Wes Montgomery, the most influential guitarist of his day, was also probably the most pleasing to listen to. His brilliant artistry at ballad tempos is superbly displayed in this collection, which includes his first album with strings.
*#1-12 originally issued as Wes Montgomery with Strings: Fusion! (Riverside 472).
**#13-15 originally issued on Wes Montgomery Trio (Riverside 310); #16-18 on Boss Guitar(Riverside 459); #19 on Portrait of Wes (Riverside 492); and #20 and 21 on Guitar on the Go(Riverside 494).