UNT graudate Alex Blair has been rated one of the top jazz and soul vocalists in the DFW Metroplex. Her professionalism and extensive reportoir combined with her dynamic skill and on-stage presence make any event special. Alex works with the best of the best musicians in DFW and can provide anything from an intimate duo to a full blown party band. No matter the occasion or event, Alex Blair and her group can help you create an unforgettable experience.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Alex Blair provides only the highest level of professionalism and excellence at every event. You call the shots on exactly what style of music you would like at your event, how many musicians you would like and any requested songs or MC work. We can provide our own equipment and can work with any given space. Whether you're looking for background music or a party band, Alex Blair guarantees your experience will be professionally executed.
Powerhouse vocalist Alex Blair is an in-demand performer in the DFW metroplex. Her musicianship stems from a deep-rooted love of pre-80's soul and an extensive background in jazz. Alex Blair's sultry, velvet sound and charming on-stage presence is the perfect addition to any event. Alex graduated with a degree in performance from the world renown jazz school at the University of North Texas. She has received numerous awards including a coveted jazz scholarship from the
University of North Texas and outstanding performer at the Berklee College of Music Jazz Festival. She has an extensive history in musical theater, studying both
vocal technique and acting with nationally recognized teacher and author Rhonda Carlson.
Alex fronts the new up-and-coming soul band BLAYR featuring original songs and covers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Prince, Michael Jackson, D'Angelo and Erykah Badu. Alex's powerful and well-crafted frontman skills are unmatched. Her band has received glowing praise for their electric performances and grooving tune selections.
Not only is Alex a heavy hitter performer but she is also an on-call recording artist. Alex recently collaborated with electronic artist and recording engineer Jacob Hammonds ((link hidden)). She can be heard as a featured vocalist on his first EP release, "Rats". Alex was recently recognized for her vocals on Downbeat Award winner Kyle Gordon's composition of "My Own and Only Love" (2016). You can hear her vocals featured on the UNT Jazz Singers Downbeat Award nominated album "I Can't Help It" (2015).
Additional Booking Notes
No requirements necessary. We can provide our own equipment if needed.
Past Booked Events
|June 10, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Studio Session|
|May 27, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||BLAYR @ Drugstore Cowboy|
|May 20, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||BLAYR @ Drugstore Cowboy|
|May 19, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Alex Blair Quartet @ The Free Man|
|May 18, 2017 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm||Alex Blair @ Ascension Coffee|
|May 13, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||BLAYR @ Drugstore Cowboy|
|May 12, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Alex Blair @ Canyon Creek Country Club|
|May 06, 2017–May 07, 2017 • 10:30pm - 2:00am||BLAYR @ The Free Man|
|May 06, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||BLAYR @ Drugstore Cowboy|
|May 05, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Alex Blair @ Mercy Wine Bar|
|May 03, 2017 • 6:45pm - 9:00pm||Alex Blair @ Z Bar & Grille|
|April 29, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||BLAYR @ Drugstore Cowboy|
|April 28, 2017 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Alex Blair @ Commerce Street Night Market|
Alex Blair has an extensive gig book of over 1000 jazz and soul tunes. She is well versed in the Great American Songbook as well as soul and R&B from 1940 to now. She is also knowledgable in the pop and rock genres and takes requests.
Influences & Inspiration
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