Monte Montgomery

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Monte Montgomery
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Monte Montgomery
Background information
Birth name Monte Patrick Montgomery
Born (1966-08-11) August 11, 1966 (age 48)
Origin Birmingham, Alabama
Genres Acoustic rock, blues, pop rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Instruments 1988 Alvarez-Yairi DY62C Acoustic-Electric Guitar
Labels Harmonic Records
Website MonteMontgomery.net

Monte Montgomery (born August 11, 1966) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter.

Early life[edit]

Born in Birmingham, Alabama,[1] at age 13 he moved to San Antonio, Texas.[2]

Career[edit]

Monte Montgomery (left) at "Parkpop 2008".

Montgomery was named the best acoustic guitarist three consecutive years at the South by Southwest music event in Austin, Texas.[1] Montgomery appeared on PBS's Austin City Limits program in April 1999.[3]

Montgomery has authored music for the criminal drama Arc (2006)[4] and music for the ABC TV series Last Man Standing starring Tim Allen.[5]

In 2004, Alvarez Guitars created the MMY1 Monte Montgomery Signature Guitar, a model based on Montgomery's 1987 Alvarez-Yairi DY62C Acoustic-Electric Guitar.[6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Monte Montgomery [EP] (1990)
  • Lost & Found (1993)
  • 1st & Repair (1998)
  • Mirror (1999)
  • Wishing Well (2001)
  • The Story Of Love (2003)
  • Architect (2004)
  • Monte Montgomery (2008)
  • Tethered (2012)

Live albums[edit]

  • Live at the Caravan of Dreams (2002)
  • New & Approved (2003)
  • At WorkPlay (2005)

Live DVDs[edit]

  • At WorkPlay (2005)

Personal life[edit]

Montegomery has been married twice and had three children. In March 2009, his daughter, Sofia Anna Mondini [7][7] died in an accidental handgun incident.[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff writer (September 18, 2002). "The Full Monte, Guitar and All; Energetic Texan Picker Prefers Acoustic for Electrifying solos". The Washington Times. Retrieved August 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ Unknown author and date 1st & Repair Monte Montgomery website, album review
  3. ^ Unknown author and date Press report Monty Montegomery web site
  4. ^ Arc film on imdb.com
  5. ^ Monte Montgomery on imdb.com
  6. ^ MMY1 Monte Montgomery Signature Guitar. - Harmony-Central.
  7. ^ a b "Obituaries: Mondini". San Antonio Express-News. April 1, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Woman shot in accident identified". San Antonio Express-News (Mysanantonio.com). April 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-22. 
  9. ^ "Charged filed in accidental death". San Antonio Express-News (Mysanantonio.com). April 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-22. 
  10. ^ Kapitan, Craig (April 12, 2010). "Shooting death nets man 12-year sentence". San Antonio Express-News (Mysanantonio.com). Retrieved 2010-07-25. 

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