|Birth name||Monte Patrick Montgomery|
|Born||August 11, 1966|
|Genres||Acoustic rock, blues, pop rock|
|Instruments||1988 Alvarez-Yairi DY62C Acoustic-Electric Guitar|
The Austin, Texas based guitarist first gained notoriety in 1999, when as a relatively unknown talent he delivered a jaw-dropping live performance on an episode of the PBS series Austin City Limits. He has been named one of the “Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players” by Guitar Player Magazine, has won the "Best Acoustic Guitar Player" Award at the SXSW's Austin Music Awards seven years in a row.
Monte is the composer for the ABC TV series Last Man Standing starring Tim Allen. Montgomery authored music for the criminal drama Arc (2006) In 2008, Monte appeared on Live From Daryl's House with Hall and Oates frontman, Daryl Hall.
In 2004, Alvarez Guitars created the MMY1 Monte Montgomery Signature Guitar, a model based on Montgomery's 1987 Alvarez-Yairi DY62C Acoustic-Electric Guitar. In 2014, German amp manufacturer AER teamed up with the guitarist to develop the new signature MM200 acoustic amp.
- 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)
- Dragonfly (2016)
- Live at the Caravan of Dreams (2002)
- New & Approved (2003)
- At WorkPlay (2005)
- At WorkPlay (2005)
- 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.
- Unknown author and date 1st & Repair Monte Montgomery website, album review
- Press report
- Monte Montgomery on imdb.com
- Arc film on imdb.com
- MMY1 Monte Montgomery Signature Guitar. - Harmony-Central.
- "Obituaries: Mondini". San Antonio Express-News. April 1, 2009.
- "Woman shot in accident identified". San Antonio Express-News. Mysanantonio.com. April 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-22.
- "Charged filed in accidental death". San Antonio Express-News. Mysanantonio.com. April 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-22.
- Kapitan, Craig (April 12, 2010). "Shooting death nets man 12-year sentence". San Antonio Express-News. Mysanantonio.com. Retrieved 2010-07-25.