Brandon Lockett- drums
Jovan Alexandre, originally from Wallingford, CT is a tenor saxophonist known for the brightness of his tone and the elegant bearing of his compositions. He may be situated, broadly speaking, within the penumbra of hard-bop and post-bop styles elaborated and taught in Alexandre’s native New England by the iconic Jackie McLean [1931-2006] during his later, seminal years as a Connecticut resident and educator.
Alexandre has been a soloist on recordings for drummers Ralph Peterson (Outer Reaches ) and Winard Harper (Coexist, sharing the tenor spotlight with Frank Wess ), Kahlil Kwame Bell (Flight ), and for the South African jazz singer Nonhlanhla Kheswa (Meadowlands, Stolen Jazz ). Alexandre’s first album as a leader, Collective Consciousness, will be released worldwide on February 24, 2015.
Visit Jovan at his website!