Monty Alexander Playing Five-Night Series at Jazz at Lincoln Center


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The phenomenal sounds of Jamaica's acclaimed Commander of Distinction and renowned jazz pianist, Monty Alexander, is on the way adding excitement in New York City as he returns with his Harlem-Kingston Express for a five-night series of performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Alexander, who has the distinction of being named one of the greatest piano players in Jazz history for almost fifty years, is currently taking his `Summer Celebration` to Dizzy's Jazz Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center from Tuesday, July 20th to Sunday, July 25th performing two shows per night, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., respectively.

The Kingston-born pianist said that with his ensemble he will be “bringing uplifting and positive Jamaican rhythms and vibrations" to Jazz at Lincoln Center and hopes that all jazz fans and Jamaicans will attend and experience his music in the incredible atmosphere at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola.

Harlem-Kingston Express ensemble includes Bobby Thomas, Obed Calvaire, Hassan Shakur, Karl Wright and Hoova Simpson.

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