Born in Macclesfield, Alex grew up surrounded by orchestral musicians and in 2017 graduated from Leeds College of Music, with a degree in Popular Music.

Since then he has worked across many genres and with a wide range of artists, including the MD of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, James Pearson, vocalists Mick Wilson (10cc), Lance Ellington (Strictly Come Dancing), Matt Ford (John Wilson Orchestra), Capital Voices and Grammy-nominated arranger Robin A. Smith. He also works regularly with the CBSO and Hallé orchestras across a variety of styles including West End/  Abba/ 80's/ Nashville/ Bond themed shows and was thrilled to perform the iconic Bond theme in recent film with live orchestra screenings of both ‘Casino Royale’ and ‘Skyfall’ in Manchester and Harrogate.

Alex is a passionate advocate for blues music and 'Keeping The Blues Alive', bringing a virtuosic twist to both traditional and modern blues. 

Theatre shows include:

Old Dogs, New Tricks - the blues experience

Faux Bonamassa - a tribute to the titan of blues

His debut blues album, ‘Head In A Blur’ was released in early 2020 with a new AV Trio album on the way soon!