Alex Almasy - Trumpet, Flugelhorn


Originally from New York but raised in North Carolina, Alex learned his trade during his time at William Patterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. He was a Jazz Performance major in the program under the direction of Rufus Reid and studied with such jazz greats as Harold Mabern and Joe Lovano. While there he was able to perform with many world renowned musicians and was in a high paced learning environment.

Following his return to North Carolina he has played with such groups as The Raleigh Jazz Orchestra (jazz trumpet soloist), The Triangle Jazz Orchestra (lead trumpet and musical director), various small mainstream jazz groups, and Dixieland bands such as Decatur Street Beat. He has also played with the award winning Mighty Lester Band (playing major blues festivals across the country) along with playing trumpet, trombone, and saxophone in several award winning Carolina beach music bands.

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