Alex Hoffman

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A native of Washington, D.C., Alex Hoffman moved to New York in 2005. He has performed regularly at venues such as the Village Vanguard and Smalls Jazz Club and has toured internationally in Italy, Brazil, and Russia.  

Alex first started playing saxophone when he was nine years old.  By the time he was twelve, he was passionate about the instrument and about jazz.  
In 2008 Alex was selected as one of twelve semi-finalists for the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.  

He has recorded two CDs under the leadership of trumpeter Brian Lynch, "Bolero Nights," and "Unsung Heroes," and has performed as the tenor saxophonist in Lynch's Spheres of Influence group and his Unsung Heroes group.  
Alex’s debut CD, “Dark Lights” was released on Smalls records and was well-received in Downbeat, Cadence, and Jazz Inside magazine.  
Alex currently plays every Wednesday with his quintet at the Knickerbocker Hotel in Times Square.

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