Monty Alexander & The Harlem Kingston Express - Philharmonie de Paris

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Monty Alexander & The Harlem Kingston Express; Monty Alexander, piano; Andy Bassford, Guitar; Hassan Shakur, Double bass; Leon Duncan, Bass; Wayne Escoffery, Saxophone tenor; Andrae Murchison, trombone; Jason Brown, Drums; Karl Wright, Drums; In a career spanning fifty years, Monty Alexander-a great ambassador for Jamaican music-has played with the best of the best. From Dizzy Gillespie to Ernest Ranglin, many of the greats have called on his exceptional sense of improvisation. Here, at the head of a group of American and Jamaican musicians, he explores two facets of his musical heritage: the jazz of Harlem and the reggae of Kingston. Recorded on 2017, April 23rd at the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, Philarmonie de Paris; TV Director, Samuel Petit (75 min)