Alex Merrill is professional musician who recently relocated to Nashville, Tennessee from St. Petersburg, Florida. In Florida, he honed his piano skills by playing live shows with numerous other artists at the age of 12. While attending the piano magnet program in middle school, he was offered the chance to play with 70’s rock band legends from Steely Dan, Boston, and the Doobie Brothers. In 2013, he toured nationally with YouTuber Macy Kate, playing piano and bass in her band. After high school, he started his own band called Danny and Alex, which culminated in a successful 2020 east coast tour and over 5 million streams across music platforms. His teaching style covers a wide array of genres such as jazz, rock, blues, and classical.