Alex's Hand

Alex's Hand

 Berlin, Berlin, DEU
BandRockJazz

ALEX'S HAND is polystylistic avant-garde, experimental rock group centered around bassist Kellen Mills and drummer Nic Barnes. It was launched in Seattle, Washington in 2011, and is currently based out of Berlin, Germany. Dabbling in everything from rock, metal, jazz, avant-grade, classical, progressive and experimental music.

Biography

ALEX'S HAND is polystylistic avant-garde, experimental rock group centered around bassist Kellen Mills and drummer Nic Barnes. It was launched in Seattle, Washington in 2011, and is currently based out of Berlin, Germany. Dabbling in everything from rock, metal, jazz, avant-grade, classical, progressive and experimental music, ALEX'S HAND has self-released three full-length studio albums, two EPs, a live album, and an album of spontaneous live improvisations. Aside from their studio ambitions, the band has toured extensively throughout the United States, France, the UK and Germany, organized festivals (including "Avant Garden" in Seattle), and played various festivals (including the famed "SeaProg" in Seattle). ALEX'S HAND has written and performed theatre productions (including "Moldy Pony" staged at "Cube", Berlin). Having relocated to Europe has opened up ALEX'S HAND to even more opportunities and prospects for the future including the orchestration and staging of "Zombie" (a full scale theatre production to be held in Berlin), "Moldy Pony 2: The Horse" (a 2-hour recording project with a 23 piece orchestra), "KatataK" (a jazz-rock album composed with guitarist Ben Reece), as well as tours through West and East Europe. The band's current live line-up is: Kellen Mills (bass), Nic Barnes (drums, percussion), Kenny Stanger (guitar), Matt Kennon (tenor-sax), Roberto Vicchio (trumpet), Davide Piersanti (trombone).