About Alex Wolfe
Get to know Alex Wolfe
Alex Wolfe is a diverse trumpet and piano player who recently graduated with a Master of Music
in jazz studies from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
Wolfe has played with numerous groups at the University of the Arts, including the UArts Z
Band, which competed in the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival (2016). Wolfe has studied Jazz and Classical trumpet with Matt Gallagher, George Rabbai, Bill Pusey, Joshua Lawrence,
Jon Shaw, Anthony DeSantis, and John Swana. Also, during this time Wolfe performed with the
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra for two seasons (2015-2016).
Both before and after graduating, Wolfe played regularly with local bands at top Philadelphia
venues, such as Johnny Brenda’s, Chris’s Jazz Cafe, the Trocadero Theater, Time Restaurant, and
Ardmore Music Hall. From the summer of 2018 to the spring of 2020 Wolfe spent time
performing full time with Carnival Cruise Lines Entertainment as part of a 9 piece dance band.
Since the spring of 2021 Wolfe has returned to South Philadelphia and has been playing with
wedding bands, local artists of all genres, churches, and teaching brass and piano lessons in King
of Prussia, Philadelphia, and Camden.
Alex Wolfe plans to continue performing, teaching, composing, and spreading the gift of music
for the rest of his life.