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James Montgomery Band

James Montgomery started his first band while attending Boston University in 1970. In the 47 years of the James Montgomery Band, Montgomery has released 6 albums. The 10 songs on this latest CD are comprised of 3 Butterfield inspired originals and 7 cuts that are listed as Paul Butterfield classics. Joining Montgomery on the CD are his band George McCann on guitar and one vocal, David Hull on bass and one lead vocal, and Jeff Thompson on drums along with special guests Mark Naftalin (Paul Butterfield Band) on keys for “Mary Mary,” Grace Kelly on sax, Paul Nelson also on guitar for “Mary, Mary,” Conan O’Brien Band’s Jimmy Vivino on lead guitar for “I Got A Mind to Give Up Living and the Uptown Horns. Montgomery’s Bands have spawned many a great musician.