in Government and a minor in French at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He released his solo debut, Good Impressions, in 2003. It showcased raw solo acoustic songs recorded at Nackman's home studio in New York. The release was received well by critics in the Northeast (Peter Royer at 'Fly Magazine' © 2003, Phila.), but it didn't gain national exposure. In the Fall of 2004, Alex released Stages | ep, a short collection of songs recorded live and solo acoustic from dates in Atlanta, Philadelphia, and New York City.
He continued touring, visiting Europe that winter, where he landed opening and headlining spots at venerable rooms in Italy and the United Kingdom. In June 2005, Alex released a full-band album, A Boy Who Thought He Knew on his own indie label, Long Road Records, which is based in Chelsea in Manhattan. The release was produced by David Shaw (Van Morrison/Etta James/Jerry Garcia) and recorded in Philadelphia. The album also includes guest performances from former Ray Charles bassist Steve Beskrone and Amos Lee drummer, Fred Berman. After a 30-city U.S. national tour and a 5-city UK tour in the summer of 2005, supporting the new release, Alex returned home, having gained considerable press and attention worldwide.
His 4th release, Sunrise Falls, was released in October 2006. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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