Alex Hahn is a Multi-Award Winning Saxophonist, Composer, Arranger, and Educator based in Los Angeles, CA.
Hahn is the 2015 Winner of the Eastman Music Company’s “Perform with Mintzer Competition” and traveled to Chicago to play with sax legend Bob Mintzer. In addition:
· 6-Time Downbeat Magazine Award winner
· 3-Time Outstanding Soloist at the Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival
· 1st place winner in the 2016 North American Saxophone Alliance Jazz Saxophone Competition
Alex is currently a student at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz under the direction of Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter.
Most recently, Hahn recorded with Michael Bublé for his newest album.
His love for performing began in 2010 as a performer at the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl stage. Still early in his career, Hahn has had the opportunity to play with many prominent artists including Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding, Michael Bublé, Bob Mintzer, Peter Erskine, and John Clayton.
Hahn is also a reoccurring soloist with the Tom Kubis Big Band and frequently performs with his award-winning quintet in the Southern California area.
His TV credits include two episodes of the hit TV show GLEE and several commercials, including a Star Wars toy commercial.
Alex spent the summer of 2013 as a member of the Disney All-American College Band and was asked to return the following year as a Teaching Assistant.
Hahn has been a guest artist and clinician at a variety of middle and high schools across the country and excels in sharing his knowledge with young aspiring musicians.
Hahn earned is Masters in Jazz Studies from the USC Thornton School of Music and his Bachelors in Jazz Performance from The University of North Texas where he had the pleasure of playing with the 7-time Grammy Nominated One O’Clock Lab Band and is a featured soloist on the Lab 2014 album.