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Wes Montgomery: In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording (Resonance)

In the last decade Resonance has become one of the three most important archival jazz labels, along with Mosaic and Sony Legacy. In Paris is the fifth and best Wes Montgomery project on Resonance. It is one complete concert on two CDs, beautifully recorded, in a setting and with a band that clearly inspired Montgomery, … Read More “Wes Montgomery: In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording (Resonance)”

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Wynton Kelly Trio/Wes Montgomery: Smokin’ in Seattle (Resonance)

Like most archival labels, Resonance finds its material in many strange places: private collections, audience tapes, soundboard cassettes, lost studio recordings. Early in 2017, with the release of Groovin’ Hard by the Three Sounds, Resonance began to tap into the stash of Jim Wilke, the distinguished jazz DJ. Between 1962 and 1968, Wilke had a … Read More “Wynton Kelly Trio/Wes Montgomery: Smokin’ in Seattle (Resonance)”

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Wes Montgomery: Echoes of Indiana Avenue

Imagine an episode of History Detectives, the popular PBS program, devoted to examining a recently discovered stash of seminal recordings by the late jazz great Wes Montgomery. The provenance? The players? The circumstances? The guitars? Those are just a few of the questions concerning the mystery behind Echoes of Indiana Avenue, with its slowly unraveling … Read More “Wes Montgomery: Echoes of Indiana Avenue”

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