Education

Swing U - Boss Guitar: The Music of Wes Montgomery

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Online

http://www.jazzatlincolncenter.squarespace.com/swing-u

Price

Class prices vary check below or online

Event Dates

Apr 29, 2021

May 06, 2021

When

7:00pm ET Thursdays

Jazz at Lincoln Center

INSTRUCTORS: JUSTIN POINDEXTER

One of the most singularly unique and profoundly influential guitar innovators in all of Jazz’s history, Wes Montgomery forged a guitar style that has been universally beloved and frequently copied for more than half a century. Guitarist Justin Poindexter dives into some of Montgomery’s finest moments in this two-week class.

All classes will be conducted live, and are not archived for future viewing.

Please note that a link to access your nightly classes will be found in the confirmation email you receive with your order. Nightly classes do not stream from this page.

 

PURCHASE BY INDIVIDUAL WEEK • ALL CLASSES 7PM ET

WEEK 1 • APRIL 29 – EARLY YEARS   REGISTER

We kick off the two-week run by looking at Wes’ early years in music, exploring his influences, his work with his brothers, and his first recordings leading up to his breakout success with Riverside Records.

WEEK 2 • MAY 6 – COMMERCIAL SUCCESS   REGISTER

We close our exploration of Wes Montgomery by looking at his breakthrough successes. We’ll explore his iconic recordings with Verve records, his complete mastery of his guitar style, and even his experiments with pop styles of playing.