Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander

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2,010 Plays

Popular Songs

Angel Eyes
4:24
4:24
Many Rivers to Cross
4:26
4:26
Jammin'
6:16
6:16
Lazy Lou
2:01
2:01
Mona Lisa
3:34
3:34

Singles

Stop That Train (Draw Your Brakes) [feat. Monty Alexander & New Kingston]
5:09
5:09
Sitting in Limbo (feat. Monty Alexander & New Kingston)
6:16
6:16

Biography

Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander (born Montgomery Bernard Alexander on 6 June 1944 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a jazz pianist, who also sings and plays the melodica. His playing has a Caribbean influence and bright swinging feeling, with a strong vocabulary of bebop and soulful blues melodies. He was influenced by Oscar Peterson, Les McCann, Ahmad Jamal, and Wynton Kelly. Alexander is known for his surprise musical twists and the ability to build dramatic suspense in his playing.