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Alex Hahn
Saxophonist, Composer/Arranger, Educator

Alex Hahn is a multi-award winning saxophonist and composer based in Los Angeles, California. Still early in his career, Hahn has had the opportunity to play with many renowned artists such as Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding, Bob Mintzer, Peter Erskine, and John Clayton. He also recorded on Michael Bublé’s latest album, “Nobody but Me.” In addition, Hahn has performed and taught all over the world including the Panama Jazz Festival, Sitka Jazz Festival, and at International Jazz Day in Havana, Cuba.

He is a 6-time Downbeat Magazine Award Winner, 3-time Next Generation Jazz Festival Outstanding Soloist, 1st Place Winner in the North American Saxophone Alliance Jazz Saxophone Competition, and winner of the Perform with Mintzer International Saxophone Competition. His Downbeat Award Winning group, The Alex Hahn Crossing, released their debut album in 2014. Moreover, Hahn is endorsed by D’Addario Woodwinds and Andreas Eastman Saxophones.

Hahn graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas in 2014 where he played with the 7-time Grammy Nominated One O’ Clock Lab Band and is a featured soloist on the Lab 2014 Album. He then earned his Master of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California where he was a graduate student and teaching assistant under Bob Mintzer and Jason Goldman. He currently attends the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz under the direction of Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. 

www.alexhahnmusic.com

What They Play

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The 52nd Street saxophone is a professional instrument and comes unlacquered for a truly vintage appearance. It is an exceptionally responsive horn in all registers and produces a big, fat sound with precise intonation. A larger bell and rolled-style tone holes contribute to the sound qualities of this instrument that many compare to some of the great vintage horns of the past. 

  • High F# key
  • Upper and lower stack adjustment screws
  • Hand-engraved neck and bell 
  • Metal resonators
  • Adjustable metal thumb hook
  • Italian leather pads
  • Blued steel springs
  • Unlacquered finish
  • Hand-hammered bell
  • Large bell
  • 52nd Street engraving
  • Rolled-style tone holes
  • CASX600 case included
Choose your model

ESS652 Learn More +

The 52nd Street Saxophone is a professional instrument and comes unlacquered for a truly vintage appearance. It is an exceptionally responsive horn in all registers across the range of the instrument, and produces a big, fat sound with precise intonation. A larger bell and rolled-style tone holes contribute to the sound qualities of this instrument that many compare to some of the great vintage horns of the past. 

  • High F# key
  • Upper and lower stack adjustment screws
  • Hand-engraved neck and bell
  • Italian leather pads
  • Metal resonators
  • Adjustable metal thumb hook
  • Hand-hammered bell
  • Blued steel springs
  • Unlacquered finish
  • Rolled-style tone holes
  • 52nd Street engraving
  • Deluxe case w/storage pockets and backpack straps