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Released  1961
SO Much Guitar! (1961)  Bags Meets Wes! (1962)
Release date  1961
Producer  Orrin Keepnews
Length  38:54
Artist  Wes Montgomery
Label  Riverside Records
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  August 4, 1961 at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Similar  Wes Montgomery albums, Jazz albums

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SO Much Guitar! is the sixth album by American jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, released in 1961. It has been reissued by Original Jazz Classics.

Contents

All the tracks are available on the Wes Montgomery compilation CD The Complete Riverside Recordings.

Reception

AllMusic critic Scott Yanow called the album "one of Wes Montgomery's finest recordings... All eight performances are memorable in their own way" PopMatters journalist Neil Kelly wrote "SO Much Guitar! is Montgomery at his most comfortably virile ... one of the finest recordings you’ll ever put in your player."

Track listing

  1. "Twisted Blues" (Wes Montgomery) – 5:31
  2. "Cotton Tail" (Duke Ellington) – 3:38
  3. "I Wish I Knew" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 5:26
  4. "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" (Ellington, Mack David) – 5:57
  5. "Repetition" (Neal Hefti) – 3:48
  6. "Somethin' Like Bags" (Montgomery) – 4:44
  7. "While We're Young" (Morty Palitz, Alec Wilder) – 2:12
  8. "One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 7:38

Personnel

  • Wes Montgomery – guitar
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Lex Humphries – drums
  • Ray Barretto – conga
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Production notes:

  • Orrin Keepnews – producer
  • Ray Fowler – engineer
  • Songs

    1Twisted Blues5:45
    2Cotton Tail3:43
    3I Wish I Knew5:32

    References

    SO Much Guitar! Wikipedia


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