Alex is a trombone and jazz instructor at California Institute of the Arts and California State University, Northridge and is a Conn/Selmer performing artist. Alex has performed and/ or recorded with: Joe Cocker, James Horner, Henry Mancini, Alan Jackson, The Tonight Show, Hans Zimmer, The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Johnny Mathis, Lalo Shiffrin, Natalie Cole, Danny Elfman, Ray Charles, Trevor Rabin, Harry Connick Jr., Robbie Williams, Terence Blanchard, John Williams and Prince. He has played in the pit orchestras of numerous Los Angeles productions of Broadway shows including: “The Lion King,” “Phantom of the Opera”, “Chicago,” “West Side Story,” “The Producers" and "Hairspray.” He has toured as lead and solo jazz trombonist with the Woody Herman and Maynard Ferguson big bands. He has also performed on “The Emmy Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “The People's Choice Awards” and hundreds of television series and motion picture soundtracks.
Alex will be performing with the EIU Jazz Faculty Combo - Andrew Cheetham, trumpet; Scott Hesse, guitar; Sam Fagaly, tenor sax; Paul Johnston, piano; Jemmie Robertson, trombone; Jamie Ryan, drums, and special guest Stacy Williams-Jackson, bass and MTEC Faculty Quintet.
This is the finale concert for the Midwest Trombone Euphonium Conference. For more information on the entire MTEC clinic see the Music section of the website.
Sponsored by the Consolidated Communications Artists Series underwriting great jazz performances.
11/02 | 4:00 pm