Personnel: Wes Montgomery: guitar; Harold Mabern: piano; Arthur Harper: bass; Jimmy Lovelace: drums; Johnny Griffin: tenor saxophone (2-2, 2-3, 2-4). Title: In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording Year Released: 2018 Record Label: Resonance Records. Mark Werlin's Notable Hi-Res Releases in 2018. In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording by Maurizio Comandini. Wes Montgomery In Paris by Franz A. Matzner. In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording by C. Michael Bailey. One Night in Indy by C.
Personnel: Wes Montgomery: guitar; Harold Mabern: piano; Arthur Harper: bass; Jimmy Lovelace: drums; Johnny Griffin: tenor saxophone (2-2, 2-3, 2-4).
First official release of Wes Montgomery's one and only concert in Paris, France on March 27, 1965 at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. Second Resonance release in partnership with France's National Audio-visual Institute (INA) with remastered high-resolution audio transferred directly from the original tapes. Recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, France on March 27, 1965
TITLE added to MP3 cart. In Paris: The Definitive Ortf Recording. It may seem sacrilege to put any live album on the level of "Smokin' At The Half-Note", but I believe it is just as great. Wes used a different lineup for this tour from the Wynton Kelley Group he would use after returning to the States, but the band is absolutely stunning. With Harold Mabern on piano, Arthur Harper on bass and drummer Jimmy Lovelace, along with a few guest solos by sax player Johnny Griffin, every person plays brilliantly.
Montgomery joined them for a recording session in 1957 that included Freddie Hubbard. Some of the songs were released by Pacific Jazz on the album The Montgomery Brothers and Five Others, while others showed up on Fingerpickin' (Pacific Jazz, 1958) He worked as a welder during the day to support his wife and six kids, then performed at two clubs at night until well into the morning. 2017 In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording (Resonance). With Buddy Montgomery and Monk Montgomery. 1958 The Montgomery Brothers and Five Others (Pacific Jazz).
In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording captures jazz guitar legend Wes Montgomery on his only tour of Europe on the night of March 27, 1965 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, France. The first official release of this legendary concert, In Paris is being released in partnership with the Institutnational de l'audiovisuel (INA) with remastered, high-resolution audio transferred directly from the original tape reels
Wes In Paris CD Cover. In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording is a double album recorded on March 27, 1965 during Montgomery's first and only concert in the City of Light. First released on vinyl last November, it will be released digitally and as a 2-CD set on January 26. Wes appears alongside pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Arthur Harper and drummer Jimmy Lovelace, with special guest Johnny Griffin on tenor sax. As guitarist Russell Malone says in the superb notes that accompany any Resonance release: "This man is on some other stuff here from Paris! He stretched out, chorus after.
In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording.
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