Jazz Night - Pianist ALEX WATSON Appearing Wed Nov 29th 2017 at 7:30pm
$10 in advance
$12 at the door
Alex Watson is Asheville's premier piano performer and collaborator. His demeanor is down-to-earth, personable and facility of the instrument is polished and breathtaking.
Mr. Watson supplies more than 25 years of performance experience in solo classical/jazz/sacred, chamber music, vocal accompanying, contemporary ensembles, jazz combo, big band, and studio session artistry. He prides himself in having outstanding music sight-reading abilities and a broad stylistic approach to the instrument. He is from the Eastern North Carolina city of Wilson.
His formal music training included a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, top graduating member of the Armed Forces School of Music in Little Creek, Virginia, and three years attendance at Corso di Musica in Tuscania, Italy and Morges, Switzerland.
Mr. Watson records solo piano and electronic music as a studio artist, producer, and composer. He is co-named Electric AL and Acoustic AL. Alex specializes in classical adult education, theory, jazz, and injury-preventive keyboard techniques as a piano instructor at the Biltmore School of Music.
He believes music always respects the quiet moments, delicately breaks the silence and allows room for breath. He finds peace in the instrument and shares its beauty to listeners on stage and in intimate engagements.
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