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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.: 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 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.: 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 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 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 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 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 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 #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 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. 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, 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

Wes Montgomery

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 TrotterResonance Records HLP-9014
2.Carlena's Blues-
3.Smooth Evening-
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

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 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.
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 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 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 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 #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, vibes; 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 sax; 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)

Wes Montgomery / The Montgomery Brothers Quintet

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 SaleColumbia FC 38509
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.
-Resonance Records HLP-9014
Leila-
Blues-
Undecided-
Far Wes-
* Columbia FC 38509   Various Artists - Almost Forgotten-Various Artists - Instrumentalists
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

1956

Wes Montgomery

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 GoneResonance Records HLP-9014
Brazil-
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

Wes Montgomery

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 RhythmResonance Records HLP-9014
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-
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

Wes Montgomery

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 BluesResonance Records HLP-9014
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

Wes Montgomery

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'sResonance Records HLP-9014
I Should Care-
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

Wes Montgomery

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 MoonResonance Records HLP-9014
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

1957

The Montgomery Brothers And 5 Others

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 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'

Wes Montgomery

Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson, tenor sax; Wes Montgomery, guitar; and others.
"C&C Music Lounge", Chicago, IL, 1957
All The Things You AreResonance Records HLP-9014
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

Wes Montgomery

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 DanceResonance Records HLP-9011
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)-
* Resonance Records HLP-9011, HCD-2011   Wes Montgomery - Echoes Of Indiana Avenue

1958

Wes Montgomery - Harold Land Quintet

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

Wes Montgomery

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 WindsResonance Records HLP-9014
2.Robbins' Nest-
3.A Night In Tunisia-
* Resonance Records HLP-9014, HCD-2014   Wes Montgomery - In The Beginning

1959

Wes Montgomery Featuring The Eddie Higgins Trio

Eddie Higgins, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; unknown, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.
live in Indianapolis, IN, January 18, 1959
Give Me The Simple LifeResonance Records HLP-9018
Prelude To A Kiss-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Li'L Darling-
Ruby, My Dear-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
* Resonance Records HLP-9018, HCD-2018   Wes Montgomery Featuring The Eddie Higgins Trio - One Night In Indy

Wes Montgomery Quintet

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 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 (as 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 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 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 And The All-Soul Rhythm Section

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
TerrainJazzland JLP 20; Riverside 12RCD-4408-2
Compulsion-
* Jazzland JLP 20, JLP 920S; 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 And The All-Soul Rhythm Section

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; 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 920S; 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 sax; Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; 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 sax; Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; 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 bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
San Francisco, CA, July, 1960
Lover ManFantasy LP 3308
Jingles-
D-Natural Blues (as Monterey Blues)-
June In January-
Bud's Tune-
* Fantasy LP 3308, LP 8052   The Montgomery Brothers

Wes Montgomery Quintet

James Clay, tenor sax, flute #1-6,8-13; 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 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, vibes, 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, vibes, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
"Jorgie's Jazz Club", St. Louis, MO, August 19, 1961
All Of YouVGM Records VGM 0001
Heart Strings-
Summertime-
Back To Bach To Bock-
Stella By Starlight (mistitled as Starlight)VGM Records VGM 0008
'Round Midnight-
* VGM Records VGM 0001   Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies Jazz Club
* VGM Records VGM 0008   Wes Montgomery - Live At Jorgies And More

The Montgomery Brothers

Buddy Montgomery, vibes #1-8; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Paul Humphries, drums.
"The Cellar", Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 16, 1961
1.Jeannine (mistitled as 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 (mistitled as 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 sax; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, 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, 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)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, 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 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, vibes; 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, vibes; 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 sax #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 R-45475, 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 R-45475, 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
* Riverside R-45475   Wes Montgomery - Full House / Cariba

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 (as Movin' Along)Riverside RLP 492
3.Blues Riff (as Movin' Along) (alternate 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 (alternate take)Riverside 12RCD-4408-2; Milestone MCD-9298-2
DangerousRiverside RLP 492
Dangerous (alternate take)Riverside 12RCD-4408-2; Milestone MCD-9298-2
Yesterday's ChildRiverside RLP 492
Yesterday's Child (alternate 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 Records VGM 0001
2.More Than Likely-
3.Have A Good TimeProgram 50GH; Vantage (J) NOCD-5645
4.Until I' Met You-
5.I Won't Cry AnymoreProgram 51GH; Vantage (J) NOCD-5645
6.S'posin'-
7.All My LifeProgram 52GH; Vantage (J) NOCD-5645
8.Alone Together-
9.There Will Never Be Another YouProgram 49GH; VGM Records VGM 0001
10.The More I See You-
11.A Grand Night For Swingin'Program 50GH; Vantage (J) NOCD-5645
12.Afterthoughts-
13.CapriciousProgram 51GH; Vantage (J) NOCD-5645
14.Body And Soul-
15.ParaphraseProgram 52GH; Vantage (J) NOCD-5645
* Program 49GH   Various Artists - The Navy Swings
* VGM Records 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
* 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 sax; Bobby Scott, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Willie Bobo, percussion #4; Johnny Pate, arranger, conductor.
A&R Studios, NYC, November 11, 1964
1. 64VK525Matchmaker (aka Matchmaker, Matchmaker)Verve V/V6 8610, V6 8796
2. 64VK526PeopleVerve V/V6 8610
3. 64VK527Senza Fine (aka 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 sax; Bobby Scott, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Willie Bobo, percussion #3-5; Johnny Pate, arranger, conductor.
A&R Studios, 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.
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' (alternate 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 sax #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 (mistitled as Wes' Rhythm)-
3.Impressions-
4.To Wane (mistitled as To When)-
5.Jingles (mistitled as Mr. Walker)BYG (J) YX-4016/17; Affinity (E) AFF 18
6.The Girl Next Door (mistitled as To Django)-
7.Here's That Rainy Day-
8.'Round Midnight-
9.Full HouseFrance's Concert (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
* France's Concert (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 (mistitled as There's That Rainy Day)-
Jingles-
The Girl Next Door (mistitled as 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, Netherlands, April 2, 1965
Opus Caprice (mistitled as 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 (mistitled as 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 (mistitled as 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
1. 65VK338Mi Cosa (aka 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.
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 (mistitled as 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 (as 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 sax, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, piccolo; Romeo Penque, tenor sax, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet; Bob Ashton, sax, 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.
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 sax, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute, piccolo; Romeo Penque, tenor sax, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet; Bob Ashton, sax, 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.
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 (aka 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, vibes #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.
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 (aka Daddy Dear)Verve V/V6 8653, V6 8796
6. 66VK302How Insensitive (aka Insensatez)Verve VK 145, V/V6 8653, V6 8757, V/V6 8714, 2V6S 8813
7. 71L2698Bumpin' On Sunset (alternate take)Verve V6 8804, 2V6S 8813
8.The Big HurtVerve V/V6 8653, V6 8757
9. 71L2696The Big Hurt (alternate 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.
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 (alternate 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 Wynton Kelly Trio

Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar #3-5,8-10; Ron McClure, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, April 14 & 21, 1966
1.There Is No Greater LoveResonance Records HLP-9029
2.Not A Tear-
3.Jingles-
4.What's New-
5.Blues In F-
6.Sir John-
7.If You Could See Me Now-
8.West Coast Blues-
9.O Morro Nao Tem Vez-
10.Oleo-
* Resonance Records HLP-9029, HCD-2029   Wynton Kelly Trio, Wes Montgomery - Smokin' In Seattle - Live At The Penthouse

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 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; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.
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 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; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
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 sax #1-6; Ray Beckenstein, alto sax, flute, piccolo #1-6; Stan Webb, alto, baritone sax, English horn, clarinet #1-6; Jack Jennings, vibes, castanets, scratches #1-6, vibes #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.
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 (alternate take)Metro (F) 2355008
6. 101176Mr. WalkerVerve VK 10489, V/V6 8672, 2V6S 8813
7. 101177SunnyVerve V/V6 8672
8. 71L2697Sunny (alternate 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 sax, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Bob Ashton, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Danny Bank, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.
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 sax, clarinet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Bob Ashton, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Danny Bank, baritone sax, bass 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 RiversideVerve V/V6 8678
101194Happy-Go-Lucky Local (aka 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.
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.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101288O.G.D. (aka Road Song)Verve V/V6 8677, V6 8766
-O.G.D. (aka Road Song) (alternate 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

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 LifeA&M LP-2001, 865, 8532, CD 2520
Watch What HappensA&M LP-2001, 883
When A Man Loves A WomanA&M LP-2001, CD 2520
California Nights-
AngelA&M LP-2001
Eleanor RigbyA&M LP-2001, CD 2520
Willow Weep For MeA&M LP-2001
WindyA&M LP-2001, 883, 8532, CD 2520
Trust In MeA&M LP-2001, 1187
The Joker-
Up And At It (as Switchin')A&M CD 2520
Hello Young Lovers-
* A&M LP-2001, SP-3001, SP-9-3001   Wes Montgomery - A Day In The Life
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Volume 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits
* A&M 865   Wes Montgomery - A Day In The Life, Part 1 & 2
* A&M 8532   Wes Montgomery - Windy / A Day In The Life, Part 1
* A&M 883   Wes Montgomery - Windy / Watch What Happens
* A&M 1187   Wes Montgomery - The Joker / Trust In Me

Wes Montgomery

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 #1-3,5-8,10-12; Eumir Deodato, arranger, conductor #4,9.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 20 & 21, 1967 & January 22 & 26, 1968
1.Wind SongA&M LP-2006, 916, 8533, CD 2520
2.Georgia On My MindA&M LP-2006, 940, 8533, CD 2520
3.The Other Man's Grass Is Always GreenerA&M LP-2006
4.Down Here On The GroundA&M LP-2006, CD 2520
5.Up And At ItA&M LP-2006
6.Goin' On To DetroitA&M LP-2006, 916
7.I Say A Little Prayer For YouA&M LP-2006, 940, CD 2520
8.When I Look In Your EyesA&M LP-2006
9.Know It AllA&M LP-2006, CD 2520
10.The FoxA&M LP-2006
11.Pata PataA&M CD 2520
12.Butterfly-
* A&M LP-2006, SP-3006, SP-9-3006   Wes Montgomery - Down Here On The Ground
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Volume 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits
* A&M 916   Wes Montgomery - Wind Song / Goin' On To Detroit
* A&M 8533   Wes Montgomery - Wind Song / Georgia On My Mind
* A&M 940   Wes Montgomery - Georgia On My Mind / I Say A Little Prayer For You

1968 (aged 45)

Wes Montgomery

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 MoonA&M SP-3012, 1008, CD 2520
YesterdayA&M SP-3012, CD 2520
I'll Be BackA&M SP-3012
Scarborough FairA&M SP-3012, CD 2520
* A&M SP-3012, SP-9-3012   Wes Montgomery - Road Song
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Volume 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits
* A&M 1008   Wes Montgomery - Where Have All The Flowers Gone / Fly Me To The Moon

Wes Montgomery

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 SongA&M SP-3012, CD 2520
GreensleevesA&M SP-3012
Green Leaves Of Summer-
Where Have All The Flowers GoneA&M SP-3012, 1008, CD 2520
My Favorite ThingsA&M CD 2520
* A&M SP-3012, SP-9-3012   Wes Montgomery - Road Song
* A&M CD 2520   Wes Montgomery - Classics, Volume 22
= A&M 314 540 519-2   Wes Montgomery - Greatest Hits
* A&M 1008   Wes Montgomery - Where Have All The Flowers Gone / Fly Me To The Moon

Wes Montgomery

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

The Montgomery Brothers

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