- RESIDENCY DATES : Aug 2nd 2016 to Aug 31st 2016 | Jul 25th 2017 to Aug 19th 2017 | Aug 2nd 2018 to Aug 31st 2018
- PRACTICE : Musician/Composer
- FROM : USA
- TWITTER : @peopleschampsNY
- INSTAGRAM : @instagram.com/alexasher7
- MEMBER OF OneBeat 2014
Trombonist/composer Asher is the bandleader and primary songwriter for People’s Champs, a seven-piece outfit that combines dance rhythms from West Africa and South America with retro-futurist synth tones and weaves them into experimental indie-pop songs. Alex also co-leads The Superpower Horns, the recording studio horn section of pop star Beyoncé Knowles. The group wrote and arranged the horn lines on Grammy-award-winning songs from Beyoncé’s 2011 album 4 as well as her 2013 release, Beyoncé. He was a OneBeat Fellow in 2014, where he collaborated with 24 other emerging musical leaders from around the world to create original work and develop a global network of civically engaged music initiatives. Read more at alexasher.com.