Hal Leonard Wes Montgomery Live in 65 (DVD)
This DVD shines a light on one of the most unique and influential guitarists in music history. These beautifully filmed programs from the spring of 1965 feature Wes, in intimate studio settings, leading three different lineups through some of his best-known tunes, including “Four on Six,” “Jingles,” and “West Coast Blues.” This rare footage, complete with rehearsals, between-song banter and closeup camera angles, illuminates Wes's extraordinary musical vocabulary and unconventional picking technique. An in-depth, song-by-song analysis by legendary jazz guitarist Pat Metheny makes this DVD a guitar lover's dream. Features: 20-page booklet; liner notes by Pat Metheny; foreword by the Montgomery family; afterword by Carlos Santana; cover photo by Lee Tanner; booklet photos by Duncan Scheidt, Chuck Stewart; memorabilia collage; and more. 78 minutes.