Monty Alexander - Live At The Iridium (2005)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Telarc, CD-83610 | rec: 2004 | 385Mb
One of the most brilliant of the modern mainstream jazz pianists to emerge since the mid-'60s, Monty Alexander is in top form throughout this 2005 live set. Other than hints of reggae on "Runnin' Away," this is very much a straight-ahead set. While Oscar Peterson is clearly an inspiration, Alexander has long had his own approach, whether digging into "The Work Song," expressing honest emotion on "My Mother's Eyes," or romping on "Happylypso/Funji Mama."