Alex Hitchcock Quintet at Colchester Arts Centre Jazz Club
Rising tenor sax star Alex Hitchcock leads a youthful powerhouse quintet bristling with talent, and oozing a compelling, adventurous ear for melody with virtuosic improvising.
When reviewing one of the band's gigs, the JazzMann commented: "If I suggest that it reminded me of Miles Davis’s classic quintet with Wayne Shorter, that will give you some idea of the impact it had on me. It’s tightly disciplined, in the best sense of the word."
Alex has worked as an Ambassador for the National Youth Jazz Collective, and in 2015 collaborated with promoters Serious to produce concerts at Rich Mix through their Young&Serious programme. In 2016, he completed a postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Music. ...
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