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
Allmusic5/5 stars[1][2]
Down Beat4.5/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars[5]

Full House is an album by jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery that was 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 originally 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", Down Beat, (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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)