Monty Alexander Trio at Bailey Hall At Broward College

Marjorie Stanbury uploaded this event on June 29, 2019

Where

Bailey Hall At Broward College
3501 Sw Davie Rd
Davie, FL
Map
(954) 201-6884

 Monty Alexander Trio at Bailey Hall At Broward College

When

Sat, January 18, 2020
8:00 pm

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Musicians

J.J. Shakur
J.J. Shakur

bass, acoustic

About

Back by popular demand, the jazz master from New York by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Monty Alexander, returns with his empathetic, hand-in-glove trio. Monty's playing has always retained a strong Caribbean influence, but with a significant bebop flavor and a bright swinging feeling. Influenced predominantly by Nat Cole, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson, and Wynton Kelly, His roots are evident in all of his playing, both on piano and the related melodica, a keyboarded wind instrument.

His most recent recording, Wareika Hill RastaMonk Vibrations, released in October, 2019, is a collection of fresh reinterpretations of Monk gems, in which Alexander absolutely nails his hero’s idiosyncrasies by incorporating the island flavor that he feels in Monk’s music...

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All About Jazz user Ronald B. Weber, MD

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