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The Story So far . . .

Greg Alexander is a multi-award winning, internationally touring singer / songwriter.
Over the past 10 years Greg performed on stages from the Newport Folk Festival to the former
Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, Germany. Greg’s sound: a solo singing acoustic guitarist with a tinge of blues.
Sporting a powerful and dynamic voice, Greg fuses the lyrical directness of folk with the deep feeling of soul music.
He is currently recording his third studio album which is due for release in the spring of 2015.
www.gregalexander.com


   

The full story


Traveling singer-songwriter Greg Alexander performs Future Folk: a combination of bluesy folk & contemporary lyrics. Vintage music supports modern stories from a very lively performer.


Born in Springfield , Massachusetts , Greg found his way to writing music during a year abroad as an exchange student in Paris .

“My host parents were performers, actors and singers. They gave me a guitar to communicate until I could speak French - that took about six months. By then I was hooked on making music.”


Upon returning home Greg continued writing by borrowing his own mother’s Guild F-20.

“Mom was going through her own Richie Havens phase at the time; she never got that guitar back, by the way.”

In 2003 Greg was the opening act on the main stage of the Newport Folk Festival as the winner of a nationwide talent search.


A graduate of New York City 's National Shakespeare Conservatory, he has toured as both an actor & musician with the National Shakespeare Company and Chrysalis Theatre Company of Northampton , Massachusetts ; among others.

"When theater is in cahoots with music - it's the best, it truly is." 


Honors and Credits

Winner, Newport Folk Talent Search, Newport Folk Festival
Winner, New Folk Song Contest, Hudson Valley Songfest
Winner, New Folk Showcase, New Jersey Folk Festival   
New Folk Finalist, Kerrville Folk Festival     
Emerging Artist Performer, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
Finalist, Singer-Songwriter Showcase, Solarfest

Quotes and Testimonials

"You get back to the originality and that's an artist's greatest gift;
that single thing sets you apart." 
 Rita Houston, music director, WFUV-FM.

"His live performance is an evening for the good in man (humanity)."
–The Tip, Berlin , Germany

“His songs are deepened in their texture by a significant bluesy
underpinning. A name to watch”
–Francis DiMenno, Rock Around Boston


Greg has CDs available on his own label; Summit House Music
His latest CD Sky it Shall Be" is available on I-Tunes and all digital outlets. 
You can purchase the physical CD at CD Baby.com and right here 
on the Available Music page using our secure server.













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