New Orleans Musician – Saxophonist and Copywriter

Download Tracks from Bluish Hue!

Bluish Hue is my debut instrumental album, recorded with

Andrew Heglund and Hans Halt.

It pays homage to the classic Sonny Rollins and Joe Henderson saxophone trio albums.

Play this FREE, original track, or purchase more! 

Featured : Track 6 - O Passaro Azul

Album - Bluish Hue


As a versatile saxophonist and woodwind doubler in New Orleans, he performs at Musical Legends Park with Steve Rohbock and Fred Stahley (formerly of Dr. John’s ensemble), RF’s with Orphaned in Storyville, the Drinkery with Shan Kenner and James Singleton, along with his own trio and Duo Brasileiro. He is also part of the band Sabertooth Swing, which has recently released it’s first album, Extinct Possibilities.

As an international artist, Alex has performed on saxophone at the 2019 Pueblos Blancos festival in Andalucia, Spain and at the Mirajazz club in Porto, Portugal.



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