Alex Hoffman is a tenor sax player on the rise. A native of Washington D.C., Alex Hoffman now lives in New York City. Since moving to New York in 2005, Alex has performed with such artists as the Jimmy Heath Big Band, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, and Brian Lynch, at venues ranging from Lincoln Center to Smalls Jazz Club to the Blue Note to Birdland. 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. While in high school, Alex was twice a member of the Grammy High School Jazz Ensembles, a semi-finalist in the Fish Middleton Jazz Scholarship Competition, and selected for the Vail Jazz Workshop. Alex received his bachelor’s degree from New York University in the spring of 2009. Alex was recently selected as a semi-finalist for the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. He looks forward to continuing his study of and immersion in jazz, and his development as a musician.
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