Neil Alexander & NAIL is the spirited world/jazz/fusion of composer and keyboard wizard Neil “Nail” Alexander, the driving force behind NAIL. During a 21 year span, NAIL released multiple critically celebrated CDs, toured through an abundance of performance venues, and continues to pump out an infectious stream of hypnotic strains. Maintaining an original focus, their sonorous grooves draw influences from Funk, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Punk, Prog, Folk, Americana, Brazilian, African, Ambient and more, forging a blend that is compelling and danceable.
In a career spanning more than 4 decades, composer and keyboardist Neil “Nail” Alexander made his mark on the international music scene, touring the US, Europe, Mexico and Canada. After playing hundreds of sold out shows with dozens of successful acts including The Machine, The Mahavishnu Project, Marty Balin, Corey Glover, Tim Moore, local hip hop phenom Decora (for whom he was musical director for 4 years), Pee Wee Ellis, Ted Orr, Jesse Gress, Blue Food, Jeff Siege Segal and more, Neil’s established musical mastery is an energy shared in the Hudson Valley and beyond.
Everyman (20th Anniversary Tour)
Time And Again
CDs by Neil Alexander & NAIL
|The Album That never Was: Live Trax 2022 2022|
5 song "EP" recorded live at the Upfront Exhibition Space in Port Jervis NY on September 12 2022.
|Live At The Blue Note 2018|
Jazz, Funk, and Electronic
Recorded Live at the Blue Note in NYC September 2006. Neil Alexander - Keyboards/Synthesizers/Samples Steve Rust - Electric Bass ad Electronics Nadav Sir-Zelniker - Drums
|Tugging At The Infinite 2007|
Jazz, Contemporary, and Alternative
From Synth Wizard Neil Alexander (The Machine, The Mahavishnu Project). NAIL's music tears down the boundaries between categories, redefining instrumental music.
Jazz, Alternative, and New Age
Ambient Jazz w/Dean Sharp (dms) & Dave Hofstra (bs), masters of the NY experimental Jazz Scene. NAIL's most popular CD.
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