Results for "Boss Guitar"
Label: Fantasy Jazz
Track listing: 1. Besame Mucho (Skylar/Velazquez) - 6:32 2. Dearly Beloved (Kern/Mercer) - 4:52 3. Days of Wine and Roses (Mancini/Mercer) - 3:48 4. The Trick Bag (Montgomery) - 4:27 5. Canadian Sunset (Gimbel/Heywood) - 5:07 6. Fried Pies (Montgomery) - 6:47 7. The Breeze and I (Lecuona/Stillman) - 4:11 8. For Heaven's Sake (Bretton/Edwards/Meyer) - 4:42 9. Besame Mucho (Skylar/Velazquez) - 6:27 10. Fried Pies (Montgomery) - 6:38
by Kurt Gottschalk
Wes Montgomery recorded Boss Guitar at age 38, near the end of his acclaimed Riverside years and just five years before his death. While the records that followed would give him some radio hits (and lose him some fans), the 1963 session was a time when he really could make the bold claim of the album’s ...
by David Rickert
Wes Montgomery’s first recordings as a leader for Riverside featured the popular organ-guitar-drums line-up, a configuration that he later abandoned for the better part of his stint with the label. Although organ jazz was quite a cash cow at the time, Montgomery was firmly rooted in bop, more eager to see what he could do with ...