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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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1978 (3 artists)

Covers by Monty Alexander

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

Releases

Albums

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

Performances also appear on

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