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Alex Goodman

Winner of both first prize and the Public's Choice Award at the 2014 Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition, Alex Goodman has been hailed as “a definite musical voice” (Guitar International), “a jazz phenomenon the world over” (Birmingham Times), and “among the best in jazz today” (Improvijazzation).

In 2013, Alex's CD Bridges was nominated for a JUNO, Canada's highest musical honor as Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year. Since moving to New York in 2012, Goodman has recorded with artists including John Patitucci, Dick Oatts and Rich Perry and performed with a variety of notable jazz musicians like Charles Lloyd, Ari Hoenig, John Ellis and John Riley. Alex was awarded a 2013 ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composer Award, has written a book of solo guitar etudes and has composed extensively for jazz groups, chamber groups, orchestras, big bands, and string quartets.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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Discography

Second Act

Second Act

Lyte Records
2017

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Border Crossing

Border Crossing

OA2 Records
2016

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Bridges

Bridges

Connection Point Records
2012

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Questions

Questions

Alex Goodman
Second Act

Family Breakfast

Family Breakfast

Alex Goodman
Border Crossing

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