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  1. Label: Riverside Records - 12RCD • Format: 12x, CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings (, CD) | Discogs Explore5/5(2).
  2. The recordings that made Montgomery a household name in jazz circles, and brought the styles of Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt into the modern age. Includes Wes' only live Riverside date, with 49 (!) unreleased/alternate takes and a page booklet. tracks on /5(16).
  3. Wes Montgomery recorded exclusively for the Riverside label during the four years covered by this massive CD box set and, although his later albums for Verve and particularly the pop/jazz A&M dates sold many more copies, it is from his Riverside dates that his legacy was primarily formed. Virtually unknown at the time of his debut on Riverside, Montgomery soon became a major influence whose 10/
  4. Considered Wes Montgomery's best creative period, Riverside had the luxury of compiling a great guitarist's legacy into a beautiful single package. My only issue is that, unfortunately for economizing and keeping the CDs too a minimum, the tracks are sandwiched together from album to album/5(16).
  5. History. Portrait of Wes was one of Wes Montgomery's two last recordings for Riverside Records, his performances in October and November being issued as two albums, Portrait of Wes and Guitar on the Go which was the last official Montgomery album under his Riverside contract. Montgomery, who had worked with Melvin Rhyne for his first recordings for Riverside worked with him again for his Genre: Jazz.
  6. May 03,  · Wes Montgomery was a very consistent artist, so one will not find many mediocre recordings in his oeuvre. Nevertheless, there are particular highpoints: "SO MUCH GUITAR" () features a good mixture of tunes and an interesting group consisting of Hank Jones, Lex Humphries, a young Ron Carter on bass and the congas of the popular sideman Ray /5(16).
  7. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Wes Montgomery - The Complete Riverside Recordings at Discogs. Complete your Wes Montgomery collection.
  8. Mar 25,  · Considered Wes Montgomery's best creative period, Riverside had the luxury of compiling a great guitarist's legacy into a beautiful single package. My only issue is that, unfortunately for economizing and keeping the CDs too a minimum, the tracks are sandwiched together from album to album/5(16).

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