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The Monty Alexander Trio – Full Steam Ahead


Distinguished New Yorker magazine jazz critic Whitney Balliett must have had someone like Monty Alexander in mind when he wrote that the fundamental intent of jazz “is to entertain and recharge the spirit with new beauties.”

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Full Steam Ahead features Monty Alexander, one of the most distinctive and exhilarating pianists in jazz, Frank Gant on drums and the incomparable Ray Brown on bass. The record was originally released on Concord in 1984, but this version includes three bonus tracks – “Straighten Up An Fly Right,” “High Heeled Sneakers” and “Renewal.” Each of these two-LP sets is individually numbered and pressed on virgin 180-gram vinyl by Record Technology, Inc. Half-speed mastering by Stan Ricker from the original master tapes.


1.Freddie Freeloader
2.Once I Loved
3.Ray’s Idea

1.Because You’re Mine
2.I Can’t Get No Satisfaction
3.Happy Talk
2.Just Friends
3.Straighten Up and Fly Right (Bonus Tracks)
1.High Heeled Sneakers


Additional information

Weight 0.900 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm