On Friday, August 23rd, the iconic American Jazz Legend, Monty Alexander, will release his much anticipated Wareika Hill: Rastamonk Vibrations to the world. The release comes one day before his appearance at the Northwest Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 24th. The album and project represent one of Alexander’s most significant works in the past few years. An album and project that were years in the making.
Hear 30 seconds of the pre-release version of the Thelonious Monk classic jazz tune, “Bye-Ya.” An innovative fusion of straight-ahead jazz with the Rastafarian-based sounds of Reggae. One listen will make Alexander’s appearance at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY a must-see event on Saturday, August 24th at 8:30 pm:
Get Main Stage general admission seating for $20 for up-close seating to what promises to be a historic night of jazz at the 18th Annual Northwest Jazz Festival. Go here to this link:
Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express, Saturday, August 24th
Also, visit the JazzBuffalo dedicated page for the Northwest Jazz Festival. You will find more event information, videos, ticket links, and stories related to Monty Alexander, the artists appearing at the festival, and the five stages featuring 30 performances by nearly 150 musicians. Click on the link below: