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  1. Hottest tickets in Canada: Five things to do across the countryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... (now retired) and his late friend and mentor Oscar Peterson. Piano luminaries scheduled to perform include Monty Alexander, D.D. Jackson, Robi Botos and Marc Cary, in a program of such melodious things as The Canadiana Suite , Peterson's ...

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  2. Litchfield native and international jazz performer, vocalist and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Litchfield Jazz Festival mainstage, Brandon has already appeared at Jazz at Lincoln Center with pianist Monty Alexander and on TV with Harry Connick Jr. and Steve Harvey. Hors d'oeuvres and dinner will be presented by Ciesco Catering, the official ...

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  3. Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express Bring Blend Of Jazz & Jamaican Music to AustinRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In a career spanning over five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation for exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. He has performed and recorded with a wide array of distinguished artists such as Frank Sinatra , Tony Bennett , Dizzy Gillespie , Sonny Rollins , and Quincy Jones , and as a leader, Monty has recorded over 70 albums.

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  4. Monty Alexander to Play Jazz Forum in Tarrytown This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The legendary Jamaican piano master Monty Alexander is coming to Jazz Forum Tarrytown, NY, this Friday & Saturday, Oct. 20-21 at 7pm & 9pm. In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression.

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  5. Legendary Jamaican Piano Master Monty Alexander Coming to Tarrytown's Jazz ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The legendary Jamaican piano master, Monty Alexander , will be appearing at Jazz Forum in Tarrytown, NY on Oct. 20-21 at 7pm & 9pm. See details below.

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  6. Eclectic MixesRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Eugene Weekly

    ... "drum god" JoJo Mayer, who in his youth backed legends like Dizzy Gillespie, Nina Simone, Sonny Fortune and Monty Alexander. But Mayer, son of a jazz bassist, realized that much "dinosaur" jazz remained stuck in its mid 20th-century heyday and, if ...

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  7. Moder elated at honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    ... to be able to work and give back to humanity and I want not getting that. I then met Jamaican jazz pianist Monty Alexander and tennis player Lance Lumsden who encouraged me to go to Jamaica and the rest is history." Her maiden trip was in n February ...

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  8. Lesher Center's final three 2017 'Jazz Experience' concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Jazz Experience at the Lesher Center, presented by the Diablo Regional Arts Association, continues Saturday with French-Dominican vocalist Cyrille Aime, who concentrates on elements of Latin American, American and Brazilian jazz. Next on the Jazz Experience schedule will be Jamaican-born, American jazz circuit-trained pianist Monty Alexander with his trio, performing Aug. 19. Closing out the 2017 series will be vibraphonist Warren Wolf, headlining the Aug. 26 performance that also will feature the Edward Simon Quintet with Tia Fuller.

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  9. Marsalis helps make magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Ska singer Don Drummond. He has also recorded a jazz tribute to Bob Marley entitled No More Trouble with Monty Alexander. The track appeared on Alexander's 2006 album Concrete Jungle: The Music of Bob Marley . He is brother of Wynton Marsalis, ...

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  10. Music Works International Expands Team, Roster And Global ReachRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Mi2n

    ... such as Dianne Reeves, Branford Marsalis, Vijay Iyer, Ambrose Akinmusire, Ruthie Foster, Richard Bona, Monty Alexander, Christian McBride, The Gloaming, David Sanborn, Jason Moran and Blind Boys of Alabama. Over the past year, MWI has added the ...

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  11. Music Works International Expands Team, Roster, and Global ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... such as Dianne Reeves, Branford Marsalis, Vijay Iyer, Ambrose Akinmusire, Ruthie Foster, Richard Bona, Monty Alexander, Christian McBride, The Gloaming, David Sanborn, Jason Moran and Blind Boys of Alabama. Over the past year, MWI has added the ...

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  12. Music Works International Expands Team, Roster And Global ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Mi2n

    ... well as growing our roster of artists and special projects." Over the past year, MWI has added the legendary Monty Alexander, pianist Aaron Diehl, and Bokante, the world music project of Malika Tirolien with Snarky Puppy's Michael League. These new ...

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  13. Memorable shows, haphazard productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    Clap along: Pianist Monty Alexander doing what he does best: being the life of the party and a spirit guide through the Caribbean. International Jazz Extravaganza chief executive Sindile Xulu loves to differentiate between the terms "extravaganza" and "festival".

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  14. Timeless riffs of Ernie RanglinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    ... for Jimmy Cliff's band, and during the 1990s, he collaborated with diverse acts including jazz pianist Monty Alexander and singer Baaba Maal of Senegal. In an interview with the New York Times in 1997, Joe Gore, a writer for Guitar Player magazine, ...

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  15. RECORDING: Wilton Gaynair: Blue BogeyRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Jamaica in the 1950s and '60s produced many great jazz musicians. The list includes Monty Alexander, Don Shirley, Harold McNair, Montego Joe, Dizzy Reece and Ralph McDonald.

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  16. Texas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Highlights of the 2017-18 Essential Series include an 80th birthday celebration for iconic composer Philip Glass with his ensemble in a unique live performance accompanying a screening of the 1982 film KOYAANISQATSI; dance performances by Ezralow Dance, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and the Argentinian all-male company Che Malambo; jazz pioneer Monty Alexander ; and a return engagement from Fifth House Ensemble who will perform a new arrangement of the musical score to the video game Journey, performed interactively with onstage gamers. Texas Performing Arts offers three, four, and five show packages, with the option to include a Broadway performance and substantial subscriber ticket discounts.

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  17. Arts News: Art for Hearts Sake; Rebecca Pronsky; Jazz at Hospitalfield; Cove Park classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... Svend Asmussen, who died at the age of a hundred in February, and has also appeared alongside pianist Monty Alexander, trumpeter Art Farmer, and saxophonist Lee Konitz among many other top jazz players. He is followed on Saturday, May 13 by singer ...

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  18. Avant music academy hosts 'cabaret musical'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ... Time , I Still Love You , Good to Be There , and Dangerous Disturbances . As a guitarist, he has toured with Monty Alexander and is part of the group, Jakoostik. Armond also has his own duo, called Warm 'n' Easy, who perform at many corporate ...

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  19. SFJAZZ announces lineup for summer festival and sessionsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | SFGate

    ... Club in New York, May 5, 2005. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper) Quincy Jones' protg Jacob Collier, Jamaica-born pianist Monty Alexander, vocalist Lizz Wright, Southern rock band the Suffers and ukulele maestro Jake Shimabukuro are among the eclectic artists ...

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  20. PERFORMANCE: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, March 3-9Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... exciting visitors in town over the coming week as well as some of our hottest area talents. Bob Dorough, Monty Alexander, Victor Wooten, the Jazz Women All Stars.... can't complain! Big Gigs This Week Friday, March 3 . The Dakota brings back the ...

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