Alex Bone is a saxophonist, producer & composer based in London.
Growing up in the North of England, he was crowned the first ever winner of the BBC Young Musician - Jazz Award whilst in his teens, before being publicly voted the winner of the British Jazz Awards “Rising Star”. In 2019, he was awarded the Kenny Wheeler Prize from the Royal Academy of Music, upon graduating with a first class honours.
He has performed twice on the BBC Proms, including The Last Night of the Proms when he was 18, where he performed his orchestral arrangements of Chaka Khan & Gene Wilder, broadcast live on BBC Two.
He has toured with his own bands at festivals and venues across the UK & Europe, including London Jazz Festival, Jazzwise Festival, Ronnie Scotts, Manchester Jazz Festival & London Saxophone Festival. European tours have included dates in Switzerland, Czech Republic & Germany.
After years of playing for others (Tom Misch and Rudimental to name a few), he's now ready to deliver his own project with a message and intent, pushing the boundaries to convey his story and connect through the exploration of jazz combined with the endless sonic potential of electronic production.
His debut album 'Falling on Infinity' was released in Summer 2021, including collaborations with Nile Rodgers and Cory Wong.
Alex is proud to use instruments and products by Yanagisawa Saxophones, D'Addario Woodwinds and Reeds Direct.
Alex plays a Yanagisawa 991B curved soprano, alto and tenor, with D'Addario VENN reeds.
Alex highly recommends George Gladstone for woodwind instrument repairs.
Thank you to the Richard Tuner Award, Drake Yolanda Award & Neil Vint Bursary for their funding support for the creation of Alex's debut album 'Falling On Infinity'.