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Alexander Hawkins

Alexander Hawkins is a British pianist, organist and composer. Acclaimed by his peers and critics alike for his boundary-defying playing between improvisation and composition, Alexander Hawkins is a frequent solo performer, and also appears in groupings ranging from duo through to large ensembles. For over a decade, he has also been noted for his performances in the bands of legendary South African drummer, Louis Moholo-Moholo. He was named ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ in the 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Awards. Hawkins released two albums this year: Togetherness Music, a six-movement composition for 16 musicians, and Soul in Plain Sight, recorded as a duo with saxophonist Angelika Niescier.

Saturday – 30 October
Stage
Montreux Jazz Academy Concert
Tickets Category
Seating
Price
CHF 40.–
19:30

ACADEMY CONCERT

Musical direction: Shabaka Hutchings, Alexander Hawkins & Edward Wakili-Hick

with Jowee Omicil

feat.  Daniel Mcalavey, Djamal Moumène, Fabian Mösch, Louise Knobil, Matt Brown &  Meskerem Mees