"I was there before reggae," says Monty Alexander, speaking of his native Jamaica, in a way that's perfectly balanced between humble admission and matter-of-fact declaration. "I was playing in the studios of Kingston Jamaica, with the masters of Jamaican music, The Skatalites, before they were The ... More >>
Weekend Jazz Saturday with Tracy Fields
When he appeared in Miami last year, jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba ignited a firestorm of controversy. Though he now lives in South Florida, he just wants to play music, not politics.
One lable hopes to prove the blues deserve a fair hearing