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Monty Alexander - Love & Sunshine flac album

Performer: Monty Alexander
Title: Love & Sunshine
Style: Bop,Hard Bop
Duration: 41:39
Relesed: 1976
Recording date: October, 1974
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 848
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Monty Alexander in Concert Recorded in H. G. Brunner-Schwer's private studio Oct. 1974. Depósito Legal: B-26157-1976. Other Versions (5 of 10) View All. Cat.

But Alexander is hardly a Peterson clone, as his haunting and spacious arrangement of "Summer of '42" would likely stump many so-called experts in a blindfold test. The quartet's romp through "Now's the Time" showcases Ranglin's fluid solo first before the leader takes charge with a blistering one of his own. Alexander was hardly the first jazz musician to discover the possibilities within Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," but he makes the most of them in a trio setting omitting the guitarist

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Monty Alexander is in top form in this 1974 studio session made for MPS, joined by guitarist Ernest Ranglin, bassist Eberhard Weber, and drummer Kenny Clare. His wailing interpretation of Milt Jackson's ". could easily be mistaken for Oscar Peterson. But Alexander is hardly a Peterson clone, as his haunting and spacious arrangement of "Summer of '42" would likely stump many so-called experts in a blindfold test. Alexander was hardly the first jazz musician to discover the possibilities within Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," but he makes the most of them in a trio setting omitting the guitarist. Following a shimmering solo introduction, he gives it a calypso flavor. He even makes something out of the lightweight pop tune "Feel Like Making Love," the hallmark of a great jazz musician.

Discography of Monty Alexander. Monty Meets Sly And Robbie. Stir It Up The Music Of Bob Marley.

Artist: Monty Alexander. Album: Love and Sunshine. Love and Sunshine: Best 2 songs. Monty Alexander - Now Is the Time 04:50. Monty Alexander - You Are the Sunshine of My Life 08:24. Monty Alexander: best 2 tracks. Monty Alexander - Close Enough Saturday Night, 1988 07:00. Monty Alexander - Let's Stay Together Rass, 2014 09:26. Artist: Monty Alexander.

Sunshine of Your Love is a 1969 live album by Ella Fitzgerald. Recorded at the Venetian Room, The Fairmont San Francisco, in October 1968. The main body of works performed here are contemporary pop songs from the late 1960s. Originally released on the German found jazz label MPS Records the album was re-issued on CD, with alternative artwork, in 1996 by Verve Records. For the 1969 LP on MPS Records; MPS 15010; Re-issued by PolyGram-Verve in 1996 on CD, Verve 314 533 102-2.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 S. K. J. Milt Jackson Monty Alexander 7:21
2 Summer of '42 Michel Legrand & His Orchestra Monty Alexander 7:01
3 Now Is the Time Charlie Parker Monty Alexander 4:51
4 You Are the Sunshine of My Life Stevie Wonder Monty Alexander 8:26
5 Feel Like Making Love Gene McDaniels Monty Alexander 7:04
6 On a Clear Day Alan Jay Lerner / Frederick Loewe Monty Alexander 6:56

Credits

Monty Alexander - Arranger, Leader, Piano, Primary Artist
Kenny Clare - Drums
Mike Hennessey - Liner Notes
Milt Jackson - Composer
Michel Legrand & His Orchestra - Composer
Alan Jay Lerner - Composer
Frederick Loewe - Composer
Gene McDaniels - Composer
Charlie Parker - Composer
Ernest Ranglin - Guitar (Electric)
Ron Warwell - Cover Art
Eberhard Weber - Bass
Stevie Wonder - Composer
Reviews (1)
Hunaya
I agree with Ken's assessment that this album needs to be released on (value-priced) CD. Quite surprising that Monty remains a 'secret' to too many people. Have had an opportunity to see him perform solo, live, and he is without a doubt an exceptional pianist.

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