Ottawa Jazz Festival Inc. Presents

The Ottawa Jazz Festival announced that Jamaican renowned jazz pianist Monty Alexander will perform at the 8th Annual Fall into Swing Benefit Concert on Thursday, December 15th at the National Library and Archives Auditorium.

Alexander, who uses both the traditions of American jazz with his authentic Jamaican roots, has spent a lifetime exploring the rich depths of musical and cultural diversity; aficionados describe Alexander as a musician who defines the joy of jazz.

The Kingston, Jamaica native will perform selections from his recently released album, “Live at the Iridium.” Joining Alexander will be Hassan Shakur on bass and drummer George Fludas.

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