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Alex Coke

Alex Coke, born in Dallas, Texas, an original member of the Creative Opportunity Orchestra, has performed with Tina Marsh in various formations for 22 years. For ten years he played and recorded with the internationally renowned Dutch jazz group, the Willem Breuker Kollektief. His various bands have included New Visions, the Live Action Brass Band, the Leadbelly Legacy Band, The Alex Coke/Paul Bollenback Duo, Jamad, and his post-bop quintet, The Worthy Constituents, a collaboration with longtime partner, pianist Rich Harney with Martin Banks on trumpet. He has worked with Gerald Wilson, Charles Tolliver, James Polk, Jay Rozen, the Paradise Regained Orchestra and the Trio Henk de Jonge. He can also be heard with the John Jordan Trio, the Mysterious Quartet From Helsinki featuring Chris Duarte, and Rob Verdurmen's Double Drummer Bill.

Gear

Eva Kingma Bass and Alto Flutes Yamaha piccolo Muramatsu flute Chris Abell wooden headjoint Selmer Tenor/Soprano

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Primary Instrument

Woodwind

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

By Appt.

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Date Detail Price
Dec15Sat
21:30
Ephraim Owens Quintet
Elephant Room
Austin, TX
Dec25Tue
21:30
Worthy Constituents Christmas
Elephant Room
Austin, TX
Jan6Sun
15:00
Austin Jazz Society Present Alex Coke Quartet
Chez Zee American Bistro
Austin, TX
$25

Discography