Thank you thank you thank you ,
I was in a gift shop in a museum about 6 months and had been recently getting into jazz and heard some jazz playing on the system in there I really liked but didn’t know who it was until now !!!!
Wes was one of the first jazz guys that got my attention years ago. Ive noticed being younger and coming from a rock background, that as much as I equally love horns in jazz music, I am still always drawn to the guitar lead. And Wes was the master at what he did.
Probably why some of my newer favorites are Nir Felder, Gilad Hekselman and Lage Lund. Is just not being able to get away from loving that guitar lead in a jazz or jazz fusion context
Always loved this - first jazz tune me and my guitar player friend in high school ( no bass player) tried to play. Jimmy Cobb - Wynton Kelly - Paul Chambers. I read that this is from the same session that produced Smokin at the Half Note - they are certainly smokin here!!