Tag: Monk Montgomery

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

Jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery’s recording career was tragically cut short, thanks to his sudden death less than a decade after releasing his first solo album. This new two-disc set captures Montgomery and a host of musicians in various arrangements several years before he released his debut, and it’s a collection of a young talent in fine form well before the world knew his name.

Monk Montgomery: Reality (Big Break Records)

Bassist Monk Montgomery came from a family of four talented brothers; the four would make up a hot jazz combo called, rightly, The Montgomery Brothers. The most famous of the four was brother Wes; a successful guitarist, he helped to redefine the role of guitar as a featured instrument. His career was short-lived, as he… Read More ›