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. In New York, he has continued his studies with Miles Okazaki and Henry Grimes. Alex has played with groups led by Francois Moutin, Geri Allen, Marcus Belgrave, Andrew Bishop, and many others, along with leading his own projects, performing concerts throughout the United States and Europe. Alex is a founding member of Polyfold, a collective of musical artists who have joined together to develop, and present creative works. Founded in Detroit, Polyfold produces concerts and recordings, hosts outreach events and educational workshops, and fosters creative community in Detroit and beyond. The Alex Levine Quartet released their debut album, Towards The Center, in Fall 2016.
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