CalArts Grad Alex Pinto is a guitarist & composer based in Seattle, WA.
His music takes inspiration from his mixed heritage, tapping into his Indian and American roots. Pinto recently completed a Senior Nehru-Fulbright Grant in India where his work focused on the integration of South Indian Classical music concepts with modern jazz and western improvisation. Prior to living in India, Pinto was based in San Francisco, where me made music with Jeremy Rourke, Magic Fight, The Lawlands and Petejota and launched SF Offside, a new jazz and creative music festival with Laura Maguire. Pinto's debut release Inner State and follow up EP All India Permit were loved by his mother.
Parkside (2016, Breakup Records)
Featuring Shaun Lowecki on drums & Carmen Rothwell on bass.
All India Permit (2014, Pursuance Records)
Featuring Tarun Balani on drums & Abhinav Khokhar on electric bass.
Inner State (2011, Pursuance Records)
Featuring Jon Armstrong on tenor sax, Jaz Sawyer on drums & Dave Tranchina on acoustic bass.
AUGUST TBD - Thunder Road Guitars Seattle, WA
JULY 14 - Turn Turn Turn Portland, OR
JULY 7TH - Cafe Racer Seattle, WA
JUNE 4th - BIG BLDG BASH Seattle, WA
APRIL 14th - Tangent 7PM Vancouver, Canada
FEB 12th - Turn Turn Turn 8pm Portland, OR
w. Coastlands & Wave Clamor Bellow
Feb 6th - The Crocodile Seattle, WA
w. Show Brazil for Carnaval 2016
DEC 17th - Tula's 8pm Seattle, WA
DEC 3rd - Cafe Racer 9pm Seattle, WA