B i o g r a p h y
"A careful and lucid improviser, Graham references, with erudition and panache, vocabulary and tonal connotations from Cannonball Adderley, Phil Woods, Jackie McLean, Kenny Garrett and Donald Harrison, among others."
- Ted Panken, Downbeat Magazine
Saxophonist, flutist, and composer Alex Graham is an internationally recognized performer and educator who has performed as a leader or sideman with a variety of artists at festivals, clubs, and concert halls all over the world. He has been awarded fellowships and residencies to compose original music, and is an Associate Professor of Saxophone at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Graham’s recordings on Origin Records have been acclaimed by international critics and radio DJs, and feature some of the top jazz instrumentalists in the world. Alex is a Vandoren Regional Artist, a performing artist and clinician for Jupiter Saxophones, and holds a doctorate in jazz studies from the Eastman School of Music.