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Wes Montgomery - Best of Boss Guitar

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Guitar (all) - Intermediate
Edited by Peter Gaarn Jylov. Saddle-stitched, Style, Contemporary, Solos. Jazz. Book. 56 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #20792. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20792).

Item Number: MB.20792

ISBN 9780786674817. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. Transcribed by Peter Gaarn Jylov; edited by Henry Johnson.

In his brief career, Wes Montgomery completely revolutionized jazz guitar. On the Riverside recording Boss Guitar Wes demonstrates why he is still considered as one of the finest artists of the jazz guitar. Studies of Wes' incredible solos, his melodic, rhythmic and harmonic approaches will prove beneficial to any guitarist with interest in jazz. It is no wonder that he has influenced so many of today's great artists, and continues to inspire the future jazz guitarists.

This note-for-note guitar transcription of Wes Montgomery's legendary recording Boss Guitar, contains not only the melody lines and solos, but also Wes' chord choices during organ solos. This gives you authentic transcriptions of six of the finest tunes on this record. Every single note played by Wes is transcribed in both standard and tablature notation.

Includes: The Trick Bag, Fried Pies, a beautiful interpretation of Days of Wine and Roses, and more.

  • Canadian Sunset 
  • Days Of Wine And Roses 
  • Dearly Beloved  Performed by Johnny Mercer And Jerome Kern
  • For Heaven's Sake  Performed by Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards And Donald Meyer
  • Fried Pies  Performed by Wes Montgomery
  • The Trick Bag  Performed by Wes Montgomery
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