Described as 'undoubtedly one of the stars of the future' (Helen Mayhew, JazzFM), Alex Hitchcock is an award-winning London-born saxophonist and composer. He leads his own quintet, whose burgeoning reputation on the international jazz stage was confirmed by first place in the Conad Jazz Contest at the 2018 Umbria Jazz Festival. In 2018 Alex released his debut EP 'Live at the London and Cambridge Jazz Festivals', which was followed by a 15-date nationwide tour and a sold-out launch at Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho. He was also awarded the prestigious Peter Whittingham Jazz Award. Alex Hitchcock is City Music Foundation Artist.