Alex Hitchcock is an award-winning London-born saxophonist and composer. He leads his own quintet, whose increasingly burgeoning reputation on the international jazz stage was confirmed by first place in the Conad Jazz Contest at the 2018 Umbria Jazz Festival.
Their critically acclaimed debut EP 'Live at the London and Cambridge Jazz Festivals' was released in May 2018. In a breakthrough year in 2018, a 15-date nationwide tour was followed by a sold-out launch at Pizza Express Jazz Club in London and performances at Ronnie Scott's, Love Supreme Festival, and the Royal Albert Hall, as well as touring to Spain, Hungary and Poland and features on BBC Radio 3, JazzFM and Hungarian television.
He has performed with, amongst others, Chris Cheek, Soweto Kinch, John Hollenbeck, Stan Sulzmann, Mark Lockheart, Andrew McCormack, Maria Chiara Argirò, Thibaut François, the Blackbyrds, and...