The guitarist Wes Montgomery died at the age of 45. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Jazz guitarist who introduced the playing of octaves and chord melodies into popular music, which influenced artists from Jimi Hendix to musak.
His brothers Monk and Buddy were also both jazz players and sometimes recorded sessions with him.
“I’ve really gone into business since I got the 6 string, which was like starting all over.” (Wes Montgomery)
“Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group. We starved. At that time I didn’t realize that you’d work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man.” (Wes Montgomery)