1971 Monk Montgomery – Bass Odyssey

Bass Odyssey is an album by jazz bassist Monk Montgomery, one of his four solo albums. It was released in 1971 on Motown Records/Chisa Records.

The album was produced by Stewart Levine, and Wayne Henderson of The Crusaders. Henderson also plays on the album with fellow Crusaders Joe Sample and Stix Hooper


1  Journey To The Bottom (Monk Montgomery) 6:19
2  Personage (Monk Montgomery) 5:58
3  Sister Lena (Monk Montgomery) 3:56
4  Fuselage (Part I) (Monk Montgomery; Joe Sample) 2:35
5  Fuselage (Part II) (Monk Montgomery) 5:28
6  Foxy Gypsy (Monk Montgomery) 6:08



BassMonk Montgomery
Upright BassAndrew Simpkins
Upright BassKent Brinkley
DrumsStix Hooper
DrumsMike Carven
DrumsWayne Henderson
PianoJoe Sample

Liner Notes

Producer – Stewart Levine, Wayne Henderson
Engineer – Doc Siegel, Gene Shiveley
Mastered By – Randy Kling

Design (Album), Photography – Barry Feinstein, Camouflage Productions, Tom Wilkes

Distributed By – Motown Record Corporation
Recorded At – The Village Recorder
Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation