Alex Parchment is a musician, producer and artist. He has been honing his trumpet skills for 11 years, beginning with his acceptance into the Rosa Parks High School of the fine and performing arts in Paterson, New Jersey and through Howard University’s rigorous music education major. Alex has had the opportunity to perform on stages throughout the East Coast, including the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and with jazz luminaries Patty Austin, Christian McBride, and Chic Corea. In 2015, he was selected for the world-renowned Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Program at the Kennedy Center. He now leads the Alex Parchment Quintet and AP Chemistry band. He can also be found performing with the Howard University Jazz Band, playing principle trumpet in the Howard orchestra, and in the traveling band Funktion 11. Alex strives to connect with a community of artists and create music that pushes the boundaries of genre and musicianship.