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Monty Alexander 80th Birthday Celebration Concert

Monty Alexander 80th Birthday Celebration Concert and the Jay Douglas All-Stars
Monty Alexander Trio and the Jay Douglas All-Stars photo
October 19, 2024 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $60.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Jazz Concerts
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

The legendary pianist and composer performs music from his latest release D-Day to celebrate his 80th birthday. Local reggae legend Jay Douglas opens the show.

In 2022, Monty Alexander was awarded the national honor of the Order of Jamaica for "Sterling Contributions to the Promotions of Jamaican Music and the Jazz Genre Interpretations Globally." Recognized as one of the greatest living jazz pianists, Monty Alexander is an American classic, touring the world relentlessly and delighting a global audience. He is a perennial favorite at the Montreux Jazz Festival where he has appeared 23 times since 1976. His spirited conception is informed by endless melody-making, effervescent grooves, sophisticated voicings, a romantic spirit, and a consistent predisposition to build up the heat and kick up a storm.

Juno Award nominee Jay Douglas has performed at various festivals worldwide, including Rastafest Festival in Toronto and the 4 Seasons Reggae Cruise in Atlanta, Georgia. He has worked with international reggae stars such as Beres Hammond, Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, Luciano, Ken Boothe, Leroy Sibbles, Fab5 Band, General Tree, Jesse “Dub Matix” King, Ziggy Marley, Lyn Tait, and the great Ernest Ranglin.


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