Mastered by Bernie Grundman. 180-gram vinyl pressed on 12” at 45 RPM by R.T.I. Deluxe hand-assembled, hand-numbered gatefold by Stoughton Press. Includes four-panel booklet with 12” x 12” insert.
The first full album of previously unheard Wes Montgomery music in over 25 years contains studio & live performances recorded in Indianapolis 1957–1958! From legendary producer Michael Cuscuna (Miles Davis Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary).
Includes four tracks recorded at Indianapolis’s famed club, The Hub Bub. 24-page booklet with family photographs provided by the Montgomery family. Liner notes by some of music’s most respected writers including Dan Morgenstern, David N. Baker, Bill Milkowski, Michael Cuscuna, and others. Classic ’50s photos of Wes taken in Indianapolis by legendary photographer Duncan Scheidt. Previously unpublished essay by Wes’ brother, Buddy Montgomery. Rare interview with Wes’s brother Monk Montgomery from 1980.
“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
“One of the most inspired and consistent improvisers of all time, and one of the most transcendent inventors of melody ever.” — Pat Metheny