Alex Baboian is a guitarist, teacher, and composer from Boston, Massachusetts who has been described by jazz educator Hal Crook as a "Future major voice in jazz." A 2012 Berklee College of Music graduate, Alex has performed extensively in America, at venues such as The Kennedy Center, Scullers and Double Tree Hotel, Boston Symphony Hall, Boston World Trade Center, and the Isabella Stuart Gardener Museum, as well as festivals such as the Washington DC Jazz Festival, Louisville JEN Jazz Conference, and Beantown Jazz Festival. He has also performed throughout Asia where he had music featured on "Radio Nippon," and in Europe where he toured with Ludmila Stefanikova's quartet.
As a private teacher, he has worked in the greater Boston area for the past 8 years and has had educational articles featured on the website "Intellectualmusician.com". Some of the wonderful teachers Alex has studied with include Dave Tronzo, Dave Fiuczynski, Hal Crook, Phil Wilson, Greg Hopkins, Jamey Haddad, and Simon Shaheen.
In 2010 he spent 6 months living in Tokyo, Japan, but has since moved back to Boston where he keeps a busy schedule performing and recording with several groups such as the indie/jazz violin trio "The Sugarcane Trio," Modern Classical/Jazz trio "Piano Bench", live storytelling and music group "Rocking Chair", and modern jazz quartet "The Ludmila Stefanikova Quartet" . Additionally, Alex has worked with Big Bands such as The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, Phil Wilson's Rainbow Big Band, and the Beantown Swing Orchestra, as well as in Pit Orchestras for shows such as "Chess", "Fiddler on the Roof" , "Crazy for You" and "The Wedding Singer".