November 7, 2011 – The Jamaican Legends – that is Ernest Ranglin, Monty Alexander, Sly Dunbar and Robbie Skakes – share the stage at Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan
‘So What’, ‘Blue In Green’, ‘Freddie Freeloader’, ‘All Blues’ etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists. Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, […]
Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander, Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 227 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]
Natalie Cole’s ‘Unforgettable… with Love’ is an album featuring covers of standards performed by Natalie’s father, Nat King Cole and released on June 11, 1991 by Elektra.. Track Listing : 1.The Very Thought Of You (Ray Noble) – 04:16 . 2.It’S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen / E.Y. “Yip” Harburg / Billy Rose) – […]
Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D’Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, John Surman Trio, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 248 […]
This day (May 10, 1952), in Kingston, Jamaica, is born Lowell ‘Sly’ Fillmore Dunbar a.k.a Sly Dunbar, a drummer usually orking together with bassist Robbie Shakespeare.
April 24, 1988 – the Ray Brown Trio – that is Monty Alexander (p), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b) – plays in Wien, Austria
February 12, 2016 – singer Kurt Elling and saxophonist Grace Kelly sit in with Monty Alexander Trio – that is Monty Alexander (p), Hassan Shakur (b) and Obed Calvaire (d) – during the “Sinatra at 100 concert” held at Lincoln Center Rose Theater in New York City