As an educator, Alex is published under Hudson Press as a contributing writer on a series of digital books on keyboard technique for Musician’s Institute Los Angeles. He has also served as director of the Jazz Singers at Sante Fe High School in Los Angeles, CA, directed and managed the Arts Alive Music Academy in Orange County, CA and has maintained a healthy studio of private students for 20 years, with areas of focus being piano (classical, pop, jazz) and arranging (rhythm, strings, horns).
Alex received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music in Film Scoring from New York University.
Alex N. is a New York City based pianist, keyboardist, music director, composer, arranger and educator. Widely known as Engelbert Humperdinck’s music director and pianist since the beginning of 2007 through 2015, his list of other notable recording and performance credits include artists Rod Stewart, Queen Latifah, Carly Simon, Art Garfunkel, Natasha Bedingfield, Rita Wilson, Patrizio Buanne, Tom Chapin, Doc Powell, Taylor Dayne, the Prague Philharmonic, the BBC Radio Orchestra, the Newark Symphony, the Omaha Symphony, 42nd Street The Musical, and producers Phil Ramone, Clive Davis, Richard Perry, Phil Galdston and Lauren Wild. Alex has appeared on The Today Show, The Tonight Show, The Late, Late Show, Regis and Kelly, The Ellen Show, The American Music Awards, The Martha Stewart Show and A&E Private Sessions.
Through his “Alex Navarro Music” production company, he has released two solo albums, “Closer Than You Think” and “This Moment In Time”, both available through iTunes, and Amazon.. In promotion of these projects, Alex has performed in Japan, New York, Los Angeles, his hometown of Houston and in his native Lima, Peru at the Festival de Jazz. Also under his production company, he has composed and recorded cues for Ford Motors, Wal-Mart, PBS, The Martin Agency and various independent film producers and directors.
Alex received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music in Film Scoring from New York University. While at NYU, he was awarded the Elmer Bernstein Award of Excellence in Film Scoring and also served as teaching assistant for the NYU Songwriters Forum under the direction of Eagles member and solo artist / songwriter Glenn Frey.
Alex is a member of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 802 (New York) and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP-Alex Navarro Music).