Alex Tintinalli www.alextintinalli.com
Award Winning, Guitarist, Singer-Songwriter, Indie Recording Artist
After performing more than 200 shows over the past 24 months promoting his debut blues album "Nothing To Lose" released March 2007, teen guitarist, singer-songwriter, Indie recording artist, Alex Tintinalli has received both local, national and international recognition.
In June 2008, Alex was awarded the prestigious Kitchener-Waterloo Arts Award for his contribution to the arts in his local community. In addition, Alex had a feature interview in the May/June issue of the U.K.'s largest blues magazine "Blues Matters" and more recently, Alex was awarded CBC Galaxie's Rising Star Award at The Tremblant International Blues Festival in July 2008.
To support his musical efforts, Alex co-founded his own independent record label, Scarlet Dragon Productions in 2006 with his parents Leo and Jackie who serve as his management team and run the company. In addition to his debut CD release in 2007, Alex also released a DVD "Live At The Wax" which was recorded in front of over 400 fans during his CD release party in March that year. Alex's music has also been included on two local blues compilation CD's.
His intense, soulful music continues to receive world-wide airplay in over 60 countries and has been in the top 10 of the charts of the Living Blues Report for January, February and March 2008 thanks to a growing fan base around the globe.
His new music is a rhythmic blend of rich lyrics spilling over with an abundance of passion that will uplift your spirits and can best be described as "John Mayer meets Jason Mraz meets Jack Johnson".
Currently Alex is getting ready to release his self-written, self-produced, solo, acoustic EP project on June 6th, 2009. His new music, a cross-over from the blues, is a rhythmic blend of rich lyrics spilling over with an abundance of passion that will uplift your spirits and is often compared to the music of John Mayer, Jason Mraz and Jack Johnson.
Alex is a versatile performer and is available for hire as a solo artist, duo or a full five piece band arrangement and includes his original material blended with list of cover songs spanning multi-genres and decades.
Meet The Band
Chris Flannigan - Drums and Percussion, backup vocals
Along with his sweet, rhythmic style, he brings years of experience playing with various artists such as the award winning blues legend Mel Brown, Lucas Stagg, Paul McLeod, The Droops and The Spider Dogs. Chris has also preformed on a number of albums for various artists.
Brian Voll - Piano, Organ, Harmonica, backup vocals
Kitchener teen, Brian Voll is a brilliant keyboardist who over the past 5 years has played on many stages in the K-W area with various styles of bands. Primarily a jazz and blues player he also is schooled in classical piano where he has achieved a grade 8 level with class honours in the Toronto Conservatory program. Brian adds incredible depth to the band's sound.
Donovan McKinley - Bass Guitar, backup vocals
Growing up in a family of well established professional musicians, it was only natural for Donovan to follow the same path. As one of the newest members of the band, Donovan adds incredible groove, a solid bottom end, and is always "in the pocket". Together he and Chris form a solid rhythm section.
Devin Ereshan - Rhythm Guitar
Originally from Ventura, California, Devin is the latest addition to the band. Devin is well known in the local music scene as an outstanding guitar player, whose melodic riffs and original sound has won praises from both fans and other musicians. Devin's musical prowess provides a magical touch to the band's new sound.