Alex Laurenzi

Alex Laurenzi is a saxophonist, composer, and arranger from Mountain Lakes, NJ. He has performed with major artists, including Christian McBride, Wynton Marsalis, Archie Shepp, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Gerald Clayton, Ambrose Akinmusire, Walter Smith III, Danilo Perez, Billy Childs, Joe Lovano, Andra Day, David Sanborn, Wycliffe Gordon, Jose James, Al Jarreau, Sheila E. and many more. A recent graduate of African-American history at Princeton University, Alex was an active member of the Jazz Program during all four years, participating in the Creative Large Ensemble led by Darcy James Argue, Small Group 1 led by Rudresh Mahanthappa, and studying privately with Ralph Bowen. Alex received the Isidore and Helen Sacks Memorial Prize from the Princeton Music Department for his contributions to the musical community at Princeton. He was a student of JAZZ HOUSE KiDS and the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Jazz Program.