Smokin' at the Half Note [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Jim Smith
Smokin' at the Half Note is essential listening for anyone who wants to hear why Wes Montgomery's dynamic live shows were considered the pinnacle of his brilliant and incredibly influential guitar playing. Pat Metheny calls this "the absolute greatest jazz guitar album ever made," and with performances of this caliber "Unit 7" boasts one of the greatest guitar solos ever recorded, his statement is easily validated. Montgomery never played with more drive and confidence, and he's supported every step of the way by a genuinely smokin' Wynton Kelly Trio. [In 1998, Verve reissued the complete show on disc two of Impressions: The Verve Jazz Sides, although the scrambled track ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jim Smith
Smokin' at the Half Note is essential listening for anyone who wants to hear why Wes Montgomery's dynamic live shows were considered the pinnacle of his brilliant and incredibly influential guitar playing. Pat Metheny calls this "the absolute greatest jazz guitar album ever made," and with performances of this caliber "Unit 7" boasts one of the greatest guitar solos ever recorded, his statement is easily validated. Montgomery never played with more drive and confidence, and he's supported every step of the way by a genuinely smokin' Wynton Kelly Trio. [In 1998, Verve reissued the complete show on disc two of Impressions: The Verve Jazz Sides, although the scrambled track order and some nonessential cuts didn't diminish the appeal of the original album. Smokin' at the Half Note appeared again in 2005, this time with six additional tracks left off the original.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/15/2005
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 075021034761
  • Catalog Number: 000393402
  • Sales rank: 896

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 No Blues (12:56)
  2. 2 If You Could See Me Now (8:27)
  3. 3 Unit 7 (6:46)
  4. 4 Four on Six (6:45)
  5. 5 What's New? (6:16)
  6. 6 Willow Weep for Me (9:07)
  7. 7 Portrait of Jennie (3:27)
  8. 8 Surrey With the Fringe on Top (6:16)
  9. 9 Oh, You Crazy Moon (5:31)
  10. 10 Misty (6:57)
  11. 11 Impressions (5:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Wynton Kelly Trio Primary Artist
Wynton Kelly Piano, Indexed Contributor
Wes Montgomery Guitar
Jimmy Cobb Drums
Paul Chambers Bass
Technical Credits
Tadd Dameron Composer
Miles Davis Composer
Erroll Garner Composer
Sam Jones Composer
Wes Montgomery Composer
Bob Haggart Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
John Coltrane Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Val Valentin Director Of Engineering
James Van Heusen Composer
Bob Irwin Mastering
Acy Lehman Cover Design
Kip Smith Mastering
Hollis King Art Direction
Ann Ronell Composer
Gordon Burdge Composer
Bryan Koniarz Reissue Producer
Chuck Taylor Producer, Liner Notes
Jim Fisch Liner Notes
Ken Druker Executive Producer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Wes at His Best

    The ultimate Wes Montgomery JAZZ performance on CD!With the additional sound footage it takes you back to the mid sixties! One of a kind rare interview with Wes is also quite unique. Highly enjoyable for Jazz guitar purists!

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