Alex Wilson Salsa Band
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  • You're Fine (Featuring Aquila Fearon)
    Genre: Salsa
    MP3 (04:12) [9.63 MB]
  • Show Me (Featuring Mary Pearce)
    Genre: Salsa
    MP3 (05:11) [11.85 MB]
  • Nature Boy (featuring Lauren Dalrymple)
    Genre: Salsa
    WAV (03:44) [37.65 MB]
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Biography
Alex Wilson's music is unique with a combination style of R&B, Hard Salsa, Soulful lyrics and mixed with Afro-Cuban beat. Many of his music are playing in dance clubs both American and Latin. Although his music is unique in R&B and Salsa style, Alex Wilson records incredible cover versions in the Salsa Genre.

Alex Wilson is an award winning pianist, regularly performing with Courtney Pine and playing to sell out crowds with his own salsa orchestra recently at Ronnie Scott’s, Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho and headlining the Bristol Harbour Festival. The premiere of an exciting new project by Alex and co-led by veteran Jamaican drummer Kenrick Rowe (Janet Kay, Jazz Jamaica) which draws on Kenrick's vast experience of recording and performing Jamaican music and feeds into Alex's formidable arranging and band-leading skills - gleaned from 5 solo albums and worldwide touring in over 50 countries. Expect a six piece band, high energy vocals, driving grooves and powerful arrangements - think contemporary gospel meets Kingston, Jamaica with some latin fireworks thrown in!

In 2007, Wilson released his 5th album, Inglaterra. This was his first to feature the fire water of salsa dura neat and amounted to a declaration of war on the dance floor. Tracks like Show Me and a salsafied version of Chaka Khan's Ain't Nobody appeared on 10 compilations and are still burning up dance floors in salsa clubs across the globe. Salsa con Soul continues the assault, only this time the fires of soul and gospel bring a softer, more romantic vibe to balance the muscular, urgent yang drive of Cuban timba and salsa dura. Alex Wilson is an award winning pianist, regularly performing with Courtney Pine and playing to sell out crowds with his own salsa orchestra recently at Ronnie Scott’s, Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho and headlining the Bristol Harbour Festival. The premiere of an exciting new project by Alex and co-led by veteran Jamaican drummer Kenrick Rowe (Janet Kay, Jazz Jamaica) which draws on Kenrick's vast experience of recording and performing Jamaican music and feeds into Alex's formidable arranging and band-leading skills - gleaned from 5 solo albums and worldwide touring in over 50 countries. Expect a six piece band, high energy vocals, driving grooves and powerful arrangements - think contemporary gospel meets Kingston, Jamaica with some latin fireworks thrown in!

Somewhere between London and Havana, volcanic activity has triggered the emergence of a new tropical island – Salsa con Soul. This is the eruption fans of Alex Wilson – the UK top salsa/Latin jazz piano man and bandleader – have been waiting for. His sixth album, Salsa con Soul is simply the ultimate crossover dance music album of 2008. In 2007, Wilson released his 5th album, Inglaterra. This was his first to feature the fire water of salsa dura neat and amounted to a declaration of war on the dance floor. Tracks like Show Me and a salsafied version of Chaka Khan's Ain't Nobody appeared on 10 compilations and are still burning up dance floors in salsa clubs across the globe. Salsa con Soul continues the assault, only this time the fires of soul and gospel bring a softer, more romantic vibe to balance the muscular, urgent yang drive of Cuban timba and salsa dura. Alex Wilson is an award winning pianist, regularly performing with Courtney Pine and playing to sell out crowds with his own salsa orchestra recently at Ronnie Scott’s, Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho and headlining the Bristol Harbour Festival. The premiere of an exciting new project by Alex and co-led by veteran Jamaican drummer Kenrick Rowe (Janet Kay, Jazz Jamaica) which draws on Kenrick's vast experience of recording and performing Jamaican music and feeds into Alex's formidable arranging and band-leading skills - gleaned from 5 solo albums and worldwide touring in over 50 countries. Expect a six piece band, high energy vocals, driving grooves and powerful arrangements - think contemporary gospel meets Kingston, Jamaica with some latin fireworks thrown in!

Three 12 piece salsa soul orchestra launch concerts featuring the are booked : Jazz Cafe London (9th Nov), Birmingham Town Hall (8th Nov) & Stylus in Leeds (19th October). Three PR companies are on board : Helen Maleed (mainstream press), Lee Knights (salsa specialist) & DJ Lubi (DJ promotion)In 2007, Wilson released his 5th album, Inglaterra. This was his first to feature the fire water of salsa dura neat and amounted to a declaration of war on the dance floor. Tracks like Show Me and a salsafied version of Chaka Khan's Ain't Nobody appeared on 10 compilations and are still burning up dance floors in salsa clubs across the globe. Salsa con Soul continues the assault, only this time the fires of soul and gospel bring a softer, more romantic vibe to balance the muscular, urgent yang drive of Cuban timba and salsa dura. Alex Wilson is an award winning pianist, regularly performing with Courtney Pine and playing to sell out crowds with his own salsa orchestra recently at Ronnie Scott’s, Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho and headlining the Bristol Harbour Festival. The premiere of an exciting new project by Alex and co-led by veteran Jamaican drummer Kenrick Rowe (Janet Kay, Jazz Jamaica) which draws on Kenrick's vast experience of recording and performing Jamaican music and feeds into Alex's formidable arranging and band-leading skills - gleaned from 5 solo albums and worldwide touring in over 50 countries. Expect a six piece band, high energy vocals, driving grooves and powerful arrangements - think contemporary gospel meets Kingston, Jamaica with some latin fireworks thrown in!
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  • Members:
    Alex Wilson
  • Sounds Like:
    Artist is unique and has original arrangements. Does Not Sound Like Meanstream Salsa.
  • Influences:
    Eddie Palmieri/Charlie Palmieri/Tito Puente
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
    10/10/08
  • Profile Last Updated:
    06/08/18 22:29:27
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