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  1. Smokina in Seattle: Live at the PenthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsReview.com

    The music on this newly discovered CD seeks to build on the success of this group's 1965 LP, Smokin' at the Half Note - a disc that Pat Metheny called "the absolute greatest guitar album ever made" - and is aimed at completists who want as much pre-pop star Wes Montgomery as possible. The two sets on Smokin' in Seattle were aired a week apart on a Seattle radio station that broadcast 30 minutes of music from the Penthouse, a downtown jazz club.

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  2. B-3 organ great Caesar Frazier brings big comeback to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... of a friend. He found a thriving jazz scene that revolved around organists and guitarists. While the great Wes Montgomery, an Indianapolis native, had already passed on, Grant Green was still very much on the scene, as were B-3 masters Richard ...

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  3. Hot Air's Hot Picks for the Vancouver 2017 Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | CBC News

    ... with his long-time pianist Joey Calderazzo. Talented Vancouver-based guitarist Dave Sikula pays tribute to Wes Montgomery in a concert originally inspired by the popular "Jazz Legends Lost & Found" series held at the club earlier this year. ...

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  4. FESTIVAL: Jazz This Week: Chesterfield Jazz Festival, "Ballad of Atlantis," Denise Thimes, and MoreRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | All About Jazz

    ... and singer Erin Bode returns to Cyrano's. Friday, June 23 The Jazz Edge Big Band will offer a "Tribute to Wes Montgomery" featuring guest guitarists Eric Slaughter, Rick Haydon and Gregg Haynes at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Over on the other of ...

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  5. Jazz this week: Chesterfield Jazz Festival, 'Ballad of Atlantis,' Denise Thimes, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... ; and singer Erin Bode returns to Cyrano's . Friday, June 23 The Jazz Edge Big Band will offer a "Tribute to Wes Montgomery" featuring guest guitarists Eric Slaughter , Rick Haydon and Gregg Haynes at the Sheldon Concert Hall . Over on the other of ...

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  6. LIVE: Maurice Brown @ The Falcon, 6/4/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Nippertown!

    ... provided the color both on the B3 and the piano. Marcus Marchado provided the classic funky r&b jazzy Wes Montgomery-inflected chords, and when he was given a chance to stretch out, he made the most of it. Most of the music played was from The Mood ...

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  7. Jason's Last Day 1 RoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Stereophile

    ... a Red Book file of Ella and Louis doing what they did best. Control was excellent on both an LP of guitarist Wes Montgomery and the Wynton Kelly Trio's Smokin' At the Half Note and a hi-rez file of the first movement of Lou Harrison's Violin ...

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  8. Synthesizing Different Musical Styles in the Quest for Inspired ImprovisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... to an A5 chord. In bar 3, I begin with strummed octaves-a technique and musical device that Jimi Hendrix and Wes Montgomery used often as a means of presenting melodic ideas-and then I return to blues-flavored lines. The last note of bar 5 is B, the ...

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  9. New Live Album Spotlights Two Long-Lost Jazz GreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Houston Press

    Though jazzmen Wes Montgomery and Wynton Kelly both died relatively young at the ages of 45 and 39 , respectively, the impact they made on the genre belies the amount of time they spent performing and recording.

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  10. Bill Evans: Another Time: The Hilversum ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... of the Evans catalogue not to be missed. The first time I heard jazz guitar music it was coming from Wes Montgomery. Even though I was mostly a folk-rocker it made sense to me (even though I couldn't play like Wes). That was my first step into ...

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  11. Terry Gibbs: 92 Years Young: Jammin' At The Gibbs HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... that inevitable truth. Long may his mallets move. The first time I heard jazz guitar music it was coming from Wes Montgomery. Even though I was mostly a folk-rocker it made sense to me (even though I couldn't play like Wes). That was my first step ...

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  12. RECORDING: Pianist Dan Papirany Releases New Solo AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... and Voller at the Brisbane Jazz Club on July 8th. The first time I heard jazz guitar music it was coming from Wes Montgomery. Even though I was mostly a folk-rocker it made sense to me (even though I couldn't play like Wes). That was my first step ...

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  13. Wanna DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... use only; no other rights are granted or implied. The first time I heard jazz guitar music it was coming from Wes Montgomery. Even though I was mostly a folk-rocker it made sense to me (even though I couldn't play like Wes). That was my first step ...

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  14. View Matt Richards's All About Jazz profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | All About Jazz

    The first time I heard jazz guitar music it was coming from Wes Montgomery. Even though I was mostly a folk-rocker it made sense to me .

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  15. Blue Beatles - Mick Kolassa / Mark Telesca And OrganissimoRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... been afraid to take stylistic chances, not that an organ-guitar jazz trio interpretation is that farfetched. Wes Montgomery, Grant Green, and Larry Young all played the Beatles, often in real time. Here, puts together a recital of Fab Four favorites ...

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  16. Wes Montgomery and the Wynton Kelly Trio - Smokin' in Seattle:...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

    Guitarist Wes Montgomery had joined in with the The Wynton Kelly Trio once before, creating one of the most famous jazz guitar albums, Smokin' at the Half Note in 1965. This sees a reprise of that effort with Montgomery sitting in with pianist Kelly, with Rod McLure on bass and Jimmy Cobb on drums.

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  17. Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio - Smokin' in...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    After bringing some lost 50s Wes Montgomery recordings to light, Resonance Records has now presented Smokin' at the Half Note , redux. Recorded less than a year after those famous dates that perfectly captured what a force of nature Montgomery was in front of an audience, Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse is Montgomery once again paired with his erstwhile, virtual backing band The Wynton Kelly Trio for an engagement of nine, nightly gigs at a jazz club at the hub city of the Pacific Northwest.

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  18. Double bill of Sunday jazz & blues at the Moon in CleethorpesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | This Is Grimsby

    ... Nottingham and has performed with Darius Brubeck and for Robben Ford. Pat's influences include George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Larry Carlton and Wendy's include Diana Krall, Blossom Dearie, Shirley Horn and Tania Maria. Wendy and Pat met on ...

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  19. Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio: Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the PenthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... unheard, archival performances are so important. They add depth to the perspective. Such is the case with Wes Montgomery's Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966) , with the Trio. In the mid-1960s, before rock music completely took over, ...

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  20. Celebrate Mothera s Day with a great bookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... by local musicians! This month, it's Rich Severson and his quartet exploring the music of guitarist Wes Montgomery. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Woodward Park Regional Library. Details: 559-600-3135 .a Tween and Teen Activity Groups: For grades 3-6 ...

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