||Fingerpickin' CD (1958)
Benny Barth CD discography Recorded in Indianapolis, Indiana and Los Angeles, California in December 1957 and April 1958. Includes liner notes by Don DeMichael.
Both historically important and highly entertaining, FINGERPICKIN' serves up 10 recordings from before Wes Montgomery officially burst on the scene as a leader with his Prestige albums. The core ...
||Kismet/King and I CD (2009) |
Benny Barth discography Digitally remastered two-fer from this Jazz outfit formed by the Montgomery brothers (Buddy and Monk along with their more famous sibling Wes): The King And I (1957) and Kismet (1958). On Kismet The Mastersounds are augmented by Wes Montgomery, for many, the ultimate Jazz guitarist. These recordings are ...
||Fill Your Heart with Biff Rose CD (2005) |
Benny Barth albums Fill Your Heart with Biff Rose does a good job of drawing 18 tracks from Biff Rose's 1968-1985 recordings; about two-thirds of it is taken from his pre-1973 output. The most famous of his songs, "Fill Your Heart" (covered by David Bowie on Hunky Dory), is here, of ...
||Good Git Together CD (2004)
Benny Barth CD discography This release contains a rare live performance by Wes Montgomery All-Star's at San Francisco's Fugazi Hall in 1959 and a 1958 studio recording of the Broadway review "Kismet."
Never previously released on CD! An authentic all star date at San Francisco's Fugazzi Hall in 1959 and a second session ...
||Water's Edge CD (2008) |
Benny Barth music CDs This is the debut of the lightly swinging quartet distinguished by vibist Buddy Montgomery. It appeals to fans of The Modern Jazz Quartet. ~ David Szatmary
2008 release featuring early recordings by this Jazz combo. With almost the same instrumentation as the Modern Jazz Quartet, The Mastersounds burst on ...
||Mastersounds CD (2002) |
Benny Barth songs THE MASTERSOUNDS contains 2 LPs on 1 CD: SWINGING WITH THE MASTERSOUNDS (1960)/A DATE WITH THE MASTERSOUNDS (1960).
This compilation combines the final two studio recordings by the Mastersounds (Swinging With the Mastersounds and A Date With the Mastersounds), minus one track, as all of the music wouldn't fit ...
||Deed I Do CD (1976) |
Benny Barth albums Digitally remastered by George Horn (Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Recorded live at the Douglas Beach House, Half Moon Bay, California on April 26, 1976. Includes liner notes by Carlo Wolff.
Personnel: Helen Humes (vocals); Don Abney (piano); Benny Barth (drums).
Liner Note Author: Carlo Wolff.
Recording information: Douglas Beach House, Half Moon ...
||Fill Your Heart With CD (2005) |
Benny Barth music CDs Fill Your Heart with Biff Rose does a good job of drawing 18 tracks from Biff Rose's 1968-1985 recordings; about two-thirds of it is taken from his pre-1973 output. The most famous of his songs, "Fill Your Heart" (covered by David Bowie on Hunky Dory), is here, of ...
||Jazz Casual: A Pair Of Singers CD (2001) |
Benny Barth discography The JAZZ CASUAL series makes available performances originally recorded for Ralph Gleason's San Francisco television broadcast.
Mel Torme recorded live at KQED Televison Studios, San Francisco, California on May 2, 1964. Carmen McRae recorded live at KQED Televison Studios, San Francisco, California on May 15, 1962. Includes liner notes ...
||Don't Get Around Much Anymore CD (2003)
Benny Barth songs George Barnes has been unjustly overlooked by fans of jazz guitar, since he spent a good portion of his career as a studio musician, but the initial appearance in 2003 of this previously unreleased 1977 concert (recorded just a few months prior to his death) adds an important ...
||Plays So Good CD (1978) |
Benny Barth CD discography Guitarist George Barnes' final recording is rather brief (32 minutes) but this album (which contains fine versions of nine standards) has its enjoyable moments. Accompanied by rhythm guitarist Duncan James, bassist Dean Reilly, and drummer Benny Barth, Barnes shows that he never did decline. His horn-like lines are always a joy ...