Perfect holiday music for your upcoming event with elegance, style and grace. Alex Leonard , pianist/vocalist and creator of "Merry Cool Christmas" performs a variety of music for the holiday season.
Alex's album "Merry Cool Christmas is the most fully realized and creative of all of the Holiday offerings I have heard this year" -All About Jazz
A "tribute to Vince Guaraldi's soundtrack of A Charlie Brown Christmas"-- in fact, if anybody ever redoes that Peanuts chestnut I nominate Alex Leonard to redo the score" -Jazz Now
"A skilled, schooled, cool jazz, it harks back to the Vince Guaraldi trio with its 60ish sensibilities" -Christmasreviews
"Cool, smooth jazz... good stuff" -musesmuse
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All Music Guide calls Alex, “an important mainstay of the Big Apple”, the theater magazine Show Business writes, “superb piano playing... a class act”.
The Bistro Bits column of the Bistro Awards writes, “his vocal is so tender, so touching... his playing throughout is marked with uncommon grace” and in an album critique Jazz Review comments, “Alex Leonard is one of the finest jazz pianists performing today”.
With elegance, style and grace, international performing artist Alex Leonard performs a variety of music from the great American songbook, standards, jazz, latin, bossa-nova and popular tunes. Alex also presents musical concerts/lectures on topics such as film music and the great composers.
Alex has performed for private functions at locations such as The Carlyle Hotel, Plaza Hotel, 21 Club, Waldorf Astoria, Pierre Hotel, Nat Sherman Townhouse, Algonquin Hotel, Union League Club, Harvard Club, National Arts Club, The Players Club, Cipriani, United Nations, Pelham Country Club, New York Athletic Club, The Museum of Modern Art, The Ritz Carlton, The Four Seasons, Cloister Hotel in Sea Island…
He has been featured in venues from Manhattan to Las Vegas, Europe and Japan. He has performed in concert on stages such as Lincoln Center's Rose Hall, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, Joe's Pub, Below 54, The Cutting Room, The Smith Center and Off-Broadway.
A two time MAC Award nominee and finalist in the Noel Coward Competition, Alex's recordings have received national airplay and enthusiastic reviews from publications such as Jazz Now, Broadway World, Cabaret Scenes, Cadence and All About Jazz. He has been a featured guest on many programs including CUNY-TV and Bloomberg Radio’s The Business of Show Business.
Past Booked Events
|December 14, 2018 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Christmas Party|
|December 11, 2018 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Christmas Party|