Adjunct instructor, Purchase College. Private teacher for 4 years.
BA from Tufts University. Nearly-completed MM from Purchase College
Manhattan, NYC, Westchester NY, Rockland County NY, Brooklyn, NY
Alexander is a Brooklyn-born and bred jazz pianist, composer, and instructor. He is currently completing his Masters degree at SUNY Purchase’s prestigious Conservatory of Music and holds his Bachelor’s from Tufts University, where he graduated cum laude with a BA in both Economics and International Relations. Alexander has studied with a who’s-who of great jazz pianists, including Kevin Hays and David Hazeltine. He performs around New York City with his working trio and as a sideman for an assortment of great bands and artists. As a teacher, Alexander emphasizes developing a strong technique, good ear, and healthy appreciation for the music. Above all else, playing music should be fun!