Island Grooves
  • CAT # CCD2-4940-25

    DISC ONE  
    1. Happy Lypso 4:44
    2. Cavatina 3:58
    3. Montevideo 5:36
    4. S.K.J. 4:51
    5. That's The Way It Is 4:11
    6. Work Song 6:25
    7. Medley : Impressions / So What 3:44
    8. Stella By Starlight 2:19
    9. Street Life 3:41
    DISC TWO  
    1. Sly Mongoose 3:57
    2. Think Twice 6:32
    3. No Woman No Cry 3:52
    4. Look Up 5:05
    5. Accompong 4:55
    6. You Can See 5:13
    7. Big Yellow Taxi 4:02
    8. Reggae-later 4:02
    9. Crying 6:11
    10. Linstead Market 4:19

Combining soulful, hard-bopping jazz with Jamaican calypsos and West Indian grooves, Jamaica-born pianist MONTY ALEXANDER forged a highly original and contagiously enjoyable style with his Concord "Ivory & Steel" band recordings. With Island Grooves two of his best - Ivory & Steel and Jamboree - are presented in one specially priced package. Featuring Alexander's Jamaica-fueled jazz piano pyrotechnics, the distinctively West Indian sound of the steel drums, and an eclectic collection of songs - ranging from calypso-infused jazz standards to Alexander originals to creative twists on traditional Jamaican songs - MONTY ALEXANDER's Island Grooves is a vibrant and colorful collection that is sure to appeal to fans of jazz, Latin jazz and world music.

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