Movin' Along

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Movin' Along
Movin Along Wes Montgomery.jpg
Studio album by Wes Montgomery
Released 1960
Recorded October 12, 1960 at United Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Length 52:51 (Reissue)
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Wes Montgomery chronology
The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery
Movin' Along
So Much Guitar

Movin' Along is the fifth album by American jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, released in 1960. It has been reissued by Original Jazz Classics. The reissue includes two alternate takes.[1]

All the tracks are available on the Wes Montgomery compilation CD The Complete Riverside Recordings.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

In his Allmusic review, Scott Yanow stated, "Wes Montgomery made many of his finest jazz recordings originally for Riverside, and this is an often overlooked gem."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Movin' Along" (Wes Montgomery) – 5:40
  2. "Tune-Up" (Miles Davis) – 4:27
  3. "Tune-Up [Alternate take]" (Davis) – 4:39
  4. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby) – 5:02
  5. "Sandu" (Clifford Brown) – 3:23
  6. "Body and Soul" (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) – 7:19
  7. "Body and Soul [Alternate take]" (Heyman, Sour, Eyton, Green) – 11:17
  8. "So Do It!" (Montgomery) – 6:05
  9. "Says You" (Sam Jones) – 4:59


Production notes:


  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Movin' Along > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 146. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 

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