Buddy Montgomery

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Birthday
30, 1930
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
May 14, 2009 (79)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1930
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
May 14, 2009 (79)

About

Younger brother of jazz legend Wes Montgomery who was a prominent pianist and vibraphonist in his own right.

Before Fame

His early professional gigs were with Big Joe Turner and Slide Hampton in 1949.

Trivia

He and his other brother, Monk Montgomery, formed Mastersounds in the latter part of the 1950s. They then joined their brother for a series of recordings as the Montgomery Brothers during the 1960s.

Family Life

He was married twice and had two children.

Associated With

He collaborated with Miles Davis in 1960.