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Alex Hitchcock

Alex Hitchcock is an award-winning London-born saxophonist and composer. He leads his own quintet, whose increasingly burgeoning reputation on the international jazz stage was confirmed by first place in the Conad Jazz Contest at the 2018 Umbria Jazz Festival. BBC Radio 3, JazzFM and Hungarian television. ​ His quintet has toured to Italy, Poland, Spain and Hungary and played at legendary UK venues including Love Supreme Festival, the Royal Albert Hall and Ronnie Scott’s. Their critically acclaimed debut album on iconic Spanish label Fresh Sound New Talent was described by All About Jazz as ‘an exquisitely subtle collection of tunes… the clearest indicator to date of the stratospheric trajectory on which this super-talented quintet is indubitably heading’.

East Midlands JAZZ