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Wes Montgomery

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Tony Vega, the Big Easy's Barnburner

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. A guitar-playing older brother ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    10 Great Hal David Lyrics: "Enough Germs to Catch Pneumonia"

    The music world truly lost one of the greats when songwriter Hal David passed away at age 91 following a stroke this past Saturday in Los Angeles. To borrow an old joke, the lyricist wasn't from the old school, he was from the school they tore down to build the old school: The artists who covered hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Texas Guitar Great David Grissom Digs Way Down Deep

    David Grissom has a résumé that most guitarists can only dream of. From his early days with Hank III in Killbilly, Grissom went on to playing, along with Jimmy Pettit and Davis McLarty, for Joe Ely from 1985 to 1991. A hell-for-leather band that could hang with the Clash or just about anyone else, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Warren Haynes, A "Man In Motion"

    ​Warren Haynes has one of the ultimate guitar player resumes, having played for years with the Allman Brothers, many tours with the Grateful Dead and offshoot Bob Weir and Friends as well as his own wildly popular jam band Govt. Mule. He's also toured with Dave Matthews. Haynes comes to town ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Tonight: Margo & the Nuclear So and So's at the Mink

    Quick, name three musicians or bands from Indiana that do not contain the words "John," "Cougar" or "Mellencamp." Still thinking? Well, that list would include jazz guitar great Wes Montgomery, Deniece "Let's Hear It for the Boy" Williams and pop-punk "Boys of Summer" the Ataris. Don't forget that A ... More >>

  • Music

    May 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    Summer Mix Tape

    A wise song once said, “Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” So the Press has put together some songs we think you might find relaxing. Ad man Joe Espelage says "What a Job" by Devin the Dude is perfect for rollerblading. (Seriously.) And we’re not sure why new guy Chris Gray listens to metal ... More >>

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    The Whole Package

    Medicine Show is packed with talent, youth, and charm

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Bowing to Pop

    A Muslim by choice, Jawad couldn't deny the will of his music

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Various Artists

    Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music (Columbia Legacy)

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Houston Press Music Awards 2000

    Your guide to the Music Awards Showcase

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Rotation

    Acoustic Alchemy: The Beautiful Game

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Rotation

    Roy Hargrove with Strings

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Straight Sambas

    Jazz pianist Danilo Perez mixes American and Latino traditions

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Star Time

    Performing in front of jazz icons doesn't rattle Houston's Mark Dini

  • Music

    May 27, 1999
  • Music

    July 17, 1997
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