‘Echoes’ captures Wes Montgomery before he made it
There’s still an enigmatic quality about jazz great Wes Montgomery, although he made plenty of records before he died in 1968 at . Fans hoping for some great revelation won’t find it on “Echoes of Indiana Avenue,’’ fascinating as it is. It collects nine recently unearthed tracks from one studio session and two live dates, all apparently recorded in 1957-58, just before his career took off. The first full album of unheard Montgomery material in decades, it’s being released on his birthday tomorrow.