Meet The Alex Yellowlees Band
Scotland's premier jazz violinist has dazzled and entertained audiences throughout Europe with
his original realisation of
the 'hot club' style. Ever the pioneer, Alex has sculpted
his own musical voice over a lifetime of performance and recordings. Drawing from his extensive experience of
celtic, blues and jazz genres, you now can hear and
share in the sonic marvel that is at the very core
of the Alex Yellowlees band.
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An award winning graduate from the Leeds College of Music. His virtuoso guitar playing belies his years
and he combines a musical maturity with a ferocious technique that is the envy
of many a guitarist. A regular sideman for top acts, Mike's work has included playing with the seminal group the 'Scottish Guitar Quartet' as well as extensive radio and live appearances.
Recently figured in a poll listing the worlds top three hundred acoustic guitarist; although he is not confined to just acoustic guitar.
He has worked extensively throughout Europe and the US and his solo band albums have received critical acclaim not only for the guitar playing but compositional talents. With eight recorded albums to his credit he regularily composes for film/media and is co writer of a soon to be released book on film scoring, composing and sample technology.
Is at the forefront of the Scottish Jazz scene for over three decades. The list of American Jazz musicians he has played with reads like a who's who from the jazz world: Lee Konitz, Bobby Watson, Sunny Stitt, Art Farmer and Carol Fontana are among the many. Kenny is a seminal bass player, known and respected throughout the world of jazz on both sides of the Atlantic.