Jazz FM Classic Album series with Alex Wilson on the music of Monty Alexander
21st August 2023
Jazz FM’s Classic Album Playback series in partnership with the Hampstead Jazz Club. Alex Wilson recreates songs from the classic album Monty Alexander’s - Yard Movement Album. This evening with form two episodes of Jazz FM’s Classic Album playback series that will broadcast on the station throughout September on Saturday/Sunday nights at 9pm. Hosted by jazz legend Claire Martin OBE, each week the programme concentrates on a pivotal classic jazz album that has stood the test of time. Recorded in front of a discerning audience at PizzaExpress Holborn, a panel led by Ian Shaw will play tracks from the album and discuss their opinions on why the album as a collection of tracks worked to create the classic work we know of today, adding a layer of knowledge and understanding that will feed the inquisitive mind of the audience. Following the playback, Alex will re-create a number of tracks from the classic album, performing a mini-set, which you can hear as part of the broadcast.