Wes Montgomery

And the Billy Taylor Trio (LHJ 10211)

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And the Billy Taylor Trio

Wes Montgomery

Lone Hill Jazz


LHJ 112555

LHJ 10211



And the Billy Taylor Trio

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CD 10,73 €

This release includes two rare sessions led by West Montgomery in 1963 and 1965. The first date was recorded in New York on November 1963 . The second group of tunes was recorded live during his triumphal European tour in the spring of 1965, with a completely different line-up.

The first 8 tracks features the solid drumming of Montgomery's long-time contemporary Grady Tate as well as the tasteful playing of pianist Billy Taylor. The group is rounded out by bassist Ben Tucker Then comes a special guest appearance by jazz vocal giant Joe Williams on the next 8 tracks with the same outstanding quartet. The last 4 titles include the participation of the exceptional guest star, Clark Terry on trumpet, with accompaniment by a local rhythm section.

There Will Never Be Another You / The More I See You / A Grand Night For Swinging / A Bientôt / Capricious / Body And Soul / Paraphrase / Freedom / Let’s Make Most of A Beautiful Thing / More Than Likely / Have A Good Time / Until I Met You [Cornet Pocket] / I Won't Cry Anymore / S'posin' / All My Life / Alone Together / Straight No Chaser / Just Friends / In A Mellow Tone/ Wes Got Rhythm

Total time: 79:50 min