Born in New York City on July 8th 1957, Tracy Alexander is the son of internationally renowned Jazz Drummer Elmer Mousie Alexander (1922-1988). Mousie was voted onto the list of Top Ten Jazz Drummers internationally for over 40 Years by The Downbeat Jazz Polls. Tracy studied with his Father from the age of 12 years old and two years later was accepted into Choate School's Jazz Performance Class where he played drums in The Mighty Midgets Of Jazz Big Band under the direction of Phil Wilson.
In 1972 at the age of 15 years old Tracy began playing professionally on weekends and was invited to join The Nassau County Neophonic Lab Band which was composed of the finest high school level Jazz Musicians in the area. International Tours and Concerts include; The Nassau County Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Brissago Jazz Festival, Brienz Jazz Festival, L.A. Classic Jazz Festival, Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, Jane Jarvis Jazz Invitational, Sarasota Jazz Festival, KOOL Jazz Festival, Gainesville Jazz Festival, Cocoa Beach Jazz Festival, Daytona Beach Jazz Festival, New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival, Detroit Jazz Festival and The Clearwater Jazz Holiday. Tracy has performed at numerous Jazz Society Concerts and Festivals with Clark Terry, Milt Hinton, Bill Watrous, Derek Smith, George Duvivier, Mike Longo, Buddy Morrow, Monty Alexander, Eubie Blake, Jessie Stone, Dakota Staton, Maxine Sullivan, Nathen Page, Bucky And John Pizzarelli, John and Bill Allred, Herb Ellis, Larry Coryell, Jane Jarvis, Kenny Drew Jr, George Duke, Freddy Cole, Frank Sinatra Jr, Billy Eckstine, Jack Sheldon, Billy Daniels, Ira Sullivan, Flip Phillips, Lew Tabackin, Holly Hofmann, Ray Gelato, Harry Sheppard, Paul Smith, Peter Appleyard, Lynn Seaton, Walt Levinsky, Bob Haggart, Johnny Varro and Miss Lilly Ann Carol, (the original female vocalist for Louis Prima in 1945).