Mid-Year Stock Clearance Sale ends in:
Wes Montgomery - Goin Out of My Head (CD)
Out of Stock
- R 225
Wes's hit version of the title song joins his takes on Golden Earrings; It Was a Very Good Year; Twisted Blues; Chim Chim Cheree, and more. a revered guitar classic, finally back in print!
- Real Name
- John Leslie Montgomery
- American jazz guitarist
Born March 6, 1925 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Died June 15, 1968 of a sudden heart attack in his home town.
Wes is known for the use of his thumb rather than a plectrum; his trademark use of octaves in both melody and improvisation; his highly original melodic and rhythmic imaginaton. His favoured guitars were Gibson L5s strung with Gibson heavy gauge flat wound strings.
Brother of the pianist and vibraphonist Buddy Montgomery (1930-2009) and of the bassist Monk Montgomery (1921-1982).