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Cypriot-American Composer/Bassist Alexi David grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn. His group Alexi David's PATRIOT ACT has created the first fusion of Jazz with the Rembetika music of Greece. Also adept on Bouzouki, Baglama, and Piano, he is a scholar on the music of Charles Mingus and has worked with Terry Waldo, Jose James, The Fat Cat Big Band, Junior Mance and many others. Being Nellie McKay's regular bassist, he naturally lives with two cats. Currently hard at work researching forgotten and never performed Mingus compositions for upcoming shows, he can be found at alexidavid.com.