Born: November 21, 1992
Los Angeles based guitarist Alex Sill grew up in a musical family and began playing the guitar at the age of 12, listening to artists including Led Zeppelin, Jeff Beck, Van Halen and Mike Oldfield. He was exposed to jazz at an early age through the music of artists like Steely Dan, John Coltrane and Pat Metheny, and developed a love for the genre in high school. When he was 16, Alex received guidance and lessons from world renowned guitar virtuoso Steve Vai. Vai was impressed with Alex's natural guitar talent as well as his level of technical and aural facility for his age. Alex's influences include Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny, Steely Dan, Guthrie Govan, Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Charles Altura, Jonathan Kreisberg, Keith Jarrett and Steve Vai. ...
Awards-Louis Armstrong Jazz Award (2011) -Lee Ritneour's Six String Theory Guitar Competition (2012-Winner of Rock Category, 2nd Runner Up Overall)
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