Sunday, December 2, 2007

Monty Alexander comes for Rebel Salute

Legendary Jamaican pianist, Monty Alexander is among the first set of acts billed for the 14th anniversary of Rebel Salute 2K8.anniversary.

By grafting the traditions of American jazz to his authentic Jamaican roots, Monty Alexander has spent a lifetime exploring the rich depths of musical and cultural diversity. As such the internationally famous pianist has undertaken numerous reggae projects which he has embellished with his musical genius.

Among them his two sets with his interpretations of some of Bob Marley's classics for the Cleveland, Ohio-based Telarc Records, the company for which he also recorded the album, Monty Meets Sly and Robbie.

(paraphrase of Observer staff reporter Basil Walters article in Sunday Observer December 02, 2007

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