Monk’s Jamaican Spirit: Monty Alexander Considers the Music of Thelonious Monk in a Whole New Light

Known for melding jazz with the sounds of his native Jamaica, pianist Monty Alexander has recorded more than 75 albums during his illustrious career. He’s made full-length tributes to Bob Marley and Nat Cole, among others. That’s why his new record, on which Alexander interprets the music of Thelonious Monk, seems long overdue. But Wareika

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