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Eric Alexander

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: August 4, 1968    

Boasting a warm, finely burnished tone and a robust melodic and harmonic imagination, tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander brings a seasoned veteran's proficiency and poise to his latest recording, Nightlife in Tokyo. As he has on his four previous Milestone albums as a leader, the 34-year-old colossus-on-the-rise approached this new project with an assured and mature musical vision, gracefully sidestepping the novelties and trends that have come to the fore in so much contemporary jazz marketing.

“I'm not consciously trying to do things differently from record date to record date,” explains the 34-year-old Galesburg, Illinois native. “I'm just really adhering to formula of assembling good musicians that I'm comfortable playing with, getting quality material--a combination of originals and standards and perhaps some new arrangements on standard tunes--and trying to make the kind of a recording that a jazz fan or musician can put on and enjoy listening to from start to finish.”...
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    Chicago Fire

    HighNote Records
    2014
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    Touching

    HighNote Records
    2013
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    Friendly Fire

    HighNote Records
    2012
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    Don't Follow the Crowd

    HighNote Records
    2011
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    Eric Alexander Quartet: Chim Chim Cheree

    Venus Jazz
    2010
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    Prime Time

    HighNote Records
    2009
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    Eric Alexander Quartet: Prime Time

    HighNote Records
    2008
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Chicago Fire

HighNote Records (2014)

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