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 sax; John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, drums, vocals; Milt Buckner, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Roy Johnson, bass; Earl Walker, drums; Betty Carter, vocals #1.

radio broadcast, unknown locations, 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 sax; Gene Morris, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; Gene Morris, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Lonnie Shaw, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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 released 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 sax; Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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, vibes; 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 sax #1,2; Gene Morris, tenor sax; John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax #1,2; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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 sax; Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Lonnie Shaw, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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 sax; Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Lonnie Shaw, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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 sax; Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Lonnie Shaw, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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 & 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 sax; Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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 sax; Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Lonnie Shaw, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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 sax; Gene Morris, tenor sax; Floyd Dixon, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Roy Johnson, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Sonny Parker, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1949

RR800-4Hamp's Gumbo

Gene Morris, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Morris, tenor sax; Floyd Dixon, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Roy Johnson, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Sonny Parker, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1949

RR801-3Pretty Baby
RR803-3Sad Feelin'
RR804-2I Want A Little Girl

Gene Morris, tenor sax; 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 sax; Gene Morris, John Sparrow, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Ben Kynard, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, 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

Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning  (Resonance Records HCD-2014)

Gene Morris, tenor sax; Douglas Duke, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Roy Johnson, bass; Earl "Fox" Walker, drums; Sonny Parker, vocals #3.

Spire Records, Fresno, CA, 1949

1.King Trotter
2.Carlena's Blues
3.Smooth Evening

Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, tenor sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, drums; Marvin Holtzman, original executive producer; Quincy Jones, original recordings producer.

Columbia Studios, NYC, June 15, 1955

Love For Sale
Leila
Blues
Undecided
Far Wes

Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, tenor sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, drums.

"The Turf Club", Indianapolis, IN, August 22, 1956

After You've Gone
Brazil

Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, tenor sax #1-6,8; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, drums.

"The Turf Club", Indianapolis, IN, August 25, 1956

1.Fascinating Rhythm
2.What Is There To Say
3.Four
4.Wes' Tune
5.My Heart Stood Still
6.Django
7.Caravan
8.Six Bridges To Cross

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Jack Coker, piano; Wes Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, drums.

The home of Evena Montgomery, Indianapolis, IN, September 8, 1956

Ralph's New Blues

Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; John Dale, bass; Sonny Johnson, drums; Debbie Andrews, vocals.

"The Turf Club", Indianapolis, IN, November 8, 1956

Going Down To Big Mary's
I Should Care

Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, tenor sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; John Dale, bass; Sonny Johnson, drums.

"The Turf Club", Indianapolis, IN, November 20, 1956

How High The Moon

Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, tenor sax; Wes Montgomery, guitar; and others.

"C&C Music Lounge", Chicago, IL, 1957

All The Things You Are

Melvin Rhyne, piano #1; Richie Crabtree, piano #2,3; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Flip Stewart, bass #1; Monk Montgomery, bass #2,3; Paul Parker, drums.

"The Missile Lounge", Indianapolis, IN, November 22, 1958

1.Soft Winds
2.Robbins' Nest
3.A Night In Tunisia

** originally released as Resonance Records HLP-9014.

Lionel Hampton  (Milan Jazz (It) MV 015)

Ed Mullens, trumpet; Al Grey, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Bobby Plater, alto sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, alto sax; 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 sax; Johnny Board, Curtis Lowe, Billy Williams, tenor sax; Lonnie Shaw, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; 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, vibes; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, Fender bass; Robert Johnson, drums.

Columbia Studios, 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 sax #1,3,4,6; Buddy Montgomery, vibes; 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'

Wes Montgomery - Echoes Of Indiana Avenue  (Resonance Records HCD-2011)

Buddy Montgomery, piano #3; Earl Van Riper, piano #6-9; Melvin Rhyne, piano #1,4, organ #2,5; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Larry Ridley, bass #1,4; Monk Montgomery, bass #3; Mingo Jones, bass #6-9; Paul Parker, drums #1,2,4,5; Sonny Johnson, drums #6-8.

possibly unknown studio, Indianapolis, IN;
live in possibly Indianapolis, IN;
possibly "The Hub Bub", Indianapolis, IN, 1957-1958

1.Diablo's Dance
2.Round Midnight
3.Straight, No Chaser
4.Nica's Dream
5.Darn That Dream
6.Take The "A" Train
7.Misty
8.Body And Soul
9.After Hours Blues (Improvisation)

** originally released as Resonance Records HLP-9011.

Wes Montgomery - Back On Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings  (Resonance Records HCD-2036)

John Bunch, Buddy Montgomery, Carl Perkins, Earl Van Riper, piano; Melvin Rhyne, piano, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Mingo Jones, Monk Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, Paul Parker, drums.

live in Indianapolis, IN, mid 1950s-late 1950s

Four On Six
Mr. Walker
'Round Midnight
So What
The End Of A Love Affair
Tune-Up
West Coast Blues

John Bunch, Buddy Montgomery, Carl Perkins, Earl Van Riper, piano; Melvin Rhyne, piano, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Mingo Jones, Monk Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, Paul Parker, drums; David Baker, trombone #5,6; David Young, tenor sax #5,6.

1.Jingles
2.It's You Or No One
3.Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You
4.Ecaroh
5.Sandu
6.Whisper Not

John Bunch, Buddy Montgomery, Carl Perkins, Earl Van Riper, piano; Melvin Rhyne, piano, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Mingo Jones, Monk Montgomery, bass; Sonny Johnson, Paul Parker, drums.

Stompin' At The Savoy
It's You Or No One (alternate version)
Opus De Funk
Summertime
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Easy Living
Four
I'll Remember April
The Song Is You

** originally released as Resonance Records HLP-9036.

1958

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

Harold Land, tenor sax; 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 sax #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 released on Pacific Jazz ST-5.

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

Harold Land, tenor sax; 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 (as Montgomeryland Funk)
Stompin' At The Savoy

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

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; 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 released on World Pacific ST-1405.

The Mastersounds - Kismet  (World Pacific PJ-1243)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; 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 released on World Pacific ST-1243, ST-1010. Pacific Jazz PJ-10130, ST-20130 entitled "The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery - Kismet".

1959

Wes Montgomery Featuring The Eddie Higgins Trio - One Night In Indy  (Resonance Records HCD-2018)

Eddie Higgins, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; unknown, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

live in Indianapolis, IN, January 18, 1959

Give Me The Simple Life
Prelude To A Kiss
Stompin' At The Savoy
Li'L Darling
Ruby, My Dear
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

** originally released as Resonance Records HLP-9018.

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 (as Ecorah)
Too Late Now
Jingles

** also released 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)

** originally released as Riverside RLP 12-310 + 2 bonus tracks.

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

Pony Poindexter, alto sax, vocals; Buddy Montgomery, vibes; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 released 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 released on Riverside RLP 1167; Original Jazz Classics OJC-363, OJCCD-363-2.
** part of Milestone M-47047.

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 released on Riverside RLP 1169; Original Jazz Classics OJC-036, OJCCD-036-2.
** part of Milestone MSP-47003.

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

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; 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 released on Jazzland JLP 920S; Original Jazz Classics OJC-146, OJCCD-146-2.

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

Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; 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 released on Riverside RLP 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 sax; Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1960

Au Privave (take 1)

** originally released as 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 bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

San Francisco, CA, July, 1960

Lover Man
Jingles
D-Natural Blues (as Monterey Blues)
June In January
Bud's Tune

** also released on Fantasy LP 8052.

Wes Montgomery - Movin'  (Milestone M-47040)

James Clay, tenor sax, flute; Victor Feldman, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar, bass guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, 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 sax, flute; Victor Feldman, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar, bass guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 1960

Movin' Along (take 1)
Tune-Up (take 9)
Body And Soul (take 2)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes, 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, vibes; 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 sax #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 released on Milestone MCD-47065-2.

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

James Clay, tenor sax, flute; Victor Feldman, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar, bass guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 1960

Movin' Along (take 5) (re-edited version)
So Do It! (take 1)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Bobby Thomas, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 3, 1961

Doujie (take 8)

Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 sax #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 (as Movin' Along) (alternate selection)

same personnel.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963

Lolita (alternate take)
Dangerous (alternate take)
Yesterday's Child (alternate take)

Wes Montgomery - Movin' Along  (Riverside RLP 342)

James Clay, tenor sax, flute #1,2,4-6; Victor Feldman, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar, bass guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, 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 released on Riverside RLP 9342; Original Jazz Classics OJC-089, OJCCD-089-2.
** part of Milestone M-47040.

Wes Montgomery - Encores  (Milestone M-9110)

James Clay, tenor sax, flute; Victor Feldman, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar, bass guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 1960

Body And Soul (take 4/6)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes, 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, vibes, 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 released on Riverside RLP 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 released on Riverside RLP 9382; Original Jazz Classics OJC-233, OJCCD-233-2.
** part of Milestone MSP-47003.

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

Buddy Montgomery, vibes, 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 Records VGM 0008)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes, 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 (mistitled as Starlight)
'Round Midnight

Buddy Montgomery, vibes, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Elvin Bunn, congas.

television broadcast, Detroit, MI, 1968

Windy
California Nights

The Montgomery Brothers In Canada  (Fantasy LP 3323)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes #1-5; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Paul Humphries, drums.

"The Cellar", Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 16, 1961

1.Jeannine (mistitled as 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 (mistitled as Beaux Arts)

** also released on Fantasy LP 8066; Original Jazz Classics OJC-283.

Wes Montgomery - Dangerous  (Milestone MCD-9298-2)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Paul Humphries, drums.

"The Cellar", Vancouver, BC, 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, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Walter Peakins, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, 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

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Walter Peakins, drums; Armando Peraza, congas, bongos; Ricardo Chimelis, timbales, congas.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1961

RF-45Stranger In Paradise
RF-43The Lamp Is Low
RF-38Mambo In Chimes (take 11)

** also released 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, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Walter Peakins, drums.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 9, 1961

Love Walked In (take 1)
Darn That Dream (take 1)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Walter Peakins, drums; Armando Peraza, congas, bongos; Ricardo Chimelis, timbales, congas.

United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1961

Mambo In Chimes (take 1)

** originally released as Jazzland JLP 55 + 3 bonus tracks.

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

Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 released on Riverside RLP 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, vibes; 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 sax #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 released on Riverside RLP 9434; Original Jazz Classics OJC-106, OJCCD-106-2.
** part of Milestone M-47040.

1963 (age 40)

Wes Montgomery - Fusion!  (Riverside RM 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 released 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)

** originally released as Riverside RM 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 RM 472 + 5 bonus tracks.

Wes Montgomery - Boss Guitar  (Riverside RM 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 released on Riverside RS 9459; Original Jazz Classics OJC-261, OJCCD-261-2. Riverside RS-3012 entitled "This Is Wes Montgomery".

Wes Montgomery - Portrait Of Wes  (Riverside RM 492)

Mel Rhyne, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; George Brown, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963

Freddie Freeloader
Blues Riff (as Movin' Along)
Moanin' (take 7)

same personnel.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 27, 1963

Lolita
Dangerous
Yesterday's Child

** also released 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)

Wes Montgomery - Guitar On The Go  (Riverside RM 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 released on Riverside RS 9494; Original Jazz Classics OJC-489, OJCCD-489-2.

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

Mel Rhyne, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; George Brown, drums.: same personnel.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 10, 1963

Mi Cosa (take 1)

** originally released as Riverside RM 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, woodwinds; Bobby Scott, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar, leader; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Willie Bobo, percussion; Johnny Pate, arranger, conductor.

A&R Studios, NYC, November 11, 1964

64VK525Matchmaker
64VK526People
64VK527Senza Fine
64VK528Moca Flor
64VK529Theodora

same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, November 16, 1964

64VK581Movin' Wes, Part I
64VK582Movin' Wes, Part II
64VK583West Coast Blues
64VK584In And Out
64VK585Caravan
64VK586Born To Be Blue

** also released on Verve (J) POCJ-2134.

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)

Roger Kellaway, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Helcio Milito or Grady Tate, drums; Candido Camero, bongos, congas; + Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos. Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro, violin; Harold Coletta, David Schwartz, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 16, 1965

65VK307Musty
65VK309Here's That Rainy Day

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18, 1965

65VK334Tear It Down
65VK335Love Theme From "The Sandpiper" (The Shadow Of Your Smile)

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19, 1965

65VK336Con Alma
65VK337A Quiet Thing

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965

65VK338Mi Cosa
65VK339ABumpin', Part I
65VK339BBumpin', Part II

** also released on Verve 821 985-2, 314 539 062-2.

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

Roger Kellaway, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Helcio Milito or Grady Tate, drums; Candido Camero, bongos, congas; + Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos. Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro, violin; Harold Coletta, David Schwartz, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 16, 1965

65VK308Just Walkin' (previously unissued)

** originally released as Verve V/V6-8625 + 3 bonus tracks.

Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'  (Verve V6-8804)

Roger Kellaway, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Helcio Milito or Grady Tate, drums; Candido Camero, bongos, congas; + Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos. Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro, violin; Harold Coletta, David Schwartz, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 16, 1965

65VK308Just Walkin'

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965

65VK340My One And Only Love

Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966

66VK297Wives And Lovers
71L2698Bumpin' On Sunset (alternative take)

George Devens, vibes; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; + 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; Claus Ogerman, arranger.

71L2696The Big Hurt (alternative take)

Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966

71L2699Tequila (alternative take)

Jack Jennings, vibes; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Ray Barretto, Grady Tate, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966

71L2697Sunny (alternate take)

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Jerome Richardson, tenor, alto flute, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, alto flute; Bob Ashton, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Danny Bank, baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute; Phil Woods, sax, clarinet; Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966

101195'Round Midnight

** also released on Verve (J) UCCV-9355.

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)

Harold Mabern, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Arthur Harper, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums; with Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #8.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 27, 1965

1.Four On Six
2.Twisted Blues (mistitled as Wes' Rhythm)
3.Impressions
4.To Wane (mistitled as To When)
5.Jingles (mistitled as Mr. Walker)
6.The Girl Next Door (mistitled as To Django)
7.Here's That Rainy Day
8.'Round Midnight

** also released on BYG (G) 6623 952 entitled "The Paris Session".

Wes Montgomery - Live In Paris 1965  (France's Concert (F) FC 108)

Harold Mabern, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Arthur Harper, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums; with Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 27, 1965

Full House
Blue 'N' Boogie
West Coast Blues

Wes Montgomery - In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording  (Resonance Records HCD-2032)

Harold Mabern, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Arthur Harper, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 27, 1965

Four On Six
Impressions
The Girl Next Door
Here's That Rainy Day
Jingles

Harold Mabern, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Arthur Harper, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums; special guest: Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #2-4.

1.To Wane
2.Full House
3.'Round Midnight
4.Blue 'N Boogie / West Coast Blues
5.Twisted Blues

** originally released as Resonance Records HLP-9032.

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 (mistitled as There's That Rainy Day)
Jingles
The Girl Next Door (mistitled as 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, Netherlands, April 2, 1965

Opus Caprice (mistitled as 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 Jazz Club", London, England, April 5, 1965

Sonny Boy
D-Natural Blues (mistitled as Wes' Easy Blues)

Wes Montgomery, guitar.

"Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club", London, England, April 9, 1965

Mi Cosa (mistitled as Solo Ballad In A Major)

Stan Tracey, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Rick Laird, bass; Ronnie Stephenson, drums.

"Ronnie Scott's Jazz 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 sax #1-3,8; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #1-3,6,8; Ronnie Scott, tenor sax #1-3,8; Ronnie Ross, baritone sax #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 sax; Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Ronnie Ross, baritone sax; Martial Solal, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Michel Gaudry, bass; Ronnie Stephenson, drums.

television broadcast, Hamburg, West Germany, April, 1965

West Coast Blues

Wynton Kelly Trio, 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.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22, 1965

65VK495Unit 7
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

105616Surrey With The Fringe On Top

Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Claus Ogerman, brass and woodwinds arranger.

"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965;
overdubs recorded NYC, October 8, 1968

105612Willow Weep For Me (overdubbed version)
105613Portrait Of Jennie (overdubbed version)

Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965

105617Four On Six

Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Claus Ogerman, brass and woodwinds arranger.

"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965;
overdubs recorded NYC, October 8, 1968

105615Oh! You Crazy Moon (overdubbed version)

Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965

105618Impressions

Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Claus Ogerman, brass and woodwinds arranger.

"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965;
overdubs recorded NYC, October 8, 1968

105614Misty (overdubbed version)

** also released on Verve 314 589 486-2.

Wes Montgomery - The Small Group Recordings  (Verve VE-2-2513)

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 (1955-1966)  (Verve VE-2-2514)

Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

"Half Note", NYC, June, 1965

Blues On Purpose

Wynton Kelly Trio, 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

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' Works
Four On Six

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 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 (mistitled as The Theme)

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

Impressions
Mi Cosa
No Blues

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

The Theme (as Alan Grant Talks)

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

No Blues (incomplete)

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

Donald Byrd, Danny Moore, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, piccolo; Romeo Penque, tenor sax, flute, clarinet, English horn, oboe, piccolo; Dan Bank, baritone sax, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet; Bob Ashton, sax, clarinet, flute; Herbie Hancock, Roger Kellaway, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Sol Gubin, Grady Tate, drums; Candido, congas; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 20, 1965

65VK547Goin' Out Of My Head
65VK548Boss City

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965

65VK580Naptown Blues
65VK581End Of A Love Affair
65VK582Twisted Blues
65VK583Golden Earrings
65VK584Chim Chim Cheree (From Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins")
65VK585O Morro (Nao Tem Vez)
65VK586It Was A Very Good Year

1966

Wes Montgomery - Tequila  (Verve V/V6-8653)

George Devens, vibes; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; + 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; Claus Ogerman, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966

66VK298Midnight Mood
66VK299Bumpin' On Sunset
66VK300What The World Needs Now Is Love
66VK301Little Child (Daddy Dear)
66VK302How Insensitive (Insensatez)
The Big Hurt

Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966

66VK303The Thumb
66VK304Tequila

** also released on Verve (J) J33J 25068, 314 547 769-2.

Wynton Kelly Trio, Wes Montgomery - Smokin' In Seattle: Live At The Penthouse  (Resonance Records HCD-2029)

Wynton Kelly, piano; Ron McClure, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; with Wes Montgomery, guitar.

"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, April 14 & 21, 1966

Jingles
What's New
Blues In F
West Coast Blues
O Morro Nao Tem Vez
Oleo

** originally released as Resonance Records HLP-9029.

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

Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, James Nottingham, trumpet; Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous, trombone; James Buffington, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Walter Kane, bassoon, clarinet, tenor sax; Ray Beckenstein, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Stan Webb, alto, baritone sax, English horn, clarinet; Jack Jennings, vibes, castanets, scratches; Herbie Hancock, piano; Al Casamenti, Wes Montgomery, Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Ray Barretto, Grady Tate, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1966

101169California Dreaming

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1966

101170Green Peppers
101171South Of The Border

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966

101172Oh You Crazy Moon
101173More, More, Amor
101174Winds Of Barcelona
101175Sun Down
101176Mr. Walker

Jack Jennings, vibes; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Ray Barretto, Grady Tate, percussion.

101177Sunny
101178Without You

** also released on Verve (J) J33J 25006, 827 842-2.

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

Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, James Nottingham, trumpet; Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous, trombone; James Buffington, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Walter Kane, bassoon, clarinet, tenor sax; Ray Beckenstein, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Stan Webb, alto, baritone sax, English horn, clarinet; Jack Jennings, vibes, castanets, scratches; Herbie Hancock, piano; Al Casamenti, Wes Montgomery, Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Ray Barretto, Grady Tate, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966

101175Sun Down (alternate take)

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

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Richard Hixon, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, trombone; Jerome Richardson, tenor, alto flute, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, alto flute; Bob Ashton, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Danny Bank, baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute; Phil Woods, sax, clarinet; Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, percussion; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.

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, tenor, alto flute, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, alto flute; Bob Ashton, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Danny Bank, baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute; Phil Woods, sax, clarinet; Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966

101191Down By The Riverside
101194Night Train

Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966

101290Baby, It's Cold Outside
101293James And Wes

** also released on Verve 821 577-2, (J) J33J 25016, 314 521 445-2.

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

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Jerome Richardson, tenor, alto flute, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, alto flute; Bob Ashton, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Danny Bank, baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute; Phil Woods, sax, clarinet; Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966

101193Milestones

Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966

101288OGD
101289Call Me
101291Maybe September
101292Mellow Mood
101294King Of The Road

** also released on Verve 314 519 802-2.

Leonard Feather - Encyclopedia Of Jazz (In The Sixties), Volume One: The Blues  (Verve V/V6-8677)

Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, percussion.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966

101288OGD (alternative take)

1967

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

Ray Alonge, French horn; George Marge, Romeo Penque, Joe Soldo, Stan Webb, bass flute; Phil Bodner, Stan Webb, 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, Jack Jennings, Joe Wohletz, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 7, 8 & 26, 1967

A Day In The Life
Watch What Happens
When A Man Loves A Woman
California Nights
Angel
Eleanor Rigby
Willow Weep For Me
Windy
Trust In Me
The Joker

** also released on A&M SP-3001, SP-9-3001.

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

Ray Alonge, French horn; George Marge, Romeo Penque, Joe Soldo, Stan Webb, bass flute; Phil Bodner, Stan Webb, 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, Jack Jennings, Joe Wohletz, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 7, 8 & 26, 1967

Up And At It (as Switchin')
Hello Young Lovers

Hubert Laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque, flute, oboe; Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin, violin; Emanuel Vardi, viola; George Ricci, cello; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Herbie Hancock, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, Bobby Rosengarden, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 20 & 21, 1967 & January 22 & 26, 1968

Pata Pata
Butterfly

Bernie Glow, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise, trombone; James Buffington, French horn; Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond, George Marge, flute; Don Ashworth, Harvey Estrin, Shelley Grushkin, Don Hammond, Bernard Krainis, Eric Leber, Morris Newman, Stan Webb, recorder; Don Ashworth, Stan Webb, oboe; Walter Kane, Morris Newman, bassoon; Stan Webb, 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, Jack Jennings, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 8, 1968

My Favorite Things

** also released on A&M 314 540 519-2 entitled "Greatest Hits".

Wes Montgomery - Down Here On The Ground  (A&M LP-2006)

Hubert Laws, George Marge, Romeo Penque, flute, oboe; Gene Orloff, Raoul Poliakin, violin; Emanuel Vardi, viola; George Ricci, cello; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Herbie Hancock, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, Bobby Rosengarden, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor #1-3,5-8,10; Eumir Deodato, arranger, conductor #4,9.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 20 & 21, 1967 & January 22 & 26, 1968

1.Wind Song
2.Georgia On My Mind
3.The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener
4.Down Here On The Ground
5.Up And At It
6.Goin' On To Detroit
7.I Say A Little Prayer For You
8.When I Look In Your Eyes
9.Know It All
10.The Fox

** also released on A&M SP-3006, SP-9-3006.

1968 (aged 45)

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

Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond, flute; Don Ashworth, Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond, Bernard Krainis, recorder; Don Ashworth, oboe; Walter Kane, bassoon; Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove, violin; Emanuel Vardi, viola; George Ricci, cello; Hank Jones, harpsichord; Herbie Hancock, Hank Jones, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, Grady Tate, drums; Don Sebesky, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 7, 1968

Fly Me To The Moon
Yesterday
I'll Be Back
Scarborough Fair

Bernie Glow, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise, trombone; James Buffington, French horn; Harvey Estrin, Don Hammond, George Marge, flute; Don Ashworth, Harvey Estrin, Shelley Grushkin, Don Hammond, Bernard Krainis, Eric Leber, Morris Newman, Stan Webb, recorder; Don Ashworth, Stan Webb, oboe; Walter Kane, Morris Newman, bassoon; Stan Webb, 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, Jack Jennings, percussion; Don Sebesky, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 8, 1968

Road Song
Greensleeves
Green Leaves Of Summer
Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Don Ashworth, George Marge, Stan Webb, flute; Eric Leber, Morris Newman, recorder; Don Ashworth, George Marge, Stan Webb, oboe; Don Ashworth, English horn; Morris Newman, bassoon; Don Ashworth, George Marge, Stan Webb, clarinet; Bernard Eichen, Charles Libove, violin; Emanuel Vardi, viola; George Ricci, cello; Eric Leber, harpsichord; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Don Sebesky, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1968

Serene

** also released on A&M SP-9-3012.