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Analogue Productions

Wynton Kelly Trio / Wes Montgomery – Smokin' At The Half Note

$120.00

Analogue Productions

Wynton Kelly Trio / Wes Montgomery – Smokin' At The Half Note

$120.00

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This is timeless music that has inspired innumerable jazz guitarists and aficionados. In fact, jazz guitar great Pat Metheny has said, "I learned to play listening to Wes Montgomery's Smokin' At The Half Note." Metheny additionally said that the solo on "If You Could See Me Now" is his favorite of all time.

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This legendary session was recorded at a New York nightclub. It captures Montgomery at the height of his improvisational powers. Many consider it the best performance on record by one of the most inventive guitarists in jazz history.

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Highlights include the Miles Davis opener, "No Blues" and the following track, Tadd Dameron's "If You Could See Me Now." And the album's versions of "Unit 7" and "Four On Six" have helped to establish these songs as jazz standards. – Acoustic Sounds

Label: Analogue Productions – AP-8633, Verve Records – V6-8633, Universal Music Special Markets – B0018166-01

Series: Verve Reissues

Format: 2 x Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Album, Limited Edition, Numbered, Remastered, 200g

Country: US

Released: 2013

Genre: Jazz