Alex Lefaivre

Instrument: Bass | Location: Montreal

Born: October 30, 1982

Alex Lefaivre is a bass player, composer and label owner based out of Montreal, QC, Canada.

Equally proficient on both the upright and electric bass, Alex is a fearless original known for his unique artistic voice, passionate work ethic and easy going personality. He has had the pleasure of performing with artists such as Rafael Zaldivar, Samuel Blais, Rémi Bolduc, Kalmunity, John Roney, Jacques Kuba Séguin, Paul Merkelo, Sonia Johnson, Erik Hove, Andy King, Rachel Therrien, Klo Pelgag, Karma Atchykah and Aliocha .

In 2007, Alex co-founded Parc X trio, one of Canada’s premier jazz groups. Parc X Trio have released 7 recordings, the latest of which, Dream, is released through Challenge Records International. They have toured across Canada, Mexico, the USA and Europe and continue to maintain a busy schedule. Parc X Trio have won many awards and distinctions including the Grand Prize for Jazz by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in 2010.

Read more
“Always tasteful and tuneful, Alex Lefaivre has built a solid reputation over the past decade as one of Montreal’s go-to bassists. His latest project, the Alex Lefaivre Quartet, features some of his best writing and playing to date, along with a stellar line-up that will leave appreciative audiences asking for more. Definitely a group to watch out for in 2018.”

– Gregory Kampf, La Villa Strangiato, CHUO 89,1FM

“There’s a great new quartet in town! Keep your ears to the ground for the sound of the Alex Lefaivre Quartet. Featuring a stunning line-up of creative jazzmen performing compositions from bassist Alex Lefaivre, this quartet delivers a contemporary jazz sound with engaging rhythms and melodies

Read more

Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Montreal

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Videos

Bandcamp / Soundcloud

Recordings