Alex is currently in Grade 7 and has been playing drums since the age of six. A few of his drumming influences include “Philly Joe” Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Tony Williams and Neil Peart. He has been attending the Humber College Community Music School for the last three years working in ensembles under the direction of Johnny Griffith, Tara Davidson and Jane Fair. Alex is currently studying drums with Ethan Ardelli and Jeff Salem and is very excited to be part of the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band and to be performing and learning with such talented musicians!