The NAIL-ing List: Neil Alexander's News & Happenings

Welcome to the April 2015 Issue of

The NAIL-ing List

It's just about April, and Spring is here!...and it's snowing again. Well, I've got some sure fire remedies for those lingering winter blues - some red hot gigs, a special event and more. Read on, Macduff!
Monday March 30th 9 pm


The Bitter End

147 Bleecker Street NYC
$10 cover
A last gasp for March! I've been invited to perform with this amazing group in NYC at the Bitter End, opening for Oz Noy. Featuring Beledo (guitar), Abe Fogle (drums) and Will Kenny (bass). I haven't played at the Bitter End since 1983! If you're around, come on out. 
April Monday Residency: 

(6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, all at 7 PM)

with Hudson Valley Poets

Decora & Poet Gold 

With Neil Alexander & Special Guests

The Falcon

1348 Route 9W Marlboro NY

A celebration of Poetry and Music (Small Words) curated by Decora and Poet Gold with Special Guest, pianist, synthesist, Neil Alexander. Each week, artists and special guests will be announced on Facebook, two days before each performance. Keep checking in!
Tuesday April 7th 8:00 pm



An unusual Open Mic
Hosted by Decora


47 East Main St Beacon NY

The 1st Tuesday of every month is the date for an ongoing Open Mic series at Dogwood in Beacon, hosted by the amazing Decora:Poet. Not your average open mic - you have to come down to see for yourself! I'll be popping beats and loops all night to back up all the various poets, artists, singers etc.
...Maybe even YOU. 
Wednesday April 8th 7:00 pm

Wired Wednesdays

Newburgh Free Library
124 Grand 
Street Newburgh NY

If you love electronic music, then join us at the Newburgh Free Library for my monthly Electronic Music Meetup "Wired Wednesdays", which is now on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. I'll be bringing in hands-on tech doing more focused  presentations and featuring special guests. This month it's Essentials of the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). As always, this series is free to the community at large. If you like, you can RSVP
on or on 
Saturday April 11th 7:00 pm
a Benefit for


Featuring Decora and Neil Alexander

The SUNY Purchase 
Conservatory of Dance

Dance Theater Lab (DTL)
SUNY Purchase College Dance Bldg

735 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase NY 10577

I'm proud to be performing with Decora in this 2-day (Friday And Saturday) event at SUNY Purchase, featuring dozens of Alumni Choreographers, Artists and Musicians. We go on Saturday around 8 pm. 
Thursday April 16th 8:00 pm

Thunderhead Organ Trio

119 Liberty 
Street Newburgh NY

The ThunderHead Organ Trio continues their monthly residence at the Wherehouse in Newburgh on third thursday of every month with a show on Thursday April 16th. This month Neil is celebrating his 55th with back to back local gigs; this is the first. Be on the lookout for special guests to drop by. There's never a cover, so please come out and enjoy their awesome beer selection & great menu. As always, it's Joe Gil (trombone), Jason Furman (drums/sampler) and yours truly on keyboards; No Cover, a massive beer selection and the food is awesome. :) 8:00 pm!
Friday April 16th 8:30 pm it's

Neil Alexander's 1st annual

"Day Late & A Dollar Short"

Birthday Show 

Featuring members of 

Piktor's Metamorphosis 
plus the return of



330 Main Street Beacon NY.

I'll be celebrating my 55th birthday this month, and feeling serious amounts of grace and gratitude. I'd like to invite each and every one of ya to celebrate with me! I'll be joined by my very good friends Brian Mooney (bass) and Danny Pagan (drums) from the amazing "Piktor's Metamorphosis" project. We'll be playing my favorite killer High Energy Face-Melting Satori-inducing Jazz Fusion Classics with tunes by The Jan Hammer Group, Mahavishnu Orchestra, King Crimson, Jeff Beck and more. 
After the first set it's the return of NAIL, as my old friends Charlie Kniceley (bass) and Nadav Snir-Zelniker (drums) accompany me on some of my original tunes. Then I'll be inviting some very special guests to join me and Rock the House until the wee hours.
Be prepared to have a great time!

Thursday April 23rd 8:00 pm

(Neil Alexander & Peter Furlan)

Maxfields on Main
713 Main St Boonton NJ

Always pushing the edge, "Le Jazz Electronique" brings together elements of electronica, Ambient, Modern Jazz, Progressive Rock and more blending them into a hi-tech style complete with generous improvisations. No Cover!

Saturday April 25th 8:00 pm

Thunderhead Organ Trio

Bean Runner Cafe
201 South Division St Peekskill NY
Thunderhead returns to place where it all began, the world famous Bean Runner Cafe in Peekskill NY. 
Next Month So Far...
  • 5/5 1st Tuesday Open Mic at Dogwood Beacon
  • 5/8 Mr GONE at Maxfield's on Main w/ Karl Latham (drums)
  • 5/13 Wired Wednesdays at the Newburgh Library
  • 5/21 Thunderhead Organ Trio 3rd Thursdays at the Wherehouse
Neil's Event Calendar
2 New CDs Available!
"SOFT INVADERS"  - recorded live on "Music With Space" on WPRB radio in October of last year. as always, pay what you want - even free.

"A SAMPLING OF WORLDS" - a retrospective collection featuring tracks from 18 years worth of recorded music. Also contains an unreleased track "Spring is Here", recorded live in 2010.

Thanks for supporting live music!
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