Charles “Buddy” Montgomery – the youngest brother of guitar genius Wes Montgomery, and the last surviving member of the Montgomery Brothers jazz trio – passed away on May 14. He was 79 years old.
The Los Angeles Times reported this news last night. The New York Times obituary, published last Thursday, is here.
Buddy Montgomery was a pianist and vibraphonist whose recording career spanned from the 1950s to the current decade.
Click here to hear “1,000 Rainbows” (which Montgomery composed) from his 1997 album “Here Again.”