"Beautifully shaped phrases featured in the Baroque motet ‘Crucifixus’ (early 18th Century) by Lotti. Adventurous chromatic passages were sung with secure intonation and tight ensemble, as was ‘Pater Noster’ (1926) by Stravinsky."


Suzanne Smelt / Huddersfield Examiner


“Alexander Douglas is a contemporary jazz musician…who also has a deeply enduring love for the Lord…  [Songs of the Heart] was…artfully constructed and beautifully sung. Douglas’s oblique piano interludes provided some welcome moments of introspection, evoking the complexities and challenges that faith presents…”

James Griffiths / The Guardian

“Understanding the relationship between blues, gospel and jazz is key and in Alex Douglas the commonality of the African-American spiritual and the piano were explored, thereafter providing a master class in the art.”

Tim Stenhouse / Jazzwise

“…[sounding] like Cecil Taylor and Erroll Garner rolled into one.”

Michael Church / Independent


“Whether in rehearsal or on stage, conducting or playing, Alex works with true passion and conviction, striving to draw the best out of each and every performer.”        

Catherine Freda (Head of Education) / St George’s Bristol

“…his command of the genre of gospel music is total.”  

Adrian Partington (Director of Music, Gloucester Cathedral & Artistic Director, BBC National Chorus of Wales)