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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, Randy…

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  • Cooooool
  • WES MONTGOMERY ! soooo cool mooood :)
  • So cool.
  • Excellent.
  • Lena_Ishenko, yes, he was playing with his thumb. You can find some live videos on youtube.
  • Yeh!!!!! G
  • <3
  • My teacher told me that Wes didn't use guitar picks. Amazing
  • I think this one deserves a bit more love: http://www.last.fm/music/Wes+Montgomery/+images/85134481 Doesn't hurt that it's in color, either.
  • Love.

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