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Luis Alas

Luis Alas is a contemporary saxophonist which has toured and performed with many of the top names in music including the late great George Duke. Luis is a consummate professional and performer which has recently released several chart topping single including All I Do which was at #1 for 3 weeks and his recent original "Together Forever" which up to the writing of this biography (Dec 2021) has been on the chart and climbing for 6 straight weeks.


When a smooth jazz version of Purple Rain arrived in my inbox I knew it would be either a brilliant cover of Prince’s iconic track or a cheesy damp squib. Instrumental covers of classic tracks are either one or the other – there is no middle ground. Thankfully, I wasn’t disappointed.

Just Jazz Luis Alas interview At the opening strum of a guitar, closely followed by a single pluck on a bass by way of punctuation, I thought ‘phew’ – Prince won’t be turning in his grave at this one.

Steve Hart (syndicated radio host of Just Jazz)

After a few bars a short crescendo of a shimmering cymbal tells us the track proper is about to kick off, saxophone player Luis Alas blows in the only way he knows how – and the magic of this wonderful track explodes into colour.

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