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WES MONTGOMERY ON CD
1964 - 1966
THE VERVE YEARS

11&16/11/64 - Wes Montgomery - " Movin' Wes"


Wes Montgomery (g); Bobby Scott (p); Grady Tate (d); Willie Bobo (perc;

Plus Brass section arranged and conducted by Johnny Pate.

Verve CD 810 045-2

 

Caravan
People
Movin' Wes Pt. I
Moca Flor
Matchmaker
Movin' Wes Pt. II
The Phoenix Love Theme
Theodora
In And Out
Born To Be Blue
West Coast Blues

12/2/65 - New York - Wes Montgomery - "Stretchin' Out Live"


Wes Montgomery (g); Harold Mabern (p); Arthur Harper (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d).

Suisa JZCD 378; Definitive DRCD 11224. Possibly Nov 1965


Caravan
Round Midnight
Four On Six
Here's That Rainy Day

12 + 19/2/65 - Half Note Broadcasts

 

Wes Montgomery (g); Wynton Kelly (p); Ron Carter (b 1-3); Larry Ridley (b 4-11); Jimmy Cobb (d).

 Jazz on Jazz 244555. Possibly Nov 1965

 

Impressions

Mi Cosa

Blues #1

Birk's Works

Laura

Cariba

Blues #2

Four on Six

Blues #3

All The Things You Are

I Remember You

25/3/65 - TV Broadcast, BBC Jazz 625, London


Wes Montgomery (g); Harold Mabern (p); Arthur Harper (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d); Johnny Griffin (ts) **.

JazzShots DVD 2869089


West Coast Blues (Theme)

Yesterdays

Jingles

'Round Midnight

Twisted Blues

Full House

West Coast Blues (Theme)

The following were broadcast but have not been issued on CD/DVD. Audio Tape exists.

Impressions

The Girl Next Door

Four on Six

Here's That Rainy Day

The Trick Bag

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27/3/65 - Paris - Wes Montgomery Quartet - "Impressions"


Wes Montgomery (g); Harold Mabern (p); Arthur Harper (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d).

CD Resonance HCD-2032; CD JICL 89228 9 (Japan) ("Solitude")


Four On Six
Wes' Rhythm
Impressions
To When


27/3/65 - Paris - Wes Montgomery Quartet - "Solitude"


Wes Montgomery (g); Harold Mabern (p); Arthur Harper (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d); Johnny Griffin (ts) **

CD Resonance HCD-2032; CD JICL 89228 9 (Japan) ("Solitude")


Jingles (Mr. Walker)
To Django (The Girl Next Door)
Here's That Rainy Day
Round Midnight **

27/3/65 - Paris - Wes Montgomery Quartet - "Live In Paris"


Wes Montgomery (g); Harold Mabern (p); Arthur Harper (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d); Johnny Griffin (ts) **.

CD Resonance HCD-2032; France Concert FCD 108


Full House **
Jingles
Twisted Blues
Blue'n'Boogie **/ West Coast Blues

2/4/65 - Holland- Wes Montgomery - "Straight No Chaser"


Wes Montgomery (g); Clark Terry (tpt,fl); Pim Jacobs; Rob Franken* (p); Ruud Jacobs (b); Han Bennink (d).

Bandstand BDCD 1504


Straight No Chaser
Just Friends
In A Mellotone
Wes Got Rhythm
The Theme*

2/4/65 - Holland- Wes Montgomery 


Wes Montgomery (g);  Pim Jacobs; Rob Franken* (p); Ruud Jacobs (b); Han Bennink (d).

Jazz Icons DVD 


I Love Blues

Nica's Dream

The End of a Love Affair

Apr 4 1965 - Brussels, Belgium, Naxos Jazz Icons Video


Wes Montgomery (g); Harold Mabern (p); Arthur Harper (b); Jimmy Lovelace (d)

 

Impressions

Twisted Blues

Here's That Rainy Day

Jingles

The Girl Next Door.

April/May '65 - London - Wes Montgomery - "Body and Soul"


Wes Montgomery (g); Stan Tracey (p); Rick Laird (b); Ronnie Stephenson (d);

Recorded live at Ronnie Scott's club, London May 1965. Jazz House CD JHAS 604


Sonny Boy
Wes' Easy Blues
Solo Ballad in A (Mi Cosa)
Gone With The Wind
Broadway
Body And Soul
I'll Remember April
Here's That Rainy Day
Words From Wes

Unissued tracks:

Al The Things You Are

Unknown Title (Tune Up)

Four On Six

Polka Dots and Moonbeams

April 28/30 1965 - Hamburg - Wes Montgomery - "Live In Europe"


Wes Montgomery (g); Martial Solal (p); Michel Gaudry (b); Ronnie Stephenson (d; Johnny Griffin (ts); Hans Koller (ts);

Ronnie Scott (ts); Ronnie Ross (bs). Jazzline D 77078 (CD/DVD); CD Philology W 97-2; *Definitive DRCD 11224.

 

Rehearsal:

Blue Grass

On Green Dolphin Street

Blue Monk

Last of the Wine

West Coast Blues

Concert:

 

West Coast Blues

Four on Six*

Last of the Wine

Here's That Rainy Day*
Blue Grass

Blue Monk*

The Leopard Walks

Twisted Blues*

West Coast Blues
 

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May '65 - ITV Studios, London


Wes Montgomery (g);  Stan Tracey (p), Rick Laird (b), Jackie Dougan (d)

Jazz Icons DVD 


Four On Six

Full House

Here's That Rainy Day

Twisted Blues

West Coast Blues

1965 - New York - Wes Montgomery - "Live At The Half Note"


Wes Montgomery (g); Wynton Kelly (p); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d)
WABC FM Radio. Unissued. Audio Tape exists.


Cherokee
The Song Is You
Angel Eyes
Star Eyes
Four On Six
Oh, You Crazy Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi1lKXFyeQk&t=11s

16-20/5/65 - New Jersey - Wes Montgomery - "Bumpin'"


Wes Montgomery (g); Roger Kellaway (p); Bob Cranshaw (b); Grady Tate (d); Candido Camero (conga).

Plus string section arranged and conducted by Don Sebesky. Verve CD 539 062-2


Bumpin'
Tear It Down
A Quiet Thing
Con Alma
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Mi Cosa
Here's That Rainy Day
Musty
My One And Only Love
Just Walkin'
Just Walkin' (Alt)

June/Sept/65 -NY- Wes Montgomery - "Smokin' At The Half Note"


Wes Montgomery (g); Wynton Kelly (p); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d).

Verve CD POCJ 1902(Japan); Verve CD J33J 25011(Japan)*


No Blues
If You Could See Me Now
Willow Weep For Me
Impressions
Portrait of Jennie
Surrey With the Fringe on Top (edited)
Oh, You Crazy Moon
Four On Six
Misty
Unit 7*
What's New*

June/Sept/65-New York - Wes Montgomery - "Willow Weep For Me"


Wes Montgomery (g); Wynton Kelly (p); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d). Verve V68765. *Verve CD 521 690-2.


Willow Weep For Me (added strings)
Impressions
Portrait Of Jennie (added strings)
Surrey With The Fringe On Top (edited)
Surrey With The Fringe On Top (reconstructed)*
Oh, You Crazy Moon (added strings)
Four On Six
Misty (added strings)

December 1965 - New Jersey - Wes Montgomery - "Goin' Out Of My Head"


Wes Montgomery (g); Herbie Hancock (p) or Roger Kellaway (p); Grady Tate (d) or Sol Gubin (d); George Duvivier (b).

Plus Brass section arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson. Verve CD 825 676-2


Goin' Out Of My Head
Once I Loved
Boss City
Chim Chim Cheree
Naptown Blues
Twisted Blues
End Of A Love Affair
It Was A Very Good Year
Golden Earrings

Feb 1966 - Broadcast - Detroit

Wes Montgomery(g), Matt Michaels(p), Dan Pliskow(b), Art Mardigan(dr)

Unissued - Tape exists.

Autumn Leaves

Misty

March and May 1966 - New Jersey - Wes Montgomery - "Tequila"


Wes Montgomery (g); George Devens (vib); Ron Carter (b); Grady Tate (d); Ray Barretto (conga).

Plus String section arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman. Verve CD 831 671-2


Tequila
Tequila alt.
Little Child
What The World Needs Now
The Big Hurt
The Big Hurt alt.
Bumpin' On Sunset
Bumpin' On Sunset alt.
How Insensitive
The Thumb
Midnight Mood
Wives And Lovers

April 14-21 1966 Seattle - Wes Montgomery + Wynton Kelly - Smokin' In Seattle
Wes Montgomery* (g); Wynton Kelly (p); Ron McClure (b); Jimmy Cobb (d). Live at The Penthouse, Seattle.
Resonance Records HCD-2029
There Is No Greater Love
Not A Tear
JIngles*
What's New*
Blues In F  (Naptown Blues)*
Sir John
If You Could See Me Now
West Coast Blues*
O Morro (Once I Loved)*
Oleo*

Sept 14-16 1966 - New Jersey - Wes Montgomery - "California Dreamin'"


Wes Montgomery (g); Al Casamenti (g); Bucky Pizzarelli (g); Herbie Hancock (p); Richard Davies (b);

Grady Tate (d); Ray Barretto (conga). Plus Brass and Woodwinds arranged and conducted

by Don Sebesky. Verve CD 827 842-2


California Dreamin'
Sun Down
Oh You Crazy Moon
More And More Amor
Without You
Winds Of Barcelona
Sunny
Sunny alt.
Green Peppers
Mr. Walker
South Of The Border

Sept.1966 - New Jersey - Wes Montgomery - "The Dynamic Duo"


Wes Montgomery (g); Jimmy Smith (org); Grady Tate (d); Ray Barretto (conga).

*Plus Brass and Woodwinds arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson. Verve CD 821 577-2


Down By The Riverside*
Night Train*
James And Wes
13 (Death March)*
Baby It's Cold Outside

Sept.1966 - New Jersey - Wes Montgomery - "Further Adventures"


Wes Montgomery (g); Jimmy Smith (org); Grady Tate (d); Ray Barretto (conga). Verve CD 519 802-2,  521690-2*,

521855-2**


King Of The Road
Maybe September
O.G.D.(Road Song)
O.G.D.(Road Song)alt.**
Call Me
Milestones
Mellow Mood
Round Midnight*

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