Alex Wilson

Now based in Switzerland, Alex Wilson is one of the foremost keyboard players to come out of the UK.  He has travelled to sixty countries appearing with artists as diverse as Wynton Marsalis, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Ernest Ranglin, Marc Anthony, Cheo Feliciano, Jocelyn Brown, Courtney Pine, Hugh Masakela, Madou Sidiki Diabaté & DJ Snowboy.

 

His composing & production career is equally diverse writing commissions for Harrogate International Festival, Aldeburgh Music and The Royal Opera House and his theatre score for NITRO’s The Wedding Dance to his TV music placed on Channel 4, the series ‘24’, CNN, Discovery Channel and the Sandra Bullock film The Proposal.

Alex Wilson is musical supervisor/director of Do You Speak Djembe - a worldwide interactive show featuring top African and world musicians including Seckou Keita.

 

Curator of the annual London Latin Jazz Fest and with nine solo albums to his name including Mali Latino, which achieved a Top of the World accolade from Songlines magazine, Alex has firmly established himself in the world of Latin Music and beyond. 

 

Alex was born in the UK of mixed English/African parentage and was brought up in the UK, Sierra Leone, Austria and Switzerland.

 

 

“one of the world’s most exciting and entertaining piano players ...”

Ross Dines - Jazz Club Soho, Pizza Express, London

 

“His playing is fantastic, his arrangements are fantastic, he gets involved giving 100%”

Rodrigo y Gabriel

 

" .. superb pianist .. he has a sweeping musical awareness and a formidable technique."

John Fordham, The Guardian

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