Alex Woods is an accomplished saxophonist, composer and educator, whose work has received strong recognition in Europe, Asia and the United States. He has collaborated with multiple Grammy award winning artists; Vince Mendoza, Metropole Orkest, Lalah Hathaway, Jamie Cullum and Charlotte Church. He has also performed with Rich Perry, Dave Liebman (NEA Jazz Master), Candido Camero (NEA Jazz Master), The Syd Lawrence Orchestra and Elliott Sharp. He has been featured on numerous radio and TV broadcasts such as Jazz FM Canada, BBC News TV Broadcasts and BBC Radio Broadcasts. The BBC, in particular, have followed Alex’s career closely over the past 10 years and continue to broadcast his work frequently.
Alex has performed in many of the worlds most prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall (London), Theatre du Chatelet (Paris), The Beacon Theatre, Blue Note Jazz Club and Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola (New York City), Paradiso (Amsterdam) and the Symphony Hall, Town Hall in Birmingham (UK). In addition to this, he has performed at many famous festivals such as the BBC Proms, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Wigan Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival (UK), Trondheim Jazz Festival (Norway), Den Bosch (Netherlands), Mingus Jazz Festival (NYC) and Cork International Jazz Festival (Ireland).
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