« Documentary: Julie London | Main | Weekend Wax Bits »

April 27, 2012


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Wes Montgomery: Holland, 1965:


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Keith Hedger

I think that's a young Han Bennink on drums.....wow.......

Henk van den Brink

Han Bennink is not only one of Holland's most extraordinary and internationally known drummers and percussionists, but also an acclaimed visual artist, see also his website


The highly interesting and well-written Han Bennink biography by Erik van den Berg, titled De wereld als trommel (The World is a Drum), was published by Thomas Rap Publ. and also contains a CD with stunning unreleased material.


Pure magic! -- Thanks for hinting us to this unique clip.

Watching these men at an informal, relaxed session like this can be a key experience to young (jazz) players 'round the world.

It is amazing to see how easy all is working out when true masters take charge of the procedures.

Caleb Miskiewicz

Since Holland is such a small country, Wes Montgomery probably was totally at ease, at peace with himself and everything around him. It hadn't always been that way. He once said, and I can hear the fatigue in his voice: "You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man."
Thank you for the fine article. Best from Montreal.

The comments to this entry are closed.


  • Marc Myers writes on music and the arts for The Wall Street Journal. He is author of "Why Jazz Happened" (Univ. of California Press). Founded in 2007, JazzWax is a Jazz Journalists Association's "Blog of the Year" winner.
Marc Myers Mug (resized)

Contact me

Jazz Book!

  • Click cover to order

Search JazzWax

  • JazzWax

Subscribe Free

Your email address:*
Please enter all required fields
Correct invalid entries

JazzWax Interviewed

WSJ Articles

JazzWax Interviews

Audio Note

  • Audio clips that appear below JazzWax posts support editorial content that links readers directly to Amazon and other third-party music retailers.

Marc Myers on Video

JATP Programs