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Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander
Aliases
Monty Alexander Quintet
Monty Alexander's Ivory & Steel
The Monty Alexander Trio
Monty Alexander Trio
Real name
Montgomery Bernard Alexander
Born
June 6, 1944
Country
Jamaica
Comments
Pianist.
Family
Caterina Zapponi Wife

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Managed by Clee J

Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1978 (4 artists)

Covers by Monty Alexander

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1965 Yves Montand
1965 The Dave Bailey Quintet
1965 Milt Jackson
1965 Isabel Bigley
1965 Bing Crosby, Leonid Kinskey, Martha Raye, Bob Burns and Louis Prima with The Sons of the Pioneers
1965 Robert Alda & Isabel Bigley
1965 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
1965 (unknown), (unknown)
1965 Lee Morgan Sextet
1968 Lisa Kirk
1968 Neal Hefti and His Orchestra
1968 Ray Bolger & Eileen Herlie
1968 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
1968 Elmer Bernstein
1968 Jeanne Aubert & Lawrence Gray
1969 Brook Benton
1969 Jackie Ward
1969 Dee Dee Warwick
1969 Tony Bennett
November 1970 Joni Mitchell
November 1970 Richard Chamberlain
November 1970 The Beatles
November 1970 The Mike Curb Congregation
1971 King Radio
1971 The Beatles
1971 Kenny Baker [US1]
1971 Miles Davis
1971 Keith Hamshere
1972 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1972 Robert Alda & Isabel Bigley
1972 Michel Legrand
1972 Roger Nichols and Paul Williams
1974 Michael Jackson
1974 Larry Meredith
1974 Al Green
1974 Al Green
1974 Isaac Hayes
1974 Katherine Dunham and Ensemble
1975 Julie Andrews
1975 Roberta Flack
1975 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1975 Charley Parker's Ree Boppers
1975 Louis Jourdan
1975 Michel Legrand
1975 Stevie Wonder
1977 (unknown), (unknown)
1977 Line Renaud
1977 Kay Kyser and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Ginny Simms
1977 McKinney's Cotton Pickers - Vocal refrain by Donald Redman
1977 Sonny Thompson - Lula Reed
1977 Stevie Wonder
1977 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1977 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kenny Sargent
1977 Nat Adderley
1978 Stevie Wonder
1978 Jimmy Cliff
1978 Agostinho dos Santos
1979 Milt Jackson Quartet
1979 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1979 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1979 Sydney Chaplin and Judy Holliday
1979 Nat King Cole
1979 Mark Allen
1979 The Stylistics
1979 Ma Rainey acc. by Her Georgia Jazz Band
1979 Benny Goodman Sextet
1979 Oscar Pettiford Modern Quintet
1979 Michael Dees
1980 David "Fathead" Newman
1980 John Coltrane, Miles Davis
1980 Fats Domino
1980 Nat 'King' Cole
1980 Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery
1980 Kurt Weill
1980 Victor Young and His Orchestra, Crusaders [US1]
1980 Nat "King" Cole with the Music of Nelson Riddle
1980 Miles Davis Quartet
1980 J.W. Myers
1980 Nat Adderley
1981 Dizzy Gillespie
1981 Felicia Sanders
1981 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
1981 Gladys Swarthout & John Boles
1981 Larry Clinton and His Orchestra
1981 Carl Fenton's Orchestra
1981 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
1981 Connie Boswell
1981 Horace Silver Quintet
1981 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra
1981 Eddy Howard and His Orchestra
1982 Ambrose and His Orchestra
1982 Ginger Rogers & Willie Howard
1982 The Skip-Jacks
1982 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
1982 Benny Carter and His Swing Quartet featuring Elisabeth Welch
1983 Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
1983 Christopher Cross
1983 Thelonious Monk Trio
1983 Ginger Rogers & Willie Howard
1983 Patrice Rushen
1983 Line Renaud
1983 Don Gibson
1983 Virginia Bruce
1983 Roland Gerbeau
1983 Walter Catlett
1983 Emil Newman
1983 Kenny Baker [US1]
1983 The Randy Weston Trio
1983 Abbie Mitchell
1983 Isham Jones and His Orchestra
1983 John Payne & Joan Merrill
1983 Jane Powell
1983 Wes Montgomery with Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath, Albert Heath
1983 Jeanne Aubert & Lawrence Gray
1983 Pine Ridge Boys
1984 Michael Jackson
1984 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1984 Barney Bigard and Orchestra
1984 Muddy Waters
1984 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1984 Prince's Band, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1984 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1984 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1984 (unknown)
1984 (unknown)
1984 Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman
1984 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1984 Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
1984 Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra
1984 Fay Templeton
1985 Mario Lanza, RCA Victor Orchestra and Jeff Alexander Choir
1985 Bruno Martino
1985 Miles Davis
1985 Juanita Hall
1985 Juanita Hall
1985 Randy Weston
1985 The Rolling Stones
1985 (unknown), Harry Belafonte
1985 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
1985 Dinah Shore
1985 Agostinho dos Santos
1985 Katherine Dunham and Ensemble
1986 Miles Davis
1986 Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra
1986 Wes Montgomery
1986 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1987 Emma Trentini and Orville Harrold
1987 George Olsen and His Orchestra
1987 Stanley Holloway, Gordon Dilworth and Rod McLennan
1987 Bert Stock and His Orchestra
1987 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1987 Deek Watson & His Brown Dots
1987 Dick Haymes with Victor Young and His Orchestra
1987 Count Basie Kansas City Seven
1987 Ray Brown / Milt Jackson
1987 Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra
1987 King Cole with with Orchestra Conducted by Frank DeVol
1987 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra
1987 Cootie Williams and His Orchestra
1987 Benny Goodman Sextet
1987 Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman
1987 The King Cole Trio
1987 The King Cole Trio
1987 Nat "King" Cole with the Music of Nelson Riddle
1987 Nat King Cole
1987 Elsie Carlisle
1987 Russ Columbo
1988 Joni Mitchell
1988 (unknown)
1988 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
1989 João Gilberto
1989 Tommy Tucker
1989 Wilbur Evans
1989 Frank Sinatra
1989 Vic Damone and Music by Camarata
1989 Doris Day
1989 John Payne & Joan Merrill
1990 Fisk University Jubilee Singers
1990 Thelonious Monk Quintet
1990 (unknown)
1990 Thelonious Monk Trio
1990 (unknown)
1990 Henry Busse and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Richard Barry
1990 Duke Ellington
1990 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
1990 The Jazz Pilots
1990 James P. Johnson
1990 J.J. Fisher
1995 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1995 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra with Kenny Sargent
1995 Ivie Anderson
1995 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1995 (unknown)
1995 The Jungle Band
1995 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, The Boswell Sisters
1995 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1995 King Oliver's Jazz Band, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1995 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1996 Ambrose and His Orchestra
1996 Art Farmer & Benny Golson
1996 Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
1996 The Wailers
1996 Walter Huston
1996 Nat "King" Cole with the Music of Nelson Riddle
1996 Victor Young
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
May 25, 1999 The Wailers
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1963-1973]
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
May 25, 1999 Bob Marley and The Wailing Wailers
April 25, 2000 Herbie Hancock
April 25, 2000 "Cannonball" Adderley
April 25, 2000 Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers
April 25, 2000 The Stylistics
April 25, 2000 Lee Morgan
April 25, 2000 Barbara Acklin
April 25, 2000 Dobie Gray
2002 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Hallelujah I Love Her So Monty Alexander 2002 Unverified
2002 Ted Fiorito & His Orchestra
March 2004 Burning Spear
March 2004 The Maytals
March 2004 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 The Wailers
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 The Wailers
March 28, 2006 The Wailers
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 28, 2006 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
March 2008 Tommy Tucker Time
March 2008 Wynona Carr
March 2008 Dick Van Dyke
March 2008 Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman
March 2008 Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
March 2008 Sacha Distel et son ensemble
March 2008 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
2008 Vera Lynn
2008 David Brooks and Marion Bell
2008 Nat "King" Cole
2008 (unknown)
2008 Nat King Cole
2008 Nat "King" Cole
2008 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra
August 1, 2010 Frank Sinatra
March 16, 2011 Ella Fitzgerald - Orchestra conducted by Buddy Bregman
March 16, 2011 Frank Sinatra
March 16, 2011 Geo. Campbell, Brook Benton
March 16, 2011 Richard Hayman Orchestra
2011 Ambrose and His Orchestra
2011 Frank Sinatra
2011 The Modern Jazz Quartet
2011 Blue Mitchell
2011 The Clovers
2013 Peggy Lee
2013 Ahmad Jamal
2013 The Randy Weston Trio
2013 (unknown)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Alexander the Great Monty Alexander 1965 Pacific Jazz
Spunky Monty Alexander 1965 Pacific Jazz
Zing! The Monty Alexander Trio 1968 RCA Victor
This Is Monty Alexander Monty Alexander 1969 Verve Records
Taste of Freedom Monty Alexander November 1970 MGM
Here Comes the Sun Monty Alexander 1971 MPS
We've Only Just Begun The Monty Alexander Trio 1972 BASF
Perception! Monty Alexander 1974 MPS
Rass! Monty Alexander 1974 MPS
Love and Sunshine Monty Alexander 1975 MPS
Unlimited Love Monty Alexander 1975 MPS
Estade Monty Alexander 1977 MPS
Montreux Alexander - Live! At the Montreux Festival The Monty Alexander Trio 1977 MPS
Cobilimbo Monty Alexander 1978 MPS
"Soul Fusion" Milt Jackson & The Monty Alexander Trio 1978 Pablo
Monty Alexander in Tokyo Monty Alexander 1979 Pablo
The Way It Is The Monty Alexander Trio 1979 MPS
Facets Monty Alexander with Ray Brown and Jeff Hamilton 1980 Concord Jazz
Ivory & Steel Monty Alexander Quintet 1980 Concord Picante
Monty Alexander & Ernest Ranglin Monty Alexander & Ernest Ranglin 1981 MPS
Trio Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis 1981 Concord Jazz
Triple Treat Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis 1982 Concord Jazz
A Ray Brown 3 Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Sam Most 1983 Concord Jazz
Goal Dieter Goal featuring The Monty Alexander Trio 1983 Corona Music Jazz
Look Up Monty Alexander Trio 1983 Atlas Record [JP]
Reunion in Europe Alexander - Clayton - Hamilton 1984 Concord Jazz
The Duke Ellington Song Book Monty Alexander 1984 MPS
Caribbean Duet Michel Sardaby & Monty Alexander 1985 Harmonic
Full Steam Ahead The Monty Alexander Trio 1985 Concord Jazz
Threesome Monty Alexander / N.-H. Ørsted Pedersen / Grady Tate 1986 Soul Note
Spontaneous Combustion Barney Kessel with The Monty Alexander Trio 1987 Contemporary
To Nat, With Love Monty Alexander 1987 Zanda
Triple Treat II Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis with Special Guest John Frigo 1987 Concord Jazz
Jamboree Monty Alexander's Ivory & Steel 1988 Concord Jazz
Triple Treat I I I Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis with Special Guest John Frigo 1989 Concord Jazz
Snowy Morning Blues Howard Alden Trio with Special Guest Monty Alexander 1990 Concord Jazz
The River Monty Alexander 1990 Concord Jazz
Tribute to Duke Ellington Barbara Hendricks / Monty Alexander Trio 1995 EMI Classics
To the Ends of the Earth Monty Alexander's Ivory & Steel 1996 Concord Picante
Stir It Up - The Music of Bob Marley Monty Alexander May 25, 1999 Telarc
Monty Meets Sly & Robbie Monty Alexander and Sly & Robbie April 25, 2000 Telarc
Kristian Jørgensen Quartet Meets Monty Alexander Kristian Jørgensen Quartet, Monty Alexander 2002 Stunt Records
Rocksteady Monty Alexander With Ernest Ranglin March 2004 Telarc
Concrete Jungle - The Music of Bob Marley Monty Alexander March 28, 2006 Telarc
The Good Life – Monty Alexander Plays the Songs of Tony Bennett Monty Alexander March 2008 Chesky Records
The Songs of Nat King Cole - Calypso Blues Monty Alexander 2008 Chesky Records
Love Me Tender Monty Alexander Trio March 16, 2011 Venus Records
Uplift Monty Alexander 2011 Jazz Legacy Productions
Uplift 2 Monty Alexander 2013 Jazz Legacy Productions

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
You Are There Hilary Kole August 1, 2010 Justin Time