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Wynton Kelly Trio & Wes Montgomery: Smokin' At The Half Note

Wynton Kelly Trio & Wes Montgomery: Smokin' At The Half Note

Analogue Productions  CVRJ 8633 SA

Stereo Hybrid

Jazz


Wynton Kelly (piano)
Wes Montgomery (guitar)
Paul Chambers (bass)
Jimmy Cobb (drums)


Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound from the original master tapes to vinyl and PCM. The DSD was sourced from the PCM. George listened to all of the different A/D converters he had before he chose which to use, and he felt the George Massenburg GML 20 bit A/D produced the best and most synergistic sound for the project.

A Tremendously Important Historic Jazz Record That Pairs Guitar Virtuoso Wes Montgomery With Miles Davis' Rhythm Section - Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb

This is timeless music that has inspired innumerable jazz guitarists and aficionados. In fact, jazz guitar great Pat Metheny has said, "I learned to play listening to Wes Montgomery's Smokin' At The Half Note." Metheny additionally said that the solo on "If You Could See Me Now" is his favorite of all time.

This legendary session was recorded at a New York nightclub. It captures Montgomery at the height of his improvisational powers. Many consider it the best performance on record by one of the most inventive guitarists in jazz history.

Highlights include the Miles Davis opener, "No Blues" and the following track, Tadd Dameron's "If You Could See Me Now." And the album's versions of "Unit 7" and "Four On Six" have helped to establish these songs as jazz standards.

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1. No Blues
2. If You Could See Me Now
3. Unit 7
4. Four On Six
5. What's New