Crossing the stylistic
boundaries from jazz
Alexander was born and raised in Bath, UK. He began studying piano, clarinet and saxophone from a young age, and later took up singing. Soon after writing his first composition, a piano piece entitled, "Adieu", Alexander made the decision to pursue a career in music. Since then, Alexander's wide variety of musical interests and experiences have led him to explore many different genres.
Stemming from a love of classical music, notably the rich, emotive musical languages of Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Ravel, Alexander has written orchestral and instrumental works, striving to emulate the expressive music of Romantic and Impressionist era composers. Alexander's compositions have been performed at concerts to several hundred people.
It was after seeing Jamie Cullum in concert that Alexander became more interested in jazz, as well as creating music that crossed typical stylistic boundaries. As a singer and pianist, he cites Billy Joel, Jamie Cullum and Joe Stilgoe as major influences. Some performance highlights have included playing at The Ritz Hotel, London and performing alongside internationally renowned jazz pianist, Jason Rebello. In March 2016, Alexander will be playing at Pittcon, the world’s leading laboratory science exhibition.
Alexander is looking forward to studying music at the University of Oxford starting October 2016.
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