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
, Greg found his way to writing music during a year abroad as an exchange
“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
“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.
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
; among others.
"When theater is in cahoots with music - it's the
best, it truly is."
Honors and Credits
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
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.