Saxophonist Alex Han is steadily gaining attention as one of the “Young Jazz Lions” of his generation. With numerous performances at internationally recognized venues, musical awards, and a refreshingly original sound, he continues to expand his reputation as a talented and versatile musician. By age twelve, he was one of two national recipients of the VSA arts Young Soloists Award; by 14, Han was a recipient of the 25th Annual Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards, and at 15 was selected as a semi-finalist for the White Foundation World Saxophone Competition at the 2003 Montreux Jazz Festival. By age 17, Han won the 17th Annual Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition for saxophone, and at age 20 embarked upon a 16 city, European tour as saxophonist for two-time, GRAMMY award winning musician, producer and composer, Marcus Miller. In the years to follow, he would go on to perform with such Jazz luminaries as Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Joey DeFrancesco, George Benson, Poncho Sanchez, James Moody, Kirk Whalum, Oscar Peterson, Diane Reeves, Ken Peplowski, Shelly Berg, Walt Weiskopf and many others. Today, Han continues to tour internationally with Marcus Miller.