Celebrating John Leslie “Wes” Montgomery (March 6, 1923 – June 15, 1968), an American jazz guitarist from Indianapolis, Indiana, known for an unusual technique of plucking the strings with the side of his thumb which granted him a distinctive sound.
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I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it. View more posts