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Alex Nguyen

Since arriving in New York, trumpeter Alex Nguyen has been establishing himself for his distinctive lyrical and melodic style. The Savannah, Georgia native has garnered praise for his independent projects, including the nine-piece Jazz Conceptions Orchestra, for which he arranges much of the material. While his work as a soloist, bandleader, and arranger has caught the attention of critics, Alex has also been noticed by fellow musicians, appearing with such groups as the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band, the Curtis Fuller Quintet, and the Celebration of Lionel Hampton; and one of his compositions “The First Year” was featured on NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron’s album The Traveler

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