Goin’ Yard

COMPOSERS: Alexander,Augustus Pablo,Bob Marley
LABELS: Telarc
ALBUM TITLE: Monty Alexander
PERFORMER: Alexander (p), Wayne Armond (g, v), Robert Browne (g), Dwight Dawes (ky), Glen Browne (b), Desmond Jones (d), etc
CATALOGUE NO: Jazz CD-83527

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Combining his enthusiasm for the rhythms of his native Jamaica with a jazz pianist’s sensibility, Alexander has skilfully interwoven the reggae of figures like Bob Marley, Augustus Pablo and King Tubby with the subtle power and improvisational freedom of jazz to produce this wholly enjoyable live album, recorded in Pittsburgh in October 2000. CP