Far Wes

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Far Wes
Far Wes album.jpg
Studio album by Wes Montgomery
Released 1958
Genre Jazz
Length 51:25 (Reissue)
Label Pacific Jazz
Producer Michael Cuscuna
Wes Montgomery chronology
Fingerpickin'
(1958)
Far Wes
(1959)
The Wes Montgomery Trio
(1959)

Far Wes is the second album by American jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, released in 1958.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

In his Allmusic review, music critic Scott Yanow called Far Wes a "historical album" and wrote Montgomery's "sound was already quite recognizable"[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Far Wes" (Wes Montgomery) – 5:51
  2. "Leila" (Montgomery) – 3:28
  3. "Old Folks" (Willard Robison, Dedette Hill) – 6:35
  4. "Wes’ Tune" (Montgomery) – 4:08
  5. "Hymn for Carl" (Harold Land) – 4:33
  6. "Montgomeryland Funk" (Montgomery) – 4:00
  7. "Stompin' at the Savoy" (Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb) – 4:22
  8. "Monk’s Shop" (Montgomery) – 3:54
  9. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) – 4:50
  10. "Falling in Love with Love" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 6:13
  11. "Renie"(Montgomery) – 3:31

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Far Wes > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 31, 2011.