Alex Asher is a trombonist and producer from Brooklyn, NY. He’s performed and recorded with groups in almost every style of music, including luminary pop artists like Beyoncé and Boy George. His horn section, The Superpower Horns, wrote and arranged the horn lines on Grammy-award winning songs from Beyoncé’s 2011 album '4'. Alex was a U.S. Department of State-sponsored OneBeat Fellow in 2014 and 2019 and was an Artist-in-Residence at the Montalvo Center for the Arts in California from 2016-2018.
Alex is the bandleader and primary songwriter for experimental soul band People’s Champs, which has toured throughout the USA. He also organizes Los Cumpleaños, a genre-bending project with musicians from Colombia, Argentina and the USA. Alex has performed with Slavic Soul Party! (Jazz/Balkan), Porfi Baloa & Sus Adolocentes (Latin), Rubblebucket (Indie Pop), Mostly Other People Do the Killing (Avant-Jazz), John Brown’s Body (Reggae) and many others.
Alex has a B.M. in Jazz & Classical Trombone from Oberlin Conservatory, and a M.M. from New England Conservatory in Jazz Performance. He is the Band Director at the Lycée Français De New York and teaches Low Brass at The Green Vale School in Long Island.