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Alex Ward

Primary Instrument: Multi-instrumentalist

Born: February 12, 1974    

Alex Ward

Alex Ward was born in 1974. He is a composer, improviser, and performing musician. His primary instruments are clarinet and guitar, and he has also performed in public and on recordings on alto sax, piano/keyboards, bass guitar, and as a vocalist. He was based in Oxford from 1992-2000, and since then has lived in London.

His involvement in freely improvised music dates back to 1986, when he met the guitarist Derek Bailey. As an improviser, he was initially principally a clarinettist (sometimes also playing alto sax), but since 2000 he has also been active as an improvising guitarist. Both as a clarinettist and guitarist, his longest-standing collaborations in the field of improvised music have been with the drummer Steve Noble....
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  • Bad Folds

    Copepod Records
    2013
  • Fast Talk

    Emanem
    2012

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Sep04 Alex Ward Sextet
Cafe OTO
London, UK
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