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Biography

Monty Alexander is a talented pianist whose work spans multiple genres and influences - from jazz (under the influence of Wynton Kelly), to his caribbean roots. During his 50 years long career, he recorded extensively both as a sideman and as a leader, notably for MPS. Newcomers may want to try the album Caribbean Circle for a good overview of his versatile talents.

Annotation last modified on 2015-03-18 21:52 .

Legal name: Montgomery Bernard Alexander

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 The Jazz Collection by Bose Various Artists 1
2002 Telarc SACD Sampler I Various Artists 1
2009 Romantic Gentlemen (My Jazz) Various Artists 1
2010 From Jamaica With Jazz Various Artists 1
2011 Allegro Spring 2011 Sampler Various Artists 1
2015 Oscar, With Love Various Artists 1
2016 Chesky 30th Anniversary Collection: Complete Set (1986-2016) Various Artists 1
Conscious Party Various Artists 1
Telarc SACD Sampler: Sound and Vision Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Fridaynight Various Artists 1
1990 Reference Various Artists 2
1991 Reference Highlights Various Artists 1
1993 Contrebasse Various Artists 1
1993 Mojo Club Presents: Dancefloor Jazz, Volume 2: For What It's Worth Various Artists 2
1994 Media’s affenstarke Dixieland-Hits Various Artists 2
1995 Move to Groove: The Best of 1970s Jazz-Funk Various Artists 2
1995 Jazz for Lovers, volume 4 Various Artists 1
1995 The Ultimate Demonstration Disc: Chesky Records’ Guide to Critical Listening Various Artists 3
1997 Swingin' Jazz for Hipsters, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1997 Swingin' Jazz for Hipsters, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1997 ¡caribe! a collection of caribbean music Various Artists 1
1997 A Jerome Kern Songbook Jerome Kern 1
1997 Dusty Fingers, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1997 The Best Of Reference: Highlights Various Artists 1
1998 The Concord Jazz Heritage Series: The Sampler Various Artists 1
1999 Jazz at Night's End Various Artists 1
1999 Jazz Moods: Dinner by Candlelight Various Artists 1
1999 Mojo Club: The Remix Album, Volume 1: Some Essential Pieces Various Artists 3 2
1999 Between or Beyond the Black Forest Various Artists 2
1999 Telarc Super Audio CD Sampler Various Artists 1
2000 Jazz for Dads Various Artists 1
2000 Saturday Afternoon Jazz Various Artists 1
2000 A Night Out With Verve Various Artists 1
2000 Jazz Moods: Cocktail Party Various Artists 1
2000 Reference Highlights, Volume II Various Artists 1
2000 The Funky End Various Artists 1
2001 Jazz Latino: A Collection of Latin Inspirations Various Artists 1
2002 Telarc Celebrating 25 Years: Jazz Various Artists 1
2002 Smooth Jazz: 2 CDs of the Smoothest Jazz Moods Various Artists 1
2003 Playboy Jazz After Dark Various Artists 1
2004 A Tribute to Reggae's Keyboard King Jackie Mittoo: Interpretations & Improvisations Various Artists 1
2004 Funky Jazz, Volume 2: Boogie Nights Various Artists 1
2005 Pop Swings! Various Artists 1
2005 Strange Funky Games and Things Various Artists 1
2006 Exotic Jazz Various Artists 1
2006 Jazz for Lovers Various Artists 2
2006 Jazz Remixed Various Artists 1
2006 Soul Jazz Various Artists 1
2006 Verve Jazzclub: Swinging Jazz Piano Various Artists 1
2006 Jazz Piano History Various Artists 1
2008 Reference, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2010 Beatles vs. Stones: British Pop Hits Go Groovy Various Artists 1
2010 Night and Day Various Artists 1
2010 Die perfekte Räumlichkeit Various Artists 1
2010 The Head-Fi/HDtracks Open Your Ears Sampler Various Artists 1
2011 Allegro Summer 2011 Sampler Various Artists 1
2013 The History of Blue Beat: The Birth of Ska: BB051-BB075 A & B Sides Various Artists 1
2015 Coxsone's Music (The First Recordings of Sir Coxsone the Downbeat 1960-62) Various Artists 1
2016 Coxsone's Music 2: The Sound of Young Jamaica (More early Cuts From the Vaults of studio One 1959-63) Various Artists 1
2016 Follow Me To The Popcorn: The Untold History of The Belgium Popcorn Scene Various Artists 1
Bose Blues Collection Various Artists 1
Jazz 'round Midnight: The Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn Songbook Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Delicious Jazz, Volume 1: As You Like It DJ Maestro 1

Album + Demo

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 De Ultieme Demonstratie Disc Various Artists 1

Other + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 In-Akustik Soundcheck Various Artists 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Die Jubiläums-CD Von Audio Various Artists 1

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