Monty Alexander

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Monty Alexander
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Monty Alexander at Ronnie Scotts Jazz venue, London
Background information
Birth nameMontgomery Bernard Alexander
Born (1944-06-06) June 6, 1944 (age 76)
Kingston, Jamaica
GenresJazz, reggae
InstrumentsPiano, melodica
Years active1958–present

Monty Alexander (born Montgomery Bernard Alexander; June 6, 1944)[1] is a jazz pianist, who also plays the melodica. His career began in 1958.

He was born in Kingston, Jamaica, but was raised in Miami, Florida. He was married to musician Emily Remler, but their marriage ended in divorce.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rinzler, Paul; Kernfeld, Barry (2002). "Alexander, Monty". In Barry Kernfeld (ed.). The new Grove dictionary of jazz, vol. 1 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 28. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.

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