Requisite: Wes Montgomery, ‘Full House’ (Riverside, 1962)


After a string of successful studio albums on Riverside, label chief/producer Orrin Keepnews was champing at the bit to record guitarist Wes Montgomery live onstage, as he’d first heard him. All the stars aligned in June 1962. The Miles Davis Sextet was in San Francisco at the same time as Montgomery, who borrowed Davis’ rhythm section of pianist

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