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Alex Iles

There are times when you are a trombone player and there are other times when you are the trombonist.

Bone2pick proudly presents trombonist extraordinaire Alex Iles as our featured artist for the month of May. One of LA’s top call studio musicians and most versatile low brass artists, Alex discusses the many facets of his illustrious career including recording with Prince, Joe Cocker, Henry Mancini, John Williams, Terence Blanchard, to name a few; lending his trademark sound to the motion picture soundtracks of The Incredibles, Polar Express, National Treasure, Pirates of the Caribbean, Planet of the Apes, among many others; and performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Enjoy!

Alex Iles lessons available from Hip‑BoneU:

HBU Trailer: Stylistic Flexibility

HBU Trailer: Auditions from Both Sides of the Screen

HBU Trailer: Playing by Ear

Newer interview Gordon Goodwin
Older interview Jeff Beal

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