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The Alex Upton Quintet

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Crosstown Arts presents The Alex Upton Quintet in The Green Room.

The Green Room at Crosstown Arts
Friday, May 3, 2024
Doors open at 7 pm | Show begins at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $15 in advance | $20 at the door | $10 student tickets


Memphis-based saxophonist Alex Upton will bring their original modern, straight-ahead jazz compositions to The Green Room at Crosstown Arts. The second half of the performance will be the premiere of a brand-new, five-movement suite for jazz combo entitled “In Retrospect”.
Alex Upton is a saxophonist and composer with a deep-rooted passion for all music both old and new. As a jazz artist, Alex has performed and recorded with nationally recognized artists including Rachel Therrien, Rahsaan Barber, Stephen Anderson, Jim Ketch, and more. In 2022, Alex was awarded first prize at the prestigious North American Saxophone Alliance’s National Jazz Artist Competition.
They have performed as a soloist at esteemed events such as the JEN Conference, North American Saxophone Alliance, and the John Coltrane Jazz Festival, and have recorded on the Summit Records label as a member of the 360 Jazz Initiative Ensemble.
The band:
Alex Upton (Saxophone)
Jacob Loreant (Guitar)
Alvie Givhan (Piano)
Liam O’Dell (Bass)
James Sexton (Drums)


May 3
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


The Green Room

1350 CONCOURSE AVE • MEMPHIS, TN • 38104 • 901.203.8300