LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY

Blues / Boogie Woogie Piano / Stride Piano / Jazz Related Gospel / Classic (1920s) Jazz • United States
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A sophisticated musician, Little Brother Montgomery played (and sang) a style of piano blues from the '20s on that approached jazz in its finesse and harmonic complexity.

A notable influence on the likes of Sunnyland Slim and Otis Spann, pianist Little Brother Montgomery's lengthy career spanned both the earliest years of blues history and the electrified Chicago scene of the 1950s. By age 11, Montgomery had given up on attending school to instead play in Louisiana juke joints. He came to Chicago as early as 1926 and made his first 78s in 1930 for Paramount, including two enduring signature items, "Vicksburg Blues" and "No Special Rider," recorded in Grafton, WI. Bluebird recorded Montgomery more prolifically in 1935-1936 in New Orleans.

In 1942, Little Brother Montgomery settled down to a life of steady club gigs in Chicago, his repertoire alternating between blues and traditional jazz (he played Carnegie Hall with Kid Ory's
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LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Little Brother album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Brother
Blues 1960
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Blues
Blues 1961
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Tasty Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tasty Blues
Blues 1961
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Chicago: The Living Legends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chicago: The Living Legends
Blues 1962
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Spirituals (aka Church Songs) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spirituals (aka Church Songs)
Jazz Related Gospel 1965
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Farro Street Jive album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Farro Street Jive
Blues 1968
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY No Special Rider album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Special Rider
Stride Piano 1969
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Home Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Home Again
Blues 1972
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Deep South Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Deep South Piano
Blues 1973
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Tishomingo Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tishomingo Blues
Blues 1980
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY 'These Are What I Like' Little Brother Montgomery 1960 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'These Are What I Like' Little Brother Montgomery 1960
Blues 1987
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY 'Those I Liked, I Learned' Little Brother Montgomery 1960 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'Those I Liked, I Learned' Little Brother Montgomery 1960
Blues 1989
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Goodbye Mister Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Goodbye Mister Blues
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1993
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Little Brother Montgomery album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Brother Montgomery
Stride Piano 2008

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LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Bajes Copper Station album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bajes Copper Station
Boogie Woogie Piano 1972
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Bajez Copper Station album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bajez Copper Station
Boogie Woogie Piano 1982

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LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY Blues Masters, Vol. 7 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Masters, Vol. 7
Blues 1991

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