It was eight years ago Eric Alexander (New York) was the band’s guest for the first time.
Eric Alexander is a real bebop tenor sax player, influenced by George Coleman and John Coltrane and others. In 1991 Eric competed against Joshua Redman and Chris Potter in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. Placing second, this launched him into the life of a professional jazz musician.
He performs regularly in clubs in his home town New York, but also tours around the world.
He made a great performance in Deventer despite his back problems.