Here Again – Buddy Montgomery

This hard bop swinger is a good introduction to the unique playing and composing style of Buddy Montgomery.

Buddy Montgomery

January 30, 1930 – May 14, 2009

Buddy Montgomery’s music was straight ahead bebop jazz. He played in many styles, but always with a bebop approach. With no formal training, he played entirely by ear in any key, choosing what he felt were the most beautiful and creative chord changes, making his compositions challenging and inventive. He infused lyrical ballads with warmth and swung hard as well. Though he never crossed over outside of jazz, his music is accessible to casual listeners but still prized by jazz fans. Read more...

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