Barbara Montgomery

Barbara Montgomery has been making a life and a living in the entertainment field as a jazz vocalist, music industry executive, music producer and publisher, as well as working in production for film and television as a director/producer, film editor, camera operator, lighting director, property master and stage manager. She began performing as a jazz vocalist but took a detour in her music career by joining the NBC/Westinghouse television station that produced the “Mike Douglas Show”, working for that program and others. During this time she also freelanced, working on the seminal PBS series, “The Constitution: That Delicate Balance”, as well as touring as a lighting designer for international popular music groups. She was also the managing director of a major recording studio servicing the music, television, advertising and film businesses.

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“Barbara Montgomery is a special sort of jazz singer—her unassuming musical intelligence, her emotional honesty, and her refined taste in songs...” - Frank John-Hadley, jazz critic, DownBeat/Jazziz

“...think Benny Carter’s alto with lyrics...evoking emotions similar to Branford Marsalis’ Eternity...” - George Harris, All About Jazz

”Find it, buy it, treasure it.” —Chris Loudon , referring to Little Sunflower Noel, One From the Heart—”The perfect present for Christmas, this Christmas all the Christmases to follow. Barbara Montgomery's voice is like the sound of a 10 carats diamond gently touching the face a dreamy river..

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Miles Davis Miles Davis
Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
bass, electric
Chet Baker Chet Baker
Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves
Diana Krall Diana Krall
Eliane Elias Eliane Elias
Benny Carter Benny Carter
sax, alto
Anita O'Day Anita O'Day
Joe Williams Joe Williams
Tierney Sutton Tierney Sutton
Karrin Allyson Karrin Allyson

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