In case you have never witnessed this, here's a link to video of Monty Alexander playing with great panache live in Montreux, 1976. The intro is in transcription.

Video: Satin Doll - Monty Alexander


Harry Likas was the Technical Editor of Mark Levine's "The Jazz Theory Book" and also helped develop "The Jazz Piano Book." Harry spends his time teaching jazz piano online and playing solo piano gigs.