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Named one of top five emerging artists in Raleigh/Durham by Reverbnation, and #1 in Latin category,

Alex Gordez is a guitar player, composer and music teacher, specializing in Classical, Flamenco, Jazz and World Music, with over 30 years of experience in music education, theater, live performance and studio environments. 

 He played countless festivals and venues across the country and around the world. Alex’s music style combines contemporary Argentinean Tangos, Modern Jazz, Brazilian music and Flamenco, incorporating his Jewish roots and his favorite Romany (Gypsy) styles.

Alex started playing classical guitar at the age of eleven and graduated from Glier Music College in Kiev, Ukraine, as a Jazz performer (guitar), arranger and composer. In 1988, he debuted at the International Jazz Festival in Ukraine and then started touring, performing Jazz and World music. At this time, he started thinking about how to infuse world music with a Jazz vocabulary. In 1991 Alex moved to Israel, and became a part of the Gesher Theater Company where he explored the theatrical application of his original works. Four years later, Alex moved to the United States and currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his family. 

His latest project "Alex and Mutual Friends," features Alex as a band leader and composer, performing modern Jazz/Flamenco fusion originals, further pushing the boundaries of classical guitar. His new CD, “Notes From the Road” was released in 2016 and has been selected as the BEST CD of the Year in the Indie Acoustic Project's " BesT CD od 2016" Awards in Acoustic Jazz category. www.indieacoustic.com

Also new for 2016, is Alex’s collaboration with Via Romen and the famous Russian-Gypsy singer, Rada Volsahninova. 

Their CD, “Remember Me”:

From 2005-2013, Alex was co-director of Via Romen, a world-class ensemble that has impressed audiences in the United States, Israel, Singapore and Canada, playing alongside the revered Russian seven-string guitarist Vadim Kolpakov and violinist Arkady Gips ( both whom traveled and performed with pop singer Madonna on her past world tour).

Their CD - My Two Homes is available on Amazon.com 
Additionally, Alex co-founded “ELM Collective,” a group of veteran musicians from five continents, who wrote and performed their own original music, blending eclectic 
World and Jazz styles.
Their CD Ecco La Musica is available on Amazon.com
Alex further collaborated on a CD with Russian-Jewish singer Svetlana Portnyansky.
Their CD - Tripple Delight CD is available on Amazon.com
Recently, Alex was featured on Kremona Artists page 
Passionate about sharing his love of music, Alex also teaches Classical, Jazz and Spanish guitar and music
theory at his private home-studio in the heart of downtown Raleigh, NC.
 His REVERBNATION ARTIST PROFILE is here:
https://www.reverbnation.com/alexgordez








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