Montgomery House

Montgomery House (HM2G02)

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N 39° 46.456', W 86° 11.06'

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John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (1923-1968) was one of Indianapolis' elite jazz musicians. Montgomery began playing in the bars along Indiana Avenue and was an active improviser. He played in a vast range of styles despite having no formal musical training or being unable to read sheet music. He played with the best-known jazz musicians of the post-World War II era, working day jobs as a welder to support his family. Montgomery's early 1960s albums won widespread critical praise winning a Grammy in 1966 for Best Jazz Instrumental for "Going Out of My Head."
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HM NumberHM2G02
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Placed ByIndiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
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Date Added Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 569854 N 4403021
Decimal Degrees39.77426667, -86.18433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.456', W 86° 11.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 27.36" N, 86° 11' 3.6" W
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