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A Jamaican Jazz Legend in Los Angeles

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica’s award-winning jazz legend, Monty Alexander, will travel to Los Angeles for a show this November. Alexander, whose music explores the bridge between American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, will bring …

At New York’s Blue Note, Combining the Worlds of Jazz and Reggae

 Above: the Blue Note By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican jazz legend Monty Alexander will be launching a series of collaborative shows at the Blue Note in New York City next month, aiming to bring together the worlds of jazz …

Jamaica’s Monty Alexander to Headline Dominica Jazz ‘N Creole Festival

 Above: Monty Alexander By the Caribbean Journal staff Legendary Jamaican jazz pianist Monty Alexander will headline the upcoming Dominica Jazz ‘N Creole festial. The Kingston native recently celebrated his 50th year in music, accompanied by the release of his latest …

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 Above: Monty Alexander (Photo/Crush Boone) By Alexander Britell JAMAICAN MUSIC LEGEND MONTY ALEXANDER recently completed a two-week run at the famed Blue Note jazz club in New York City dubbed “50 Years In Music – 50 Years of Jamaica,” a …

 Above: Reggae artist Stephen Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Stephen Marley took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on Sunday for his album, “Revelation Pt. 1: The Root of Life.” The artist, who is the son of …

 By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what …