Alexander Flood is a drummer from Adelaide, South Australia.
Flood holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from the Elder Conservatorium and graduated top of his year in 2017, he has been the recipient of many prestigious awards including Australia's Best Up And Coming Drummer in both 2012 and 2016, The John ‘Slick’ Osborne Scholarship in 2017 and the Helpmann Academy Jazz Award for Top Overall Graduate in 2018, among many others.
Flood has performed with renowned artists including the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Kate Ceberano, Nicholas Buc, Marquis Hill, and Hugh Sheridan. In 2019, Alexander joined the Australian performance company Gravity & Others Myths on a 10-month global tour.
Alex is involved with many creative projects including his own synth trio Eraser Description as well as his newly formed solo project HEARTBEAT. Alex has had the pleasure of working closely with his mentor Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah throughout this project, with his debut solo album set to release on Stretch Music (via Ropeadope) in June 2020.
- HEARTBEAT - (2020)