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Alex Goodman

Winner of both first prize and the Public's Choice Award at the 2014 Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition, Alex Goodman has been hailed as “a definite musical voice” (Guitar International), “a jazz phenomenon the world over” (Birmingham Times), and “among the best in jazz today” (Improvijazzation).

In 2013, Alex's CD Bridges was nominated for a JUNO, Canada's highest musical honor as Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year. Since moving to New York in 2012, Goodman has recorded with artists including John Patitucci, Dick Oatts and Rich Perry and performed with a variety of notable jazz musicians like Charles Lloyd, Ari Hoenig, John Ellis and John Riley. Alex was awarded a 2013 ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composer Award, has written a book of solo guitar etudes and has composed extensively for jazz groups, chamber groups, orchestras, big bands, and string quartets.

Alex has performed at top New York City jazz clubs such as Smalls, the Appel Room at Lincoln Center, Mezzrow, 55 Bar, Smoke, National Sawdust and Cornelia Street Cafe, at prestigious international venues such as the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Massey Hall in Toronto, Club Unterfahrt in Munich as well as at jazz festivals including Winter Jazz Fest in New York, the Montreal Jazz Festival and the Montreux Jazz Festival. Alex has also played across the world in countries including Bulgaria, India, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Belgium

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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Albums

Future Memories

Greenleaf Music
2021

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Earth Voices

Empress Music Group
2021

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Impressions in Blue...

Outside in Music
2020

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Assembly of Shadows

Soundspore Records
2019

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Second Act

Lyte Records
2017

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Border Crossing

OA2 Records
2016

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Finis

From: Earth Voices
By Alex Goodman

If I Loved You

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

View in Perspective

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

View in Perspective (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Sonata No. 12 Adagio

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Sonata No. 12 Adagio (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

E.T.

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Occam's Razor

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Toys

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

In Heaven Everything is Fine

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Impending

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Impending (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Circles in a Circle

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Choose

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

I'll Never Be the Same

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Still Life With Skull

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Still Life with Skull (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Cobalt Blue

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Zen

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Zen (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Space Behind Eugene Boch

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Space Behind Eugene Boch (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Moods

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Blue Shade

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Blue Shade (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

No Man's Land

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

No Man's Land

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Alex Goodman

Questions

From: Second Act
By Alex Goodman

Family Breakfast

From: Border Crossing
By Alex Goodman

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