Wes Montgomery

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1968 Readers Poll

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    Craft Recordings has released a boxed set reissue of Thelonious Monk’s Brilliant Corners.

    Heaps of Craft

    Craft Recordings continues its deep-dive into jazz history with a slew of reissues featuring such brilliant artists as…

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    Montgomery praised guitarist Joe Pass for his tone and phrasing.

    Blindfold Test: Wes Montgomery

    Editor’s Note: This classic Blindfold Test by the celebrated jazz journalist Leonard Feather (1914–’94) features…

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    3 Smokin’ Offerings from Verve

    Verve/UMe’s Acoustic Sounds Series continues to deliver with a trio of great new albums and plenty more to come.

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    A Resonance collection of Wes Montgomery material uncovers more of the guitarist’s Midwest roots.

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    Back On Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings, an album of previously unreleased work by Wes Montgomery, is among the recordings being released Saturday for Record Store Day.

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    On June 29, the Impulse! label issued previously unreleased studio recordings by John Coltrane (left), Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner under the title Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album.

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    Harold Mabern (from left), Wes Montgomery, Arthur Harper and Jimmy Lovelace perform at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, France on March 27, 1965.

    Wes Gets Royal Treatment

    Guitarist Wes Montgomery’s legendary 1965 concert in Paris has been released under many titles, yet it had never been…

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    Arthur Harper (left), Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Lovelace and Johnny Griffin onstage in Paris on March 27, 1965.

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