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Monty Alexander Trio – Montreux Alexander – MPS Music – vinyl

Monty Alexander Trio – Montreux Alexander – MPS Music – vinyl

Monty Alexander Trio – Montreux Alexander – MPS Music 0210986MSW (2016) stereo vinyl, 45:40 ****1/2: Jamaican pianist wins over Montreux in 1976, and the performance gets a sonic upgrade. (Monty Alexander – piano; John Clayton – doublebass; Jeff Hamilton – drums) Jamaican-born pianist Monty Alexander emerged on the music scene as a teenager in Miami. […]

Matt Lavelle’s 12 Houses – Solidarity – Unseen Rain

Matt Lavelle’s 12 Houses – Solidarity – Unseen Rain

Big band free jazz is more than discordant noise. Matt Lavelle’s 12 Houses – Solidarity [TrackList follows] – Unseen Rain UR-9945, 48:52 [5/6/16] ****: (Matt Lavelle – cornet, Flugelhorn, alto clarinet, conductor; Lee Odom – soprano sax, clarinet; Charles Waters – alto sax, clarinet; Ras Moshe Burnett – soprano sax, tenor sax, flute, bells; Tim […]