The Mastersounds

The-Mastersounds

The Mastersounds

  • Release Date: 24 Aug 1999
  • FCD-24770-2

Because their instrumentation of vibes-piano-bass-drums mirrored that of the contemporaneous Modern Jazz Quartet, one of the finest and most celebrated jazz groups of all time, the Mastersounds may have been somewhat overlooked. Moreover, the Mastersounds' best-known members, vibist-arranger Charles "Buddy" Montgomery (b. 1930) and bassist William "Monk" Montgomery (1921-1982), who pioneered the electric bass in jazz, were the younger and older brothers, respectively, of W… MORE