Alex Leong is an independent musicologist, performer, and the trom-iest ‘bone in the land.

He currently rolls with Four Star Brass Band and keeps the dream of the 90's alive with Don't Speak: A No Doubt Tribute.

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The most important thing to Alex Leong is making sure people have a good time when he plays his music.
— Jake Magee, The Janesville Gazette

A graduate of Millikin University, Alex has toured internationally and was a member of the legendary Clyde Stubblefield Band.  Recognized by the Madison Area Music Awards and City of Chicago Fifth Star Awards, he has been a featured performer at the Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival and has performed for First Lady Hillary Clinton, DJ Kool Herc, Taj Mahal, Dick Dale, Kurt Elling, STS9, Joe Dart (Vulfpeck), and outfielder George Bell.



He is currently featured on Mike Maimone’s The High Hat Club EP.

In previous roles, Alex contributed to the success of as a sheet music engraver, and has fulfilled the roles of music librarian, clinician, and guest lecturer.

In 2010, he created trombone.alex as a self-guided study of New Orleans music, featuring 165+ FREE trombone transcriptions, which has since become an entirely fan-supported project through Patreon crowdfunding,


In addition to performance and research, Alex assists with online music retail, event production, and curates content for social media, blog posts, and newsletters to promote audience growth.  He is currently seeking new opportunities that will challenge his creative skills and experience.

Alex is also the son of a magician.

I love Alex, he’s a great man!
— Clyde Stubblefield, The Original Funky Drummer