Later this month Jamaican jazz pianist MONTY ALEXANDER will perform a run of shows in London with HARLEM-KINGSTON EXPRESS 2.
Support comes from ROB FOWLER QUARTET - 'a portrait of Mulligan and Brookmeyer'
The shows are:
The JAMAICAN LEGENDS BAND, which features SLY AND ROBBIE, ERNEST RANGLIN and MONTY ALEXANDER, will follow up their Jamaica 50 appearance at the IndigO2 with a string of rare shows across the UK.
Tickets go on sale today (30 May).
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from the UK, London’s IndigO2 will play host to the Jamaica 50 Festival this summer.
The 11-day event is set to feature an eclectic mix of reggae artists from YELLOWMAN to GYPTIAN, DAMIAN MARLEY to LUCIANO, and SLY AND ROBBIE to BIG YOUTH.
ZIGGY MARLEY and STEPHEN MARLEY are among the five acts up for the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category for this year's Grammy awards.
Here’s the full list of nominees: