Alex’s love of music began at an early age, learning piano at age six, and cello in his early teens. In his late teens he started to dabble with the bass guitar. As a cellist, Alex performed with the Sydney and SBS Youth Orchestras and toured throughout Australia, Asia and the South Pacific region. He was also the cellist for the SBS String Quartet.
Alex began his career as an Audio Engineer in 1996, teaching at JMC’s Academy of Audio Engineers, and opening up his own recording studio the following year with his business partner and friend, Alan James. Alex began working for the Wiggles in 1998 and since then, has recorded and mixed over 20 Wiggle’s albums and toured all over Australia, USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand, UAE and Asia. Alex has also been the Front of House (FOH) engineer for the Cockroaches reunion shows, Greg Page and the TCB band (Elvis’s Band, both in Australia and Vegas), Bindi Irwin and the Crockmen for G’day Australia in L.A and New York, among many others. Alex has also mixed albums for Portico, Hobo Grace, The Soul Movers and Jimmy Barnes children’s album, Och Aye the G’nu.
As a bass player, Alex has performed with the Wiggle’s Big Show, Over 18’s, iTunes, with Jamie Oliver and on Rove Live. Other performance highlights have been with The Cockroaches(charity event), Hair Healers (Cockroaches support band featuring Emma, Lachy and Anthony Wiggle ), Graft, The Bagatelles, Bo Ho Soul and with Fabba, which have toured Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and all over Australia. Alex has been The Wiggles session bass player since 2009. Other musician recording credits include The Soul Movers, Jimmy Barnes Och Aye the G’nu, Jodie Gillies, Portico, Hobo Grace and Graft.
Alex runs a successful mixing suite in the Blue Mountains and composes music for film and television with fellow multi instrumentalist, Vince Pace (Graft Productions).
Alex has performed with Linda Mizzi since the middle of 2016. In such a short time, there have been many highlights including; Hotel Blue (Katoomba), Holly May’s Tea and Coffee House (Windsor), Mesa Barrio (Lawson) and the Maldon Folk Festival. The coming months is looking exciting with a new CD and performing at the Gulgong Folk Festival in December and the Blue Mountains Music Festival in March 2018.