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Four Wes Montgomery Videos

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I had a craving for Wes Montgomery yesterday: those thick low notes, that swinging right thumb, rhythmic chords, octave solo style and cool demeanor. So today I thought I'd share with you what I watched—four fabulous Montgomery videos...

Here's That Rainy Day in London in 1965 backed by Stan Tracey (piano), Rick Laird (bass) and Jackie Dougan (drums) on a TV show called Tempo



Here's California Nights and Windy in 1968, featuring Buddy Montgomery (p), Monk Montgomery (b), Billy Hart (d) and Elvin Bunn (conga)...



Here's Montgomery playing End of a Love Affair in Holland in 1965 backed by Pim Jacobs (p), Ruud Jacobs (b) and Han Bennink (d)...



Here's Montgomery playing Twisted Blues in 1965 backed by  Harold Mabern (p), Arthur Harper (b) and Jimmy Lovelace (d)...

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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