Results for "Impressions in Blue"
by Joel Roberts
Monty Alexander covers a wide swath of musical territory on Impressions in Blue. The Jamaican-born pianist leads his fine trio (with Hassan Shakur on bass and Mark Taylor on drums) from the Caribbean to Spain to the American West, with stops in the land of Duke and the kingdom of Cole, over the course of the ...
by Franz A. Matzner
Monty Alexander's latest trio release instructs the listener on how wide a spectrum of hues fall within the category called blue. More precisely, Alexander reveals that there are definitely a few shades that the majority of jazz albums—an almost nauseating number of which incorporate the word ‘blue’ in their album and song titles—have ignored.
by C. Michael Bailey
Monty Alexander has been having his way with his repertoire under the Telarc umbrella, and the results so far have been uniformly fine. Impressions in Blue is the Jamaican pianist’s fifth outing for the label, preceded by the highly acclaimed My America , Goin’ Yard , Monty Meets Sly and Robbie , and Stir It Up: ...