Alexander Burke - Piano, B3, Vibes, Vintage Keys, Synths, Orchestration
Holding a BA in Jazz Composition from Columbia College and a Masters in Film Scoring from USC, Alexander Burke has performed with musical legends Jon Faddis, Joe Labarbera, Joey DeFrancesco, Slide Hampton, Chuck Hedges, and blues greats Arthur Adams and Guitar Shorty. In 2002, he became one of the youngest music directors in the history of Second City Chicago. He has performed with SNL sketch comedy legends Mike Meyers, Tim Meadows, Rachel Dratch, & Amy Poehler, as well as Jason Sudeikis on the 2011 MTV Movie Awards.
He has been featured in Rolling Stone with Greg Dulli on the Leonard Cohen Project, has toured worldwide with his band, Magnolia Memoir, and has orchestrated and scored for several films and television shows including NBC's "Saturday Night Live" & " A Michael Buble Christmas" with Ed Helms, Comedy Central's "Mash Up", the award winning Indie Film "Pig", and the upcoming documentary, "Mortified Nation" .