Wes Montgomery

In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording

Black Friday 2017 Release.

Wes Montgomery's In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording. Available here on Double LP and Double CD.

The Definitive ORTF recording captures the jazz guitar legend on his only tour of Europe on 3/27/65 at the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, France. The first official release of this legendary concert, considered perhaps the greatest live Wes Montgomery performance ever, In Paris is being released in partnership with the Institut national de l'audiovisuel (INA) with remastered, high-resolution audio transferred directly from the original tape reels. The concert was organized by Black Lion Records founder Alan Bates to the great delight of European audiences who had long wanted to see Wes perform live, but his severe fear of flying had kept him in the states. Featuring an all-star band with pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Arthur Harper and drummer Jimmy Lovelace, with special guest tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin.

LPx2 - Black Friday 2017 Release.

CDx2+ - Deluxe Edition. Includes 32-Page Booklet.