Alex Bonney

Alex Bonney is a trumpeter, electronic musician and recording/mix engineer and producer based in London. He was born in Reading in 1978 and grew up in the flight path of Concorde, instilling a deep attachment to subsonic frequencies. He leads the Alex Bonney Quartet, is a member of Splice, Leverton Fox, BABs, Golden Age of Steam, Brass Mask, plays in a duo with bassist Dave Kane, performs solo with electronics and in a variety of other improvising ensembles. When not performing Alex works with a variety of artists producing and engineering music for leading UK jazz and improvised music labels including Two Rivers, Whirlwind, Babel, Loop, Chaos Collective, Jellymould, Not Applicable and Edition. He also works as a music educator and photographer.


  • The Alex Bonney quartet perform original compositions with a range of influences from Don Cherry to Messiaen as well as exploring the passionate music of Albert Ayler.
  • Bonney Kane
    The duo's action packed and playful range of textures and dynamics combine with a strong melodic sensibility and an uncanny interplay between the two musicians.
  • Splice's raison d'ĂȘtre is to mesh together influences of contemporary jazz, free improv, loud and soft noise, punk grit, ambient music, and more... with seamless blends or blunt juxtapositions.
  • "Musicians without blinkers, building a possible future for Jazz, right now."
  • is a duet of droney, glitchy, doomy, dirty, epic, noisy, improvisations based in the UK.