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Monty Alexander: "the River" at Monty Alexander Jazz Festival at Avalon Theatre


Avalon Theatre
Monty Alexander Jazz Festival

40 East Dover Street
Easton, MD


Sun, September 3, 2017
2:00 pm

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With a career spanning more than six decades, Monty Alexander is considered one of the top five greatest jazz pianists ever. Renowned for his vibrant personality, soulful message, and musical expression, the Jamaican-born musician’s repertoire covers a broad range of jazz and Jamaican stylings—from American standards to more contemporary pieces that encompass elements of the blues, gospel, bebop, calypso, and reggae genres.

Shortly after moving to Miami with his mother in 1961, Alexander experienced a chance encounter with Frank Sinatra—who, after hearing him perform, invited him to New York City...

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Becca Newell uploaded this event on August 7, 2017