Also on the program: Owen McKern looks back at some very early grooves from Milt Jackson, Wes Montgomery, Cal Tjader, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter, John McLaughlin.
New music this week comes from John Abercrombie and Melbourne bassist Howard Cairns, and we’ll even hear some poetry from iconic drummer Allan Browne.
See the complete playlist here.
Presenter: Owen McKern
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John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (March 6, 1923 – June 15, 1968) was an American jazz guitarist. He is widely considered one of the major jazz guitarists, emerging after such seminal figures as Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian and influencing countless others, including George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe, Russell Malone, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Randy...
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