Alex Feldman

Drummer and Bandleader

Alex Feldman started playing drums in bands at the age of 13. Early on he had an affection for indie, punk, and classic rock, and later developed a taste for jazz. He began studying privately with Bay Area drum master Chuck Brown at the age of 18, and proceeded to refine his technique and delve deeper into funk, latin, swing, and rhythm and blues. He concurrently earned a music degree from UC Santa Cruz. He played in all manner of bands across the San Francisco Bay Area, including the indie pop group Audrye Sessions.

Since moving to New York in 2012, He has studied with Carl Allen, Matt Johnson, Shawn Pelton, John Riley, Dan Weiss, Diego Voglino, and Kenny Washington. He has performed with Cut Worms, Kissing is a Crime, Rosy Street, Lavachild, The Brooklyn Hits, Mute the Commercials, Museyroom, and many others. During 2017 he toured the US and Europe with the beloved indie-surf band The Drums. The 60+ date tour included performances at festivals such as Lollapalooza, FYF, and Corona Capital, as well as sold out shows at the Henry Fonda Theatre and the Fillmore. In 2018 he acted as music director and drummer for the Poetry Brothel, and immersive theatre series that blends poetry, burlesque, and jazz. Fellow performers included Kelly Green, Nitai Hershkovitz, Lucy Yeghiazaryan, David Ambrosio, and Jaqueline West.