Born in California and raised in New York and New Jersey, Alex Wintz began playing guitar at the age of four. Over the years he has had the opportunity to learn and play numerous genres of music including jazz, pop/rock, and electronic music. Alex enrolled at the Berklee College of Music on a full tuition scholarship in the fall of 2006. Over the years he has been mentored by some of the best music educators across the country including Vic Juris, Hal Crook, Dave Santoro, Rick Peckham, Dave Stryker, and Joe Lovano. Alex is continued his studies at the Juilliard School where he graduated from the Master's Jazz program under the tutelage of Rodney Jones, Frank Kimbrough, Kenny Washington, Ben Wolfe, Ron Blake, and Frank Kimbrough.
Alex Wintz is an outstanding guitarist—definitely a new voice worth
hearing. —ick Peckham, Assistant Chair of Guitar, Berklee College of Music
Alex Wintz is one of the best young guitarists coming up on the scene today —Dave Stryker