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Monty Alexander

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Monty Alexander (born Montgomery Bernard Alexander on June 6, 1944 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a jazz pianist, who also plays the melodica. His playing has a strong Caribbean influence and swinging feeling, but he has also been influenced by Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Wynton Kelly, and Ahmad Jamal.

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Discography

  • Triple Treat
  • Solo, 1998
  • Spunky, 2010
  • Caribbean Circle, 1992
  • Saturday night, 1988
  • Summerwind
  • Overseas Special
  • Here Comes the Sun, 1971
  • Concrete Jungle: The Music of Bob Marley, 2006
  • So What?, 1979
  • Harlem-Kingstone Express Live!, 2011
  • Triple Scoop, 2002
  • Cobilimbo, 1978
  • Jamento, 1978
  • The Duke Ellington Songbook, 1983
  • Ballad Essentials
  • Trio, 1992
  • Live in Holland, 2006
  • Threesome, 1993
  • Li'l Darlin', 2003
  • Triple Treat, Volume 1, 1992
  • Uplift
  • Facets, 1991
  • Triple Treat, Volume 2, 1990
  • The Concord Jazz Heritage Series
  • Echoes of Jilly's
  • Goin' Yard
  • Harlem-Kingston-Express, Volume 2: The River Rolls On, 2014
  • Yard Movement
  • Rass!, 1974
  • Stir It Up - The Music of Bob Marley

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On Apr 21, 2011. 9:05am
Christopher Lynch said

Love jazz? Love reggae? Need a new listening experience? Listen to "Yard Movement", and you'll appreciate why Monty is referred to as 'Alexander The Great'!

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