With a career spanning over three decades, Eric Alexander has established himself as one of the most influential saxophonists of his generation. Alexander is known for his versatile and soulful performances across a range of genres. While primarily recognized for his proficiency on the tenor saxophone, he also demonstrates exceptional skills on soprano and alto saxophones.
Alexander’s career took off when he secured second place in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. This achievement lead to collaborations with celebrated artists such as Charles Earland, Pat Martino, Harold Mabern and Jimmy Cobb. Alexander has also performed and recorded with McCoy Tyner, Cedar Walton, Kenny Barron, Rufus Reid and Ira Sullivan, to name a few.
He has released more than 40 albums as a bandleader, showcasing his exceptional talent for composing and arranging. His signature sound is characterized by a robust tone and an innate ability to blend traditional and contemporary jazz elements seamlessly.
The Alex Nakhimovsky Trio features Alex Nakhimovsky on piano, Joe Porter on bass and John Jenkins on drums.
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