Alexander Weitz, 21, is a saxophonist, composer, and arranger from Tucson, Arizona. A graduate of the award winning Tucson Jazz Institute, Alex is currently completing a degree in Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami in Florida where he studies privately with Gary Keller and Troy Roberts. He is a talented jazz improviser and fluent saxophonist, well rounded and comfortable in many diverse styles and genres. Alex was recently recognized in Downbeat magazine as the top undergraduate Fusion soloist for 2011. In the summer of 2012 he was invited to attend the Banff International Jazz Workshop where he worked closely with many of the leading names in modern jazz. He has shared the stage with many jazz legends including Brian Lynch, Benny Golson, Dave Douglas, and Terence Blanchard.