1906 - 1937
He was a child prodigy of the piano, and he led his own group from 1924 with whom he gave performances in the west coast. After a time at Chicago, he settled in New-York where he is hired at the Savoy Ballroom. In addition to his talents as a pianist, Alex Hill work as an arranger for many musicians such as Paul Whiteman, Benny Carter and Duke Ellington
. He briefly worked along with Fats Waller
and Adelaïde Hall in December 1930 in a show called "Hello 1931".
Hillness put an end to his career, he died of tuberculosis in 1937.
Alex Hill transcriptions