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Alex Delcourt

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Born in 1991 in Versailles, France, Alexandre Delcourt is a young in-demand bass player based in the Philadelphia area . His long-time love and passion for jazz and many others genres of music has allowed him to develop his own voice on the double bass as well as on the electric bass. Alexandre started studying bass when he was 14 years old but music has always sparked his curiosity. He fondly remembers receiving his first radio from his parents: “I couldn’t stop messing around with the bass boost button. I could feel the bass vibrations on the walls or in my body and it felt amazing.” While in Paris, at the age of 18, he began to pursue a music degree in France

Album

To My Brothers

Label: 2019 Alex Delcourt records
Released: 2019
Track listing: Poseidon: To My Brothers; Tiger & The Bear; L' Aigle Noir; Sparkling; Sudden Breeze; Les Passantes.

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Alex Delcourt: To My Brothers

Read "To My Brothers" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


This album by bassist Alex Delcourt is a treasure of a recording, a contemporary mirror of the hard bop movement of the past. It's as if that music awakened from its sleep years later and is as fresh today as it was then. Except for seasoned valve trombonist and trumpeter John Swana, the personnel consists of ...

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School Of Music Graduate Ensemble: Lyric Motion

Read "Lyric Motion" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian


The University of Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania houses one of the premier music schools in the United States. Director Don Glanden has released several discs showcasing the talents of those he mentors. The 2019 edition is the delightful and engaging Lyric Motion. It features three different groupings of a dozen of the most accomplished students, together ...

Album

The French Quarter

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018
Track listing: Paper Plane; San Francisco; The Zone; Transition; Malunininkas Flowers.

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Alex Delcourt: The French Quarter

Read "The French Quarter" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


This is the debut album of bassist Alex Delcourt, a young man who grew up in Paris and came to the U.S. to become involved in the jazz scene, where he has been composing, working as a sideman, and leading his own groups in and around Philadelphia and New York. A recipient of the Catherine R. ...


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