Smokin’ at the Half Note is a live album by the Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery.
It was recorded live at the Half Note Club in New York City in late June 1965 and at the Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 22, 1965.
Playing on the album are:
Wes Montgomery – guitar,
Wynton Kelly – piano,
Paul Chambers – bass,
Jimmy Cobb – drums.
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Songs On Wes Montgomery Wynton Kelly Smokin’ at the Half Note
The original vinyl album was released with five tracks in 1966:
If You Could See Me Now
Four On Six
More recent releases also include six bonus tracks from the session at the Van Gelder Studios:
No Blues – 12:56
If You Could See Me Now – 8:20
Unit 7 – 6:43
Four On Six – 6:42
What’s New? – 6:10
Willow Weep For Me – 9:07
Portrait Of Jennie – 3:27
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top – 6:11
Oh, You Crazy Moon – 5:29
Misty – 6:55
Impressions – 5:03
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