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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