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Wes Montgomery – Round Midnight

John Leslie “Wes” Montgomery (March 6, 1923 – June 15, 1968) was an American jazz guitarist. He is widely considered one of the major jazz guitarists, emerging after such seminal figures as Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian and influencing countless others, including George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Royce Campbell, Grant Green, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe, Russell Malone, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Joe Diorio, David Becker, Randy Napoleon, and Emily Remler.

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2 thoughts on “Wes Montgomery – Round Midnight

  1. Aahh, my all time favorite jazz composition! This version I haven’t heard. Thanks!

    • Hi Olli, thanks for the comment. There are so many versions out there (logically), but I am a great fan of Wes Montgomery’s “feel” here and on all his work.

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