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Alex Bailey was born and raised in Kansas City. He grew up in a musical family and began learning to play the drums and bass when he was five years old. By middle school years, he was playing in the high school jazz band, marching band, churches, and performing in concerts in Kansas City. He auditioned for the Gibson/Baldwin Grammy Band on drums, which led to a scholarship to Berklee College of Music.

During his time there, Alex recorded on multiple albums, performed countless shows on both drums and bass, mentored other musicians, and was on staff at the Office of Administration at Berklee College of Music. Alex went on to earn a double major in Musical Performance and Music Business.


He then went on to continue his touring career. Since the, Alex has toured internationally, performing at the world's largest music festivals, cruises, top-tier recording studios, Disney Film & Soundtracks, TV appearances and continues to lay down the bass, drums, percussion, keyboards, and background vocals for chart topping radio hits, Las Vegas Strip Hotel Residencies, Theme park entertainment shows, and many of the world's top headlining Artists & performers of the world. He has appeared on numerous Grammy-nominated albums and continues to educate, perform, and produce on a global scale.

Throughout Bailey's early career he has toured extensively with Marcus Miller, & Judith Hill, and performed with Chick Corea, Oscar Peterson, Euge Groove, Tim Bowman, David Sanborn, Elan Trontman, Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Kevin Whalum, Keiko Matsui, Jeff Lorber, Jonathan Butler, Peter White, Tosha Cobbs, Paul Jackson Jr., Rudresh Mahanthappa, Julian Vaughn, Jon Barnes, Darryl Williams, Lalah Hathaway, Adam Hawley, Joey DeFrancesco, Dave Fiuczynski, Selah Sue, Alex Han, Jack DeJohnette, Vincent Reid, Jeffrey Osborne, Janelle Monae, Marcus Anderson, BK Jackson, Take 6, Tom Kennedy, Mike Stern, Gerald Veasley, Andre Ward, Richard Smallwood, Christian Sands, Minon Bolton, Isaac Cates, WAR, Bebe Winans, Ashmont Hill, Gabriela Martina, Tony Ferrari, Brent Jones, Clint Holmes, Mono Neon, Lin Roundtree, Grace Kelly, James Carter, Eric Darius, Candy Dulfer, Phil Perry, Chiddy Bang, Wayne Lindsay, Aubrey Logan, Robert Glasper, Ravi Coltrane, Cory Henry, Russell Gunn, Chris Mann, Eric Marienthal, Gregory Porter, George Benson, and more.​

Bailey is also heavily involved in education, having founded a studio for aspiring musicians and producers. He also fundraises for Cancer awareness & research. Alex Bailey is a husband, father, educator, multi-instrumentalist, producer, musical director, recording artist, and philanthropist who is undoubtedly just getting started in his career and is passionate about sharing music education, performance, & arts.

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