Alex Levine is a guitarist, composer, and improviser, currently living in New York City. He graduated from the University of Michigan jazz studies program in 2012, where he studied with Geri Allen and Frank Portolese, and is an alumnus of the Banff International Jazz and Creative Music Workshop. Alex has played at renowned venues in New York City such as Cornelia St. Café and The Stone, and at venues around the tri-state area. He has collaborated in a multitude of musical contexts including as a member of bands led by Andrew Bishop, Marcus Elliot, Ben Rolston, Vincent Chandler, Greg “Vibrations” Williams (Sonny Rollins, Grant Green), and most recently as a member of Trio of Astounding Determination. Alex has performed numerous concerts throughout the United States and Europe, including concerts in Germany and the Czech Republic. He released his debut recording, “Quartet”, in October 2012.