Wes Montgomery - Echoes Of Indiana Avenue
Echoes Of Indiana Avenue Wes Montgomery
Release Date: Mar. 6, 2012
Format: Deluxe 2 LP Set 180 gram (Hand numbered limited edition)


Wes Montgomery "Echoes of Indiana Avenue"

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With a lot of sleuthing and a team of experts on the case, long lost tapes of Wes Montgomery have been discovered and restored. Resonance Records will release Echoes of Indiana Avenue - the first full album of previously unheard Montgomery music in over 25 years - on March 6, 2012, which would have been Montgomery's 88th birthday. Over a year and a half in the making, the release will provide a rare, revealing glimpse of a bona fide guitar legend. The tapes are the earliest known recordings of Montgomery as a leader, pre-dating his auspicious 1959 debut on Riverside Records. The album showcases Montgomery in performance from 1957-1958 at nightclubs in his hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana, as well as rare studio recordings. The release is also beautifully packaged, containing previously unseen photographs and insightful essays by noted music writers and musicians alike, including guitarist Pat Martino and Montgomery's brothers Buddy and Monk.
" This newly discovered collection of recordings captures not only the magic that was Wes, but also the wonderful Indianapolis jazz scene of which he was so proudly a part. " - Dr. David N. Baker
Wes Montgomery, guitar
Monk Montgomery, bass (3)
Buddy Montgomery, piano (3)
Mingo Jones, bass (6, 7, 8 & 9)
Earl Van Riper, piano (6, 7, 8 & 9)
Sonny Johnson, drums (6, 7 & 8)
Melvin Rhyne, piano (1 & 4), organ (2 & 5)
Paul Parker, drums (1, 2, 4 & 5)

Side A
1. Diablo's Dance
2. Round Midnight
Side B
3. Straight No Chaser
4. Nica's Dream
Side C
5. Darn That Dream
6. Take the A Train
Side D
7. Misty
8. Body and Soul
9. After Hours Blues (Improvisation)