Monte Montgomery

Born: Aug. 11, 1966 Birmingham, AL

Pop, Rock Vocals, Guitar

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Monte Montgomery (born August 11, 1966) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter.

 

Montgomery appeared on PBS's Austin City Limits program on April 17, 1999.

Montgomery was on Guitar Player magazine's 2004 list of "The Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitarists".[citation needed] Montgomery has also won the "Best Acoustic Guitar Player" award at the SXSW Festival’s Austin Music Awards seven years in a row (1998–2004), the only artist to have ever done so.[citation needed]

On January 24, 2004, Alvarez Guitars unveiled the MMY1 Monte Montgomery Signature Guitar, a model based on Montgomery's 1987 Alvarez-Yairi DY62C Acoustic-Electric Guitar. Due to his intense playing style, Montgomery has broken the neck of his DY62C four times—the MMY1 has a reinforced neck to prevent such breakage.[1]

 

Discography

Studio albums

Monte Montgomery [EP] (1990)

Lost & Found (1993)

1st & Repair (1998)

Mirror (1999)

Wishing Well (2001)

The Story Of Love (2003)

Architect (2004)

Monte Montgomery (2008)

Live albums

Live at the Caravan of Dreams (2002)

New & Approved (2003)

At WorkPlay (2005)

Live DVDs

At WorkPlay (2005)

In the early morning hours of March 30, 2009, Sofia Anna Mondini (January 7, 1988—March 30, 2009-[2]), the 21-year old daughter of Monte Montgomery and ex-girlfriend Angela Mondini,[2] was shot and killed by a friend allegedly "playing" with a loaded handgun.[3] Justin Radwin pointed a .22-caliber pistol at Mondini, and after it discharged it struck her in the right chest area. Radwin was arrested on the charge of manslaughter and held on $50,000 bail.[4] He was sentenced to twelve years in prison in 2010.[5]

 

References

1^ MMY1. - Harmony-Central.

2^ a b "Obituaries: Mondini". San Antonio Express-News. April 1, 2009.

3^ "Woman shot in accident identified". San Antonio Express-News (Mysanantonio.com). April 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-22.

4^ "Charged filed in accidental death". San Antonio Express-News (Mysanantonio.com). April 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-22.

5^ Kapitan, Craig (April 12, 2010). "Shooting death nets man 12-year sentence". San Antonio Express-News (Mysanantonio.com). Retrieved 2010-07-25.

Source: Monte Montgomery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

 

 

 

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