Rising, young guitarist Alex Wintz is quickly gaining a name in the international jazz community. His talent and embrace of contemporary influences molded with a deep gratitude to the traditions of the past has garnered him numerous accolades and acclaim from music lovers across the globe. Wintz is a frequent collaborator with Etienne Charles, Ben Williams and Sound Effect, Roxy Coss, Peter and Will Anderson, and Nick Finzer and has performed at the Newport, Monterey, Montreux, and Montreal Jazz Festivals, among other major venues.
In May 2017 Wintz released “LifeCycle”, his debut recording on Etienne Charles’ Culture Shock imprint. The album, both challenging and accessible has garnered critical acclaim since it’s release with strong endorsements from Downbeat Magazine (3.5 Stars), All About Jazz, and The New York Jazz Record. This will mark the first time Wintz leads his top-notch ensemble at the Jazz Standard.