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Monty Alexander

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“For the most part, when I play music, I smell it and see colors. Every song has its own personality, its own soul, and if I can’t feel it, I can’t play it with feeling. I don’t understand what it is that makes me different, but I feel I have very little in common with anybody else. I seem to be my own strange character. If I’m right in my motivations and attitude, amazing things happen.”—Monty Alexander, 2010 “I love Jamaica. I love America. I love them both together more than each one separately. I inhabit the rhythmic aspect of both things. I can’t explain why. I do it naturally and joyfully

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Montreux Alexander: The Monty Alexander Trio Live! At the Montreux Festival

Label: MPS
Released: 2024
Track listing: Nite Mist Blues; Feelings; Satin Doll; Work Song; Drown In My Tears; Battle Hymn Of The Republic.

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Article: Album Review

Etienne Charles: Creole Orchestra Featuring René Marie

Read "Creole Orchestra Featuring René Marie" reviewed by Chris May


Trinidad-born Etienne Charles has been fortunate in his associates during his development as a jazz musician. One of the first friends he made on arrival in the U.S.A. in the early 2000s to study at Florida State University was faculty member Marcus Roberts. Among much else, the pianist taught Charles the importance of keeping in touch ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Vocal Releases From John Dokes, Allegra Levy, Karrin Allyson, KJ Denhert, Birthday Shoutouts To Betty Carter & More

Read "New Vocal Releases From John Dokes, Allegra Levy, Karrin Allyson, KJ Denhert, Birthday Shoutouts To Betty Carter & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast includes new releases from John Dokes, Allegra Levy, Karrin Allyson, Nancy Erickson Lamont, KJ Denhert and Sean Fyfe, with birthday shoutouts to Betty Carter, Virginia Mayhew, Brittany Anjou, Karin Krog, Grace Kelly, Barb Jungr, Veronica Swift, KJ Denhert and Miles Griffith, among others. Happy listening and please support the artists you hear by seeing ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Music From Lizz Wright, Nick Finzer, Monty Alexander, And More

Read "New Music From Lizz Wright, Nick Finzer, Monty Alexander, And More" reviewed by Bob Osborne


Featured on this show are new releases from Lizz Wright, Nick Finzer, Monty Alexander, Remy Le Boeuf's Assembly of Shadows, Stuart Mack, Rachel Z, Michael Wolff Mike Clark and Leon Lee Dorsey, David Benoit, Christian McBride & Edgar Meyer, Cassie Kinoshi's Seed, Trio HLK, John Lurie, Julieta Eugenio, Die Beren Gieren, and Rajesh Mehta's Sky Cage ...

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Article: Journey into Jazz

Record Store Day 2024 Jazz Releases

Read "Record Store Day 2024 Jazz Releases" reviewed by Kyle Simpler


Every year, Record Store Day (RSD) promises limited edition vinyl releases for all tastes in music. From the latest popular artists to the most obscure archival releases, RSD drops try to cover a lot of musical territory. Practically all genres of music are represented and, of course, jazz is no exception. Fortunately, the April 2024 drop ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Sarah Vaughan Centennial, New Releases By Monty Alexander, Martin Budde, Danae Olano, Kelly Green & More

Read "Sarah Vaughan Centennial, New Releases By Monty Alexander, Martin Budde, Danae Olano, Kelly Green & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


Women's History Month continues with new releases from Monty Alexander, Martin Budde, Danae Olano, Allison Adams Tucker and Kelly Green, with birthday shoutouts to Deanna Witkowski, Eliane Elias, Marian McPartland, Sarah Vaughan (100!), Meredith d'Ambrosio, Miki Yamanaka, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Virginia Schenck, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by ...

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Article: In Pictures

Justin Kauflin and Thomas Fonnesbaek at the Governor's School for the Arts

Read "Justin Kauflin and Thomas Fonnesbaek at the Governor's School for the Arts" reviewed by Mark Robbins


At a young age Justin Kauflin's musical interest was in classical violin and piano but upon becoming totally blind by age 11 (he was born with a condition called proliferative exudative retinopathy) Kauflin switched his interest to jazz piano. Growing up in Virginia Beach, Va Kauflin was lucky enough to have two outstanding teachers in Liz ...

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Article: In Pictures

Celebrating Randy Weston: An Evening with T.K. Blue and the African Rhythms Alumni Quartet at Dizzy's

Read "Celebrating Randy Weston: An Evening with T.K. Blue and the African Rhythms Alumni Quartet at Dizzy's" reviewed by Dave Kaufman


Randy Weston passed away at the age of 92 in September 2018, leaving an indelible mark on the jazz community. Just weeks prior to his transition, he had given a performance at the Nice Jazz Festival and was in fine form. Weston enjoyed many accolades in the last chapter of his life including being recognized as ...

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Article: Play This!

Monty Alexander: No Woman No Cry

Read "Monty Alexander: No Woman No Cry" reviewed by Geno Thackara


A regular dose of Monty Alexander is good for the soul. He always has an inner positivity running through everything he touches--much like his most-admired heroes, such as fellow Jamaican icon Bob Marley. Combine the spirits of the two, as with a heart-stirring take on the warmest of Marley songs, and you've got a special kind ...


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