Jazz Brunch with the Alex Weitz Jazz Ensemble
New York saxophonist Alex Weitz has an in-depth knowledge of composition that imbues his originals with robust, memorable melodies and structural integrity. The classical rigor of those melodies is just as evident in the way he improvises around them. Since graduating from Miami’s Frost School of Music, Alex’s primary musical focus has been on performing, composing, and producing music with his ensemble, the Alex Weitz Group. March of 2013 saw their debut release “Chroma,” and after a long-awaited return his sophomore record, “Luma.” Weitz has appeared at such topflight venues as the Kennedy Center, the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Adrienne Arsht Center, the Tucson Jazz Festival, Gusman Hall, the Azamara Journey, and the Telluride Jazz Festival, among many others.