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Alex Gomez
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Artist Biography

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  • Band/Affiliation: Independent
  • Birthday: December 20
  • Country: Mexico

Alejandro Gomez was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, December 20th, 1980. At the age of 6, he discovered an irresistible attraction towards the drum set and music in general under his biggest influence, his father Jose Gomez(professional musician). At the age of 13, Alex enrolled in the Conservatory of music of Guadalajara(U.D.G.) and participated in several master classes with many great musicians, including; Alvaro Lopez Jr., Gregg Bissonette, Antonio Sanchez, Giovanni Figueroa, Dave Weckl and many others. At the age of 15, he began his professional career as a studio musician working with several local bands with such stylings as pop, funk, rock, jazz, fusion and many other Latin styles such as, salsa, merenge, jazz latino, timba and Brazilian music. His introduction to the big city at 19, was in the Expromusic Festival 2000 with his jazz quartet, McKanne. At that time, they were one of the youngest and most recognized jazz bands in Guadalajara. Since then, he has been offered work as a professional musician in Mexico City, working with several artists as a studio musician and touring in many countries with many Mexican artists, such as; Lucero, Alejandra Guzman, Nicola Di Vari, Jose Jose, Mijares, Gloria Trevi, Gilberto Gless, Amaury Gutierrez, Ha Ash, Francisco Cespedes, Emmanuel, Ana Barbara, Yuri, Belinda and Tommy Torres. Alex has performed on important Mexican TV shows like; Otro Rollo, Asi Es Gilberto Gless, No Manches, La Parodia, Permitame Tantito, Animal Nocturno, Nuetra Casa, Vida TV and many others.

Nowadays. Alex is playing with Ricardo Montaner, Special Event Show Live With Alejandro Sanz Mexico City Auditorio Nacional and was invited to play with Tom Coster(Jazz master, Santana, Vital Information). Alex has conducted clinics and master classes in Mexico as well.

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