Alex is a native of St. Charles, IL and credits both the St Charles East High School Jazz Program and Birch Creek Jazz Academy for firing his initial passion in jazz.
Alex Murphy is considered one of the “young lions” working his way into the Chicago Jazz Scene. He has performed at the Jazz Showcase, Andy’s Jazz Club, The Drake Hotel, House of Blues and the Chicago Jazz Festival. In early 2018 he was featured in a “Jazz at Symphony Center” Masterclass with jazz great, Bill Charlap.
Alex has been featured at summer jazz festivals including the St. Charles, Des Moines, and Chicago jazz festivals. He has also performed with noted jazz artists including Dave Douglas, Pharezz Whitted, Nicholas Payton, Dezron Douglas, Isaiah Spencer, Matt Ulery, Charles Heath, Mark Colby, Dennis Carroll, Bobby Broom and Tammy McCann.