ALEX PAXTON

Composer. Improvising-trombonist.


“.We hear the trombone run the gamut from furious chatter to muffled screams, sorrowful sighs into searing growls and back.
“Virtuosic” doesn’t really cover it” Point of Departure


“Formidable virtuosity. It seems to be a meditation on virtuosity: Paxton’s own take on Charlie Parker-style bebop or Paganini”
Positionen

"Unique, inventive, brave and arresting”
Worshipful Company of Musicians (WCOM) Jazz Prize

Music for Concerts
Music for Operas (also music-theatre & vocal)
Music for Jazz
Music for Films
Music for Theatres
Music for Children

Album: MUSIC for BOSCH PEOPLE
Orchestrations & Arrangements
TROMBONE & Improvisation 
Discography
Educator
Art

“Alex is both a marvel and a terror to any 
trombonists wanting to play his music”
Scot Stroman
(trombonist, Proffesor of Jazz at GSMD)


OD ODY PINK’d (10 mins)
Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Musician.(2.2.2.2 4.2.3.1 T+2Perc Hp Strings 12.10.8.6.4 + soloist)

Recorded by Purple-Tree Tapstry Orchestra

“The turbulent and joyful spirit of his music bubbles up irrepressibly in his trombone playing, and courses torrentially though his flamboyantly unpredictable compositions” the Wire

CORNCRACK DREAMS
(Alex Paxton with Nevis ensemble)
puplished by Non Classical label


“Superstar” British trombone society

Music for Bosch People ALBUM
Birmingham Record company and NMC label



MUSIC for BOSCH PEOPLE (16 mins)
(2sax. 2trb. kit. 2 Egtr. + electronics)
ILOLLIPOP
(25 mins)
- Solo Trombone imporviser and Ensemble Modern

ROSY FINGURED DAWN for big band

SOLOS: Alex Paxon (trb), Mathew Herd (Alto sax.)

DADD’S FAIRIES. (3mins.)
Orchestra and improvising soloist

Recording DADD’S FAIRIES. Alex Paxton with the Royal Scotish National Orchestra (RSNO)

LIKE in HOT PINK

Alex Paxton’s Dream Musics - studio recording.David Ingermells, Felix Josza, David Zucchi, Alex Paxton,


PRAYER with Strings (5mins)
Alex Paxton with Ensemble X.Y
live at Kammer Klang, Cafe Oto


PRAYER with Night Pictures (3 mins)

Alex Paxton with Ensemble X.Y
live at Kammer Klang, Cafe Oto


BYE (10 mins)
For wind, brass and improvisers Alto Flute, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trombones, Wurlitza
Taylor Maclennan, Lloyd Coleman, David Zucchi, Alex Paxton


Corpse/Trapeze.

Mayah Kadish - Violin      Alex Paxton - Trombone


Improvisation commissioned by ensemble x.y
February 2019


SOLO








Beibei Wang and Alex Paxton Duo.





TROMBONE & ELECTRONICS


Scratch.
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.


Radiojazznoise.
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.


NO
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.


RABBITS
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.


LITTLE PRINCE
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.

Alex Paxton

GRUFFALO
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.
Alex Paxton


Commuters in a Lightbulb
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.
Alex Paxton

Excuseme.
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.

Matthew Herd and Alex Paxton Duo.


Alex Paxton


“The turbulent and joyful spirit of his music bubbles up irrepressibly in his trombone playing, and courses torrentially though his flamboyantly unpredictable compositions.”  The Wire

BY and FOR:

NIGHT PICTURES
Alex Paxton’s Dream Musics - studio recording.David Ingermells, Felix Josza, David Zucchi, Alex Paxton, Alyson Frazier, Emma Purslow.
PRAYER with Strings (5mins)

Alex Paxton’s Dream Musics - studio recording.David Ingermells, Felix Josza, David Zucchi, Alex Paxton



PURLPLE TREE TAPESTRY (12 mins)
for 11 players


Alex Paxton’s Dream Musics  with Purple-Tree Tapestry

PREACH
Arpeggiator and improvisers
(Drum kit & trombone)
DAVID INGAMELLS - DRUMS
ALEX PAXTON - TROMBONE


POOR WAYFARING STRANGERTrombone, kazoos, samba-whistle, duck-call. 2 drum kits with improvisers.


Bow-Bones Trombone Unit.
Feat. David Ingamells - drums.




TROMBONE & ELECTRONICS


LETSPAINT. Movements I and II.
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.


Ice-cream
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.




SECRET CHIPS
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.


Along the Long Orange Light
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.

Alex Paxton

FEEL
Trombone and Electronics. Live Improvisation.

Alex Paxton


OTHER PEOPLE’s MUSIC


NEIL LUCK

ANNA MARIA-AVRAM


LAURA JURD

TIM Hodgkinson
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IANCU DUMITRESCU


APOCALYPSE JAZZ UNIT ALBUMS







Madman ft Enigma and Alex Paxton - Napoli 


SKRONK ALBUMS