Full House (Wes Montgomery album)

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Full House
Wes Montgomery Full House.jpg
Live album by
Released1962
RecordedJune 25, 1962 at
VenueTsubo, Berkeley, California
GenreJazz
LabelRiverside/Original Jazz Classics
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Wes Montgomery chronology
Bags Meets Wes!
(1962)
Full House
(1962)
Fusion! Wes Montgomery with Strings
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1][2]
DownBeat[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[5]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[4]

Full House is an album by the jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, released in 1962.

History[edit]

The performance was recorded live at Tsubo in Berkeley, California, on June 25, 1962. The session featured a quintet that included Wynton Kelly on piano, Johnny Griffin on tenor saxophone, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums.

The album was released on the Riverside Records label. A 1987 CD reissue in the Original Jazz Classics series was followed by a later reissue in 2007 featuring additional bonus tracks.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Original issue[edit]

  1. "Full House" (Wes Montgomery) – 9:14
  2. "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 3:18
  3. "Blue 'n' Boogie" (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 9:31
  1. "Cariba" (Wes Montgomery) - 9:35
  2. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen) – 6:49
  3. "S.O.S." (Montgomery) – 4:57

1987 CD[edit]

  1. "Full House" (Wes Montgomery) - 9:16
  2. "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" (Lerner, Loewe) - 3:29
  3. "Blue 'N' Boogie" (Gillespie, Paparelli) - 9:38
  4. "Cariba" (Wes Montgomery) - 9:41
  5. "Come Rain or Come Shine [Take 2]" (Arlen, Mercer) - 6:57
  6. "Come Rain or Come Shine [Take 1]" (Arlen, Mercer) - 7:18
  7. "S.O.S. (Take 3)" (Wes Montgomery) - 5:03
  8. "S.O.S. (Take 2)" (Wes Montgomery) - 4:49
  9. "Born to Be Blue" (Tormé, Wells) - 7:27

2007 reissue by Riverside[edit]

  1. "Full House" (Wes Montgomery) - 9:16
  2. "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" (Lerner, Loewe) - 3:29
  3. "Blue 'N' Boogie" (Gillespie, Paparelli) - 9:38
  4. "Cariba (Take 2)" (Wes Montgomery) - 9:41
  5. "Come Rain or Come Shine [Take 2]" (Arlen, Mercer) - 6:57
  6. "S.O.S. (Take 3)" (Wes Montgomery) - 5:03
  7. "Cariba" (Wes Montgomery) - 8:28
  8. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Arlen, Mercer) - 7:21
  9. "S.O.S." (Wes Montgomery) - 4:49
  10. "Born to Be Blue" (Tormé, Wells) - 7:27
  11. "Born to Be Blue (alternate take)" (Tormé, Wells) - 7:35

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott Yanow, "Review: Full House" (1987 Riverside/OJC), Allmusic
  2. ^ a b Thom Jurek, "Review: Full House (Riverside Bonus Tracks)" (2007), Allmusic
  3. ^ Pete Welding, "Review: Wes Montgomery - Full House", DownBeat, (this is according to the review as quoted on the back sleeve of the 1987 CD)
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 146. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1026. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.