
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

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 ChantRiverside R 45465, RLP 355, 12RCD 4408-2
Lolita-
Azule SerapeRiverside RLP 355, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 355, RS 9355   Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners
= Landmark LLP-1304, LCD-1304-2   The Cannonball Adderley Collection, Vol. 4 - Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45465   Cannonball Adderley - The Chant / Lolita

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Victor Feldman (piano, vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Hayes (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1960
Au Privave (take 1)Landmark LLP-1304, LCD-1304-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Au Privave (take 2)Riverside RLP 355, 12RCD 4408-2
Yours Is My Heart Alone-
Never Will I Marry-
* Riverside RLP 355, RS 9355   Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners
= Landmark LLP-1304, LCD-1304-2   The Cannonball Adderley Collection, Vol. 4 - Cannonball Adderley And The Poll-Winners
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

The Montgomery Brothers

Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender Jazz bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
San Francisco, CA, July, 1960
Lover ManFantasy LP 3308
Jingles-
D-Natural Blues (Monterey Blues)-
June In January-
Bud's Tune-
* Fantasy LP 3308, LP 8052   The Montgomery Brothers

Wes Montgomery Quintet

James Clay (tenor saxophone, flute -1/6,8/13) 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 1)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
2.Movin' Along (take 4)Milestone M 47040, M 9110; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
3.Movin' Along (take 5)Riverside R 45459, RLP 342
4.Movin' Along (take 5) (re-edited version)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
5.Tune-Up (take 4)Riverside R 45459, RLP 342, 12RCD 4408-2
6.Tune-Up (take 9)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 089-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
7.(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance (With You)Riverside RLP 342, RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
8.SanduRiverside RLP 342, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
9.Body And Soul (take 2)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 089-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
10.Body And Soul (take 4/6)Milestone M 9110; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
11.Body And Soul (take 7)Riverside RLP 342, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
12.So Do It! (take 1)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
13.So Do It! (take 6)Riverside RLP 342, 12RCD 4408-2
14.Says You-
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Riverside RLP 342, RS 9342; Original Jazz Classics OJC 089, OJCCD 089-2; Milestone M 47040   Wes Montgomery - Movin' Along
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Riverside RS 3036   Wes Montgomery - March 6, 1925-June 15, 1968
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45459   Wes Montgomery - Movin' Along / Tune-Up

1961

The Montgomery Brothers

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)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Bock To Bock (take 3)Riverside RLP 362, 12RCD 4408-2
Groove YardRiverside RLP 362, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
If I Should Lose You (take 2)Milestone M 9110; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2; Milestone MCD 9298-2
If I Should Lose You (take 4)Riverside RLP 362, 12RCD 4408-2
Delirium-
Just For Now-
Doujie (take 6)-
Doujie (take 7)Milestone M 47065; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Doujie (take 8)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Heart StringsRiverside RLP 362, 12RCD 4408-2
RememberRiverside RLP 362, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside RLP 362, RS 9362; Original Jazz Classics OJC 139, OJCCD 139-2   The Montgomery Brothers - Groove Yard
= Milestone M 47051   Wes Montgomery - Groove Brothers
* Riverside RS 3036   Wes Montgomery - March 6, 1925-June 15, 1968
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Milestone MCD 9298-2   Wes Montgomery - Dangerous

Wes Montgomery Quintet

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 BluesRiverside RLP 382, 12RCD 4408-2
2.Cotton TailRiverside RLP 382, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
3.I Wish I KnewRiverside RLP 382, RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
4.I'm Just A Lucky So And SoRiverside RLP 382, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
5.RepetitionRiverside RLP 382; Milestone M 9166; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
6.Somethin' Like BagsRiverside RLP 382, 12RCD 4408-2
7.While We're YoungRiverside RLP 382, RS 3036, 12RCD 4408-2
8.One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)Riverside RLP 382, RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 382, RS 9382; Original Jazz Classics OJC 233, OJCCD 233-2   Wes Montgomery - So Much Guitar!
= Milestone M 47003   Wes Montgomery - While We're Young
* Riverside RS 3036   Wes Montgomery - March 6, 1925-June 15, 1968
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Milestone M 9166, MCD 9166-2   Various Artists - Bird Lives!
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

The Montgomery Brothers

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 YouVGM 0001
Heart Strings-
Summertime-
Back To Bach To Bock-
Stella By Starlight (Starlight)VGM 0008
'Round Midnight-
* VGM 0001   Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies Jazz Club
* VGM 0008   Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies And More

The Montgomery Brothers

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone -1/8) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Paul Humphries (drums)
"The Cellar", Vancouver B.C., Canada, September 16, 1961
1.Jeannine (Jeanie)Fantasy LP 3323
2.Snowfall-
3.Barbados-
4.You Don't Know What Love Is-
5.On Green Dolphin Street-
6.On Green Dolphin Street (take 2)Milestone MCD 9298-2
7.Stella By Starlight (take 1)-
8.Stella By Starlight (take 2)-
9.Angel EyesFantasy LP 3323
10.Bud's Beaux Arts (Beaux Arts)-
* Fantasy LP 3323, LP 8066; Original Jazz Classics OJC 283   The Montgomery Brothers In Canada
* Milestone MCD 9298-2   Wes Montgomery - Dangerous

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane (soprano,tenor saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) McCoy Tyner (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 22, 1961
My Favorite Thingsrejected
Naima-
So What / Impressions-

George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers

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)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 040-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-37Love Walked In (take 2)Jazzland J 45710, JLP 55; Riverside RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
RF-39Love For SaleJazzland J 45711, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-41No Hard FeelingsJazzland J 45712, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
EnchantedJazzland JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-40Double DealJazzland J 45711, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-44And Then I WroteJazzland J 45713, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Darn That Dream (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 040-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-42Darn That Dream (take 8)Jazzland J 45712, JLP 55; Riverside RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
RF-46Lois AnnJazzland J 45714, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
* Jazzland JLP 55, JLP 955; Original Jazz Classics OJC 040, OJCCD 040-2   George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers
= Milestone M 47013   Wes Montgomery/Milt Jackson/George Shearing - Wes And Friends
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Jazzland J 45710   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - Love Walked In / Mambo In Chimes
* Jazzland J 45711   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - Love For Sale / Double Deal
* Jazzland J 45712   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - No Hard Feelings / Darn That Dream
* Jazzland J 45713   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - The Lamp Is Low / And Then I Wrote
* Jazzland J 45714   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - Stranger In Paradise / Lois Ann

George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) George Shearing (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Walter Peakins (drums) Armando Peraza (congas, bongos) Ricardo Chimelis (timbales, congas)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 10, 1961
RF-45Stranger In ParadiseJazzland J 45714, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-43The Lamp Is LowJazzland J 45713, JLP 55; Riverside RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
Mambo In Chimes (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 040-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
RF-38Mambo In Chimes (take 11)Jazzland J 45710, JLP 55; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
* Jazzland JLP 55, JLP 955; Original Jazz Classics OJC 040, OJCCD 040-2   George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers
= Milestone M 47013   Wes Montgomery/Milt Jackson/George Shearing - Wes And Friends
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Jazzland J 45714   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - Stranger In Paradise / Lois Ann
* Jazzland J 45713   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - The Lamp Is Low / And Then I Wrote
* Jazzland J 45710   George Shearing/Wes Montgomery - Love Walked In / Mambo In Chimes

Milt Jackson - Wes Montgomery Quintet

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)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Stablemates (take 4)Riverside RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
Stairway To The Stars (take 2)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 234-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Stairway To The Stars (take 6)Riverside R 45472, RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
Blue Roz (take 3)Milestone M 47013, M 9110; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Blue Roz (take 4)Riverside RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
Jingles (take 8)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 234-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Jingles (take 9)Riverside RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 407, RS 9407; Original Jazz Classics OJC 234, OJCCD 234-2   Milt Jackson/Wes Montgomery - Bags Meets Wes!
= Milestone M 47013   Wes Montgomery/Milt Jackson/George Shearing - Wes And Friends
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside R 45472   Milt Jackson/Wes Montgomery - Stairway To The Stars / S.K.J.

Milt Jackson - Wes Montgomery Quintet

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1961
S.K.J. (take 4)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
S.K.J. (take 7)Riverside R 45472, RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
Sam Sack (take 2)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Sam Sack (take 3)Riverside RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
Delilah (take 3)Milestone M 47013, M 9110; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 234-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Delilah (take 4)Riverside RLP 407, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 407, RS 9407; Original Jazz Classics OJC 234, OJCCD 234-2   Milt Jackson/Wes Montgomery - Bags Meets Wes!
= Milestone M 47013   Wes Montgomery/Milt Jackson/George Shearing - Wes And Friends
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Riverside R 45472   Milt Jackson/Wes Montgomery - Stairway To The Stars / S.K.J.

1962

Wes Montgomery Quintet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1,3/11) Wynton Kelly (piano -1,3/13) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Tsubo", Berkeley, CA, June 25, 1962
1.Full HouseRiverside RLP 434, 12RCD 4408-2
2.I've Grown Accustomed To Her FaceRiverside RLP 434, RS 3039, 12RCD 4408-2
3.Blue 'N' Boogie (take 1)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
4.Blue 'N' Boogie (take 2)Riverside RLP 434
5.Blue 'N' Boogie (take 2) (re-edited version)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
6.Cariba (take 1)-
7.Cariba (take 2)Riverside RLP 434, 12RCD 4408-2
8.Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 1)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 106-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
9.Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 2)Riverside RLP 434, 12RCD 4408-2
10.S.O.S. (take 2)Milestone M 47065; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 106-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2; Milestone MCD 9298-2
11.S.O.S. (take 3)Riverside RLP 434, 12RCD 4408-2
12.Born To Be Blue (take 1)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
13.Born To Be Blue (take 2)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 106-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 434, RS 9434; Original Jazz Classics OJC 106, OJCCD 106-2   Wes Montgomery - Full House
= Milestone M 47040   Wes Montgomery - Movin' Along
* Riverside RS 3039   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Milestone MCD 9298-2   Wes Montgomery - Dangerous

1963 (age 40)

Wes Montgomery With Jimmy Jones Orchestra

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 WayRiverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
Prelude To A Kiss (take 2)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Prelude To A Kiss (take 3)Riverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
My Romance-
God Bless The Child (take 2)Milestone M 47030; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
God Bless The Child (take 4)Riverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
Dick Hyman (piano) replaces Hank Jones
Pretty Blue (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 368-2
Pretty Blue (take 1) (re-edited version)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Pretty Blue (take 2)Riverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
The Girl Next Door (take 1)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
The Girl Next Door (take 2)Riverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 472, RS 9472; Original Jazz Classics OJC 368, OJCCD 368-2   Wes Montgomery - Fusion!
= Riverside RS 3002   Wes Montgomery - In The Wee Small Hours
= Milestone M 47030   Wes Montgomery - Pretty Blue
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Wes Montgomery With Jimmy Jones Orchestra

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)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Tune-Up (take 2&3)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 368-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Tune-Up (take 4)Milestone M 47030, M 9110; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 368-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Tune-Up (take 5)Riverside RLP 472
Tune-Up (take 5) (re-edited version)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
SomewhereRiverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
Baubles, Bangles And Beads (take 3)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Baubles, Bangles And Beads (take 4)Riverside RLP 472, 12RCD 4408-2
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Riverside RLP 472, RS 9472; Original Jazz Classics OJC 368, OJCCD 368-2   Wes Montgomery - Fusion!
= Riverside RS 3002   Wes Montgomery - In The Wee Small Hours
= Milestone M 47030   Wes Montgomery - Pretty Blue
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery Trio

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 22, 1963
Besame Mucho (take 2)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 261-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Besame Mucho (take 3)Riverside RLP 459, 12RCD 4408-2
Dearly Beloved-
Days Of Wine And RosesRiverside RLP 459; Milestone M 47030; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
The Trick Bag (take 2/5)Riverside RLP 459, 12RCD 4408-2
The Trick Bag (take 6)Milestone M 9110; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Canadian SunsetRiverside RLP 459, 12RCD 4408-2
Fried Pies (take 1)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 261-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Fried Pies (take 2)Riverside RLP 459, RLP 494
Fried Pies (take 2) (re-edited version)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
The Breeze And IRiverside RLP 459, 12RCD 4408-2
For Heaven's Sake-
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside RLP 459, RS 9459; Original Jazz Classics OJC 261, OJCCD 261-2   Wes Montgomery - Boss Guitar
= Riverside RS 3012   This Is Wes Montgomery
= Milestone M 47057   Wes Montgomery - Yesterdays
* Milestone M 47030   Wes Montgomery - Pretty Blue
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Riverside RLP 494, RS 9494; Original Jazz Classics OJC 489, OJCCD 489-2   Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Wes Montgomery Trio

Mel Rhyne (organ -1/6) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums -1/6)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963
1.Freddie FreeloaderRiverside RLP 492, 12RCD 4408-2
2.Blues Riff (Movin' Along)Riverside RLP 492
3.Blues Riff (Movin' Along) (alt. selection)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
4.Moanin' (take 7)Riverside RLP 492
5.Moanin' (take 7) (re-edited version)Milestone M 47057; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 144-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
6.DreamsvilleRiverside RLP 494; Milestone M 47030; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
7.Mi Cosa (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 489-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 492, RS 9492; Original Jazz Classics OJC 144, OJCCD 144-2   Wes Montgomery - Portrait Of Wes
* Milestone M 47057   Wes Montgomery - Yesterdays
* Riverside RLP 494, RS 9494; Original Jazz Classics OJC 489, OJCCD 489-2   Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go
* Milestone M 47030   Wes Montgomery - Pretty Blue
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Wes Montgomery Trio

Mel Rhyne (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Brown (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963
LolitaRiverside RLP 492
Lolita (alt. take)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2; Milestone MCD 9298-2
DangerousRiverside RLP 492
Dangerous (alt. take)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2; Milestone MCD 9298-2
Yesterday's ChildRiverside RLP 492
Yesterday's Child (alt. take)Riverside 12RCD 4408-2; Milestone MCD 9298-2
The Way You Look Tonight (take 1)Riverside RLP 494, 12RCD 4408-2
The Way You Look Tonight (take 2)Milestone M 47065, MCD 47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 489-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
GenoRiverside RLP 494, 12RCD 4408-2
For All We KnowRiverside RLP 494; Milestone M 47030; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Moanin' (take 10)Milestone M 47057, M 9110; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
Blues Riff (take 7)Milestone M 47057; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2; Milestone MCD 9298-2
Blues Riff (take 8)Milestone M 47057; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 144-2; Riverside 12RCD 4408-2
* Riverside RLP 492, RS 9492; Original Jazz Classics OJC 144, OJCCD 144-2   Wes Montgomery - Portrait Of Wes
* Riverside RLP 494, RS 9494; Original Jazz Classics OJC 489, OJCCD 489-2   Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go
* Milestone M 47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery
* Milestone M 47030   Wes Montgomery - Pretty Blue
* Milestone M 47057   Wes Montgomery - Yesterdays
* Milestone M 9110   Wes Montgomery - Encores
* Riverside 12RCD 4408-2   Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings
* Milestone MCD 9298-2   Wes Montgomery - Dangerous
* Milestone MCD 47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery

1964

Joe Williams With Billy Taylor Quartet

Billy Taylor (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Joe Williams (vocals -1/8)
radio broadcast, "The Navy Swings", NYC, spring 1964
1.A Beautiful ThingProgram 49GH; VGM 0001
2.More Than Likely-
3.Have A Good TimeProgram 50GH; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645
4.Until I' Met You-
5.I Won't Cry AnymoreProgram 51GH; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645
6.S'posin'-
7.All My LifeProgram 52GH; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645
8.Alone Together-
9.There Will Never Be Another YouProgram 49GH; VGM 0001
10.The More I See You-
11.A Grand Night For Swingin'Program 50GH; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645
12.Afterthoughts-
13.CapriciousProgram 51GH; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645
14.Body And Soul-
15.ParaphraseProgram 52GH; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645
* Program 49GH   Various Artists - The Navy Swings
* VGM 0001   Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies Jazz Club
* Program 50GH   Various Artists - The Navy Swings
* Program 51GH   Various Artists - The Navy Swings
* Program 52GH   Various Artists - The Navy Swings
* Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5645   Wes Montgomery - Billy And Wes

Wes Montgomery and others

Wes Montgomery (guitar) and others
NYC, September 25, 1964
64VK485unknown titleVerve unissued
64VK486--
64VK487Original, No. 1-

Wes Montgomery With Johnny Pate Orchestra

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)Verve V/V6 8610, V6 8796
2. 64VK526PeopleVerve V/V6 8610
3. 64VK527Senza Fine (The Phoenix Love Theme)Verve VK 10443, V/V6 8610
4. 64VK528Moca FlorVerve V/V6 8610, V6 8796
5. 64VK529Theodora-
* Verve V/V6 8610   Wes Montgomery - Movin' Wes
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy
* Verve VK 10443   Wes Montgomery - Senza Fine / Caravan

Wes Montgomery With Johnny Pate Orchestra

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 1Verve VK 143, V/V6 8610, V/V6 8714
2. 64VK582Movin' Wes, Part 2Verve VK 143, V/V6 8610
3. 64VK583West Coast BluesVerve V/V6 8610, V3HB 8839
4. 64VK584In And OutVerve V/V6 8610
5. 64VK585CaravanVerve VK 10443, V/V6 8610, V/V6 8714, 2V6S 8818
6. 64VK586Born To Be BlueVerve V/V6 8610
* Verve V/V6 8610   Wes Montgomery - Movin' Wes
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve VK 143   Wes Montgomery - Movin' Wes, Part 1&2
* Verve VK 10443   Wes Montgomery - Senza Fine / Caravan

1965

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, February 12, 1965
CaravanBeppo (E) BE KOG 14800
'Round Midnight-
Four On Six-
Here's That Rainy Dayno label no number
West Coast Bluesprivate tape
* Beppo (E) BE KOG 14800   Wes Montgomery - Kings Of The Guitar
* no label no number   Wes Montgomery - Stretching Out Live In '65

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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
65VK307MustyVerve V/V6 8625, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839
65VK308Just Walkin'Verve V6 8804, 314 539 062-2
-Just Walkin' (alt. take)Verve 314 539 062-2
65VK309Here's That Rainy DayVerve V/V6 8625, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839
* Verve V/V6 8625, 314 539 062-2   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin'
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
"Casino", San Remo, Italy, March 20, 1965
Four On Sixprivate tape
Here's That Rainy Day-
Jingles-
The Girl Next Door-
Twisted Blues-
West Coast Blues-

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums): same personnel
television broadcast, "Jazz 625", BBC TV Center, London, England, March 25, 1965
West Coast Blues (theme)Vap (J) VPLR 70469
Yesterdays-
Jingles-
'Round Midnight-
Twisted Blues-
Full House-
West Coast Blues (theme)-
-private tape
Impressions-
The Girl Next Door-
Four On Six-
Here's That Rainy Day-
The Trick Bag-
West Coast Blues (theme)-
* Vap (J) VPLR 70469   Wes Montgomery Quartet - Jazz 625

Wes Montgomery Quintet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -8/11) Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 27, 1965
1.Four On SixBYG (J) YX-4016/17; Affinity (E) AFF 13
2.Twisted Blues (Wes' Rhythm)-
3.Impressions-
4.To Wane (To When)-
5.Jingles (Mr. Walker)BYG (J) YX-4016/17; Affinity (E) AFF 18
6.The Girl Next Door (To Django)-
7.Here's That Rainy Day-
8.'Round Midnight-
9.Full HouseEsoldun (F) FC 108
10.Blue 'N' Boogie-
11.West Coast Blues-
* BYG (J) YX-4016/17   Wes Montgomery - Solitude
= BYG (G) 6623 952   Wes Montgomery - The Paris Session
* Affinity (E) AFF 13   Wes Montgomery - Impressions
* Affinity (E) AFF 18   Wes Montgomery - Solitude
* Esoldun (F) FC 108   Wes Montgomery - Live In Paris 1965

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Harold Mabern (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
television broadcast, "Jazz Prisma", Universal Studio, Brussels, Belgium, March, 1965
ImpressionsVestapol 13084
Twisted Blues-
Here's That Rainy Day (There's That Rainy Day)-
Jingles-
The Girl Next Door (The Boy Next Door)-
* Vestapol 13084   Wes Montgomery Belgium 1965 Rounder

Wes Montgomery Quintet

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)Vara Jazz (Du) 8219
Just Friends-
In A Mellow Tone-
Straight, No Chaser-
The Theme-
* Vara Jazz (Du) 8219   Wes Montgomery And Clark Terry

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April 5, 1965
Sonny BoyRSJH Music (E) JHAS 604
D-Natural Blues (Wes' Easy Blues)-
Just Friendsprivate tape
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Blue 'N' Boogie-
The End Of A Love Affair-
Four-
The Girl Next Door-
Gone With The Wind-
'Round Midnight-
Twisted Blues-
Four On Six-
* RSJH Music (E) JHAS 604   Wes Montgomery - Body And Soul

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Stan Tracey (piano -1/8) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass -1/8) Ronnie Stephenson (drums -1/8)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April 9, 1965
1.Polka Dots And Moonbeamsprivate tape
2.The End Of A Love Affair-
3.Four On Six-
4.All The Things You Are-
5.Yesterdays-
6.Body And Soul-
7.There's A Small Hotel-
8.What's New-
9.Mi Cosa (Solo Ballad In A Major)RSJH Music (E) JHAS 604
* RSJH Music (E) JHAS 604   Wes Montgomery - Body And Soul

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April 21, 1965
Fourprivate tape
The Girl Next Door-
Full House-

Wes Montgomery Octet/Quintet/Quartet

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

Wes Montgomery Octet

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

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, May 3, 1965
The Girl Next Doorprivate tape
Gone With The Wind-
Here's That Rainy Day-

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Ronnie Stephenson (drums): same personnel
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, May 7, 1965
Gone With The WindRSJH Music (E) JHAS 604
Broadway-
Body And Soul-
I'll Remember April-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Polka Dots And Moonbeamsprivate tape
The Girl Next Door-
Four On Six-
* RSJH Music (E) JHAS 604   Wes Montgomery - Body And Soul

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Stan Tracey (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Rick Laird (bass) Jackie Dougan (drums)
television broadcast, "Tempo", ABC TV, London, England, May 7, 1965
Four On Sixprivate tape
Full House-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Twisted Blues-
West Coast Blues (theme)-

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 DownVerve V/V6 8625, V6 8796
2. 65VK335The Shadow Of Your SmileVerve VK 10373, VK 10444, V/V6 8625, V/V6 8714, 2V6S 8813
* Verve V/V6 8625, 314 539 062-2   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin'
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve VK 10373   Wes Montgomery - The Shadow Of Your Smile / Bumpin', Part 2
* Verve VK 10444   Wes Montgomery - The Shadow Of Your Smile / A Quiet Thing

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 AlmaVerve V/V6 8625, V/V6 8714, V3HB 8839
65VK337A Quiet ThingVerve VK 10444, V/V6 8625
* Verve V/V6 8625, 314 539 062-2   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin'
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve VK 10444   Wes Montgomery - The Shadow Of Your Smile / A Quiet Thing

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 -2/4) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums -2/4) Candido (bongos, congas -2,3) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
1. 65VK338Mi Cosa (My Thing)Verve V/V6 8625, V6 8796
2. 65VK339ABumpin', Part 1Verve VK 10441, V/V6 8625, V6 8757, V3HB 8839
3. 65VK339BBumpin', Part 2Verve VK 10373, VK 10441, V/V6 8625, V6 8757, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839
4. 65VK340My One And Only LoveVerve V6 8804, 314 539 062-2
* Verve V/V6 8625, 314 539 062-2   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin'
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy
* Verve V6 8757   The Best Of Wes Montgomery, Vol. 2
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'
* Verve VK 10441   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin', Part 1&2
* Verve VK 10373   Wes Montgomery - The Shadow Of Your Smile / Bumpin', Part 2

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, June 24, 1965
65VK493No BluesVerve V/V6 8633, VE2 2513, (J) J28J-25117
65VK494If You Could See Me Now-
* Verve V/V6 8633   Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note
* Verve VE2 2513   Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings
* Verve (J) J28J-25117   Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note, Vol. 2

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

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 TopVerve V6 8765, (J) J28J-25117
Willow Weep For MeVerve VE2 2513, (J) J28J-25117
Portrait Of Jennie-
* Verve V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me
* Verve VE2 2513   Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings
* Verve (J) J28J-25117   Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note, Vol. 2

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio + Claus Ogerman Orchestra

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965, October 8, 1968
105612Willow Weep For Me (overdubbed version)Verve V6 8765, V3HB 8839
105613Portrait Of Jennie (overdubbed version)Verve V6 8765
* Verve V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, June, 1965
Blues On PurposeVerve VE2 2514
* Verve VE2 2514   Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965
105617Four On SixVerve V6 8765, (J) J28J-25117
Oh, You Crazy MoonVerve (J) J28J-25117
* Verve V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me
* Verve (J) J28J-25117   Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note, Vol. 2

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio + Claus Ogerman Orchestra

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965, October 8, 1968
105615Oh, You Crazy Moon (overdubbed version)Verve V6 8765
* Verve V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965
105618ImpressionsVerve V6 8765, V3HB 8839, VE2 2513, (J) J28J-25117
MistyVerve VE2 2513, (J) J28J-25117
* Verve V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2513   Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings
* Verve (J) J28J-25117   Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note, Vol. 2

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio + Claus Ogerman Orchestra

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965, October 8, 1968
105614Misty (overdubbed version)Verve V6 8765
* Verve V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1965
65VK495Unit SevenVerve V/V6 8633, VE2 2513
65VK496Four On Six-
65VK497What's New-
* Verve V/V6 8633   Wynton Kelly/Wes Montgomery - Smokin' At The Half Note
* Verve VE2 2513   Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

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
LauraToko (J) WM94-12; All Blues Records ABR-010
Cariba-
A Little Blues (The Theme)All Blues Records ABR-010
* Toko (J) WM94-12   Wes Montgomery - Smokin' Guitar
* All Blues Records ABR-010   Wes Montgomery - Other Sessions At The Half Note 1965

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 5, 1965
ImpressionsAll Blues Records ABR-010
Mi Cosa-
No Blues-
* All Blues Records ABR-010   Wes Montgomery - Other Sessions At The Half Note 1965

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Larry Ridley (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 12, 1965
Birks' WorksToko (J) WM94-12; All Blues Records ABR-010
Four On Six-
The Theme (Alan Grant Talks)All Blues Records ABR-010
* Toko (J) WM94-12   Wes Montgomery - Smokin' Guitar
* All Blues Records ABR-010   Wes Montgomery - Other Sessions At The Half Note 1965

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Herman Wright (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
radio broadcast, WABC-FM, "Half Note", NYC, November 19, 1965
All The Things You AreToko (J) WM94-12; All Blues Records ABR-010
I Remember You-
No Blues (incomplete)All Blues Records ABR-010
* Toko (J) WM94-12   Wes Montgomery - Smokin' Guitar
* All Blues Records ABR-010   Wes Montgomery - Other Sessions At The Half Note 1965

Wes Montgomery With Oliver Nelson Orchestra

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 HeadVerve VK 10384, VK 10440, V/V6 8642, V/V6 8714, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839, V6 654-2
65VK548Boss CityVerve VK 10384, V/V6 8642, V6 8796, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839
* Verve V/V6 8642   Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve V6 654-2   Various Artists - 24 Karat Gold For Groovin'
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy
* Verve VK 10384   Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head / Boss City
* Verve VK 10440, VK 137   Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head / Tequila

Wes Montgomery With Oliver Nelson Orchestra

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): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965
65VK580Naptown BluesVerve V/V6 8642, V/V6 8714, V3HB 8839
65VK581The End Of A Love AffairVerve V/V6 8642, V/V6 8714
65VK582Twisted BluesVerve V/V6 8642, V6 8757, 2V6S 8813
65VK583Golden EarringsVerve V/V6 8642, V6 8796
65VK584Chim Chim ChereeVerve V/V6 8642
65VK585O Morro (Once I Loved)Verve V/V6 8642, V6 8757, 2V6S 8813
65VK586It Was A Very Good YearVerve V/V6 8642
* Verve V/V6 8642   Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve V6 8757   The Best Of Wes Montgomery, Vol. 2
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy

Wes Montgomery With Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Arthur Harper (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
radio broadcast, "Half Note", NYC, circa 1965
Cherokeeprivate tape
The Song Is You-
Star Eyes-
Four On Six-
Oh, You Crazy Moon-

1966

Wes Montgomery Quartet With Claus Ogerman Orchestra

Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin -1/3,5/9) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello -1/3,5/9) George Devens (vibraphone -2,4,5,8,9) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums -1/5,7/9) Ray Barretto (congas -1,3,6,7) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor -1/3,5/9)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK297Wives And LoversVerve V6 8804, 2V6S 8813
2. 66VK298Midnight MoodVerve V/V6 8653, V6 8757, V3HB 8839
3. 66VK299Bumpin' On SunsetVerve VK 10432, VK 10442, V/V6 8653, V/V6 8714, V3HB 8839
4. 66VK300What The World Needs Now Is LoveVerve V/V6 8653, V6 8757, V3HB 8839
5. 66VK301Little Child (Daddy Dear)Verve V/V6 8653, V6 8796
6. 66VK302How Insensitive (Insensatez)Verve VK 145, V/V6 8653, V6 8757, V/V6 8714, 2V6S 8813
7. 71L2698Bumpin' On Sunset (alt. take)Verve V6 8804, 2V6S 8813
8.The Big HurtVerve V/V6 8653, V6 8757
9. 71L2696The Big Hurt (alt. take)Verve V6 8804, 2V6S 8813
* Verve V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V/V6 8653   Wes Montgomery - Tequila
* Verve V6 8757   The Best Of Wes Montgomery, Vol. 2
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy
* Verve VK 10432   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin' On Sunset / Tequila
* Verve VK 10442   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin' On Sunset / ???
* Verve VK 145   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming / How Insensitive

Wes Montgomery Quartet

Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
66VK303The ThumbVerve V/V6 8653, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839
66VK304TequilaVerve VK 10432, VK 10440, V/V6 8653, V/V6 8714, V3HB 8839, V6 654-2
71L2699Tequila (alt. take)Verve V6 8804, 2V6S 8813
* Verve V/V6 8653   Wes Montgomery - Tequila
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V6 654-2   Various Artists - 24 Karat Gold For Groovin'
* Verve V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'
* Verve VK 10432   Wes Montgomery - Bumpin' On Sunset / Tequila
* Verve VK 10440, VK 137   Wes Montgomery - Goin' Out Of My Head / Tequila

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 DreamingVerve VK 10489, VK 145, V/V6 8672, V6 8757, 2V6S 8813, V3HB 8839, V6 654-2
* Verve V/V6 8672   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming
* Verve V6 8757   The Best Of Wes Montgomery, Vol. 2
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement
* Verve V6 654-2   Various Artists - 24 Karat Gold For Groovin'
* Verve VK 10489   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming / Mr. Walker
* Verve VK 145   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming / How Insensitive

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1966
101170Green PeppersVerve V/V6 8672
101171South Of The Border-
* Verve V/V6 8672   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming

Wes Montgomery Quintet With Don Sebesky Orchestra

Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet -1/6) Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous (trombone -1/6) Jim Buffington (French horn -1/6) Don Butterfield (tuba -1/6) Walter Kane (clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone -1/6) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo -1/6) Stan Webb (alto,baritone saxophone, English horn, clarinet -1/6) Jack Jennings (vibraphone, castanets, scratches -1/6, vibraphone -7/9) Herbie Hancock (piano -1/6) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Al Casamenti, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar -1/6) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor -1/6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
1. 101172Oh, You Crazy MoonVerve V/V6 8672
2. 101173More, More, Amor-
3. 101174Winds Of BarcelonaVerve V/V6 8672, V6 8757
4. 101175Sun DownVerve V/V6 8672, V6 8796
5. -Sun Down (alt. take)Metro (F) 2355008
6. 101176Mr. WalkerVerve VK 10489, V/V6 8672, 2V6S 8813
7. 101177SunnyVerve V/V6 8672
8. 71L2697Sunny (alt. take)Verve V6 8804
9. 101178Without YouVerve V/V6 8672
* Verve V/V6 8672   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming
* Verve V6 8757   The Best Of Wes Montgomery, Vol. 2
* Verve V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy
* Metro (F) 2355008   Wes Montgomery - Jazz Spectrum, Vol. 8
* Verve 2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery
* Verve V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'
* Verve VK 10489   Wes Montgomery - California Dreaming / Mr. Walker

Jimmy Smith - Wes Montgomery With Oliver Nelson Orchestra

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)Verve V/V6 8678
101193MilestoneVerve V6 8766
* Verve V/V6 8678, 314 521 445-2   Jimmy Smith/Wes Montgomery - The Dynamic Duo: Jimmy And Wes
* Verve V6 8766   Further Adventures Of Jimmy Smith And Wes Montgomery

Jimmy Smith - Wes Montgomery With Oliver Nelson Orchestra

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 RiversideVerve V/V6 8678
101194Happy-Go-Lucky Local (Night Train)-
* Verve V/V6 8678, 314 521 445-2   Jimmy Smith/Wes Montgomery - The Dynamic Duo: Jimmy And Wes

Jimmy Smith - Wes Montgomery Duo

Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966
101195'Round MidnightVerve V6 8804, V3HB 8839
* Verve V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'
* Verve V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement

Jimmy Smith - Wes Montgomery Quartet

Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101288O.G.D. (Road Song)Verve V/V6 8677, V6 8766
-O.G.D. (Road Song) (alt. take)Verve 314 521 445-2
101289Call MeVerve V6 8766
101290Baby, It's Cold OutsideVerve V/V6 8678
101291Maybe SeptemberVerve V6 8766
101292Mellow MoodVerve V6 8766, VE2 2513
101293James And WesVerve V/V6 8678, VE2 2513
101294King Of The RoadVerve V6 8766
* Verve V/V6 8677   Leonard Feather - Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Verve V6 8766   Further Adventures Of Jimmy Smith And Wes Montgomery
* Verve V/V6 8678, 314 521 445-2   Jimmy Smith/Wes Montgomery - The Dynamic Duo: Jimmy And Wes
* Verve VE2 2513   Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings

1967

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 LifeA&M LP-2001
California Nights-
* A&M LP-2001, SP-3001, SP-9-3001   Wes Montgomery - A Day In The Life

Wes Montgomery Quintet With Don Sebesky Orchestra

Ray Alonge (French horn -2,3,5/9) George Marge, Romeo Penque, Joe Soldo (bass flute -2,3,5/9) Stan Webb (bass flute, woodwinds -2,3,5/9) Phil Bodner (woodwinds -2,3,5/9) 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 -2,3,5/9) Harold Coletta, Emanuel Vardi (viola -2,3,5/9) Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman (cello -2,3,5/9) Margaret Ross (harp -2,3,5/9) Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1/3,5/9) Jack Jennings, Joe Wohletz (percussion -2,3,5/9) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor -2,3,5/9)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1967
1. tk.22Angel (Switchin')A&M CD 2520
2. tk.24The JokerA&M LP-2001
3. tk.29Eleanor Rigby-
4. tk.33Hello, Young LoversA&M CD 2520
5. tk.35When A Man Loves A WomanA&M LP-2001
6. tk.41Windy-
7. tk.47Watch What Happens-
8. tk.52Never On Sundayunissued
9. tk.58AngelA&M LP-2001
* A&M LP-2001, SP-3001, SP-9-3001   Wes Montgomery - A Day In The Life
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Vol. 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 26, 1967
Trust In MeA&M LP-2001
Willow Weep For Me-
* A&M LP-2001, SP-3001, SP-9-3001   Wes Montgomery - A Day In The Life

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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 YouA&M SP-3006
tk.15Goin' On To Detroit-
* A&M SP-3006, SP-9-3006   Wes Montgomery - Down Here On The Ground

Wes Montgomery Quintet With Don Sebesky Orchestra

Hubert Laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque (flute, oboe -1,2,4/6) Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin (violin -1,2,4/6) Emanuel Vardi (viola -1,2,4/6) George Ricci (cello -1,2,4/6) Mike Mainieri (vibraphone -1,2,4/6) Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1,2,4/6) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion -1,2,4/6) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor -1,2,4/6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1967
1. tk.32Up And At ItA&M SP-3006
2. tk.39Know It All-
3. tk.42Pata PataA&M CD 2520
4. tk.46Down Here On The GroundA&M SP-3006
5. tk.49The Fox-
6. tk.53Hearts Beatunissued
7. tk.58ButterflyA&M CD 2520
* A&M SP-3006, SP-9-3006   Wes Montgomery - Down Here On The Ground
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Vol. 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits

1968 (aged 45)

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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, January 22 & 26, 1968
tk.84The Other Man's Is Always GreenerA&M SP-3006
tk.86Georgia On My Mind-
tk.93Wind Song-
tk.110Down Here On The Ground
When I Look In Your EyesA&M SP-3006
The Other Man's Is Always Greener (alt. take)unissued
Goin' On To Detroit (alt. take)-
* A&M SP-3006, SP-9-3006   Wes Montgomery - Down Here On The Ground

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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.4YesterdayA&M SP-3012
tk.11/12Scarborough Fair-
tk.27/29I'll Be Back-
tk.32Fly Me To The Moon-
* A&M SP-3012, SP-9-3012   Wes Montgomery - Road Song

Wes Montgomery Quartet With Don Sebesky Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Marvin Stamm (trumpet -2/5) Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise (trombone -2/5) Jim Buffington (French horn -2/5) George Marge (flute -2/5) Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond (flute, recorder -2/5) Shelley Grushkin, Berrard Krainis, Eric Leber (recorder -2/5) Morris Newman (recorder, bassoon -2/5) Don Ashworth (oboe, recorder -2/5) Stan Webb (oboe, recorder, clarinet -2/5) Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove, Marvin Morganstern, Tosha Samaroff (violin -2/5) Emanuel Vardi (viola -2/5) Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Alan Shulman (cello -2/5) Sivert Johnson Jr. (harpsichord -2/5) Herbie Hancock (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -2/5) Jack Jennings (percussion -2/5) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor -2/5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 8, 1968
1. tk.39My Favorite ThingsA&M CD 2520
2. tk.43Where Have All The Flowers GoneA&M SP-3012
3. tk.53Green Leaves Of Summer-
4. tk.67Greensleeves-
5. tk.68Road Song-
* A&M SP-3012, SP-9-3012   Wes Montgomery - Road Song
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Vol. 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits

Wes Montgomery With Don Sebesky Orchestra

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
SereneA&M SP-3012
* A&M SP-3012, SP-9-3012   Wes Montgomery - Road Song

The Montgomery Brothers

Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone, piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Billy Hart (drums) Elvin Bunn (congas)
television broadcast, Detroit, MI, 1968
WindyVGM 0008
California Nights-
* VGM 0008   Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies And More