Jeff Alexander (Myer Goodhue Alexander)

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Seattle, Washington, USA
Composer, author, conductor and arranger. He was educated at the Becker Conservatory, and studied under Edmund Ross and Joseph Schillinger. For his work on "The Seeing Eye", he was presented with the New York International Film Fest Award. He joined ASCAP in 1952, and his chief musical collaborators included Jack Brooks and Larry Orenstein. His popular songs include "Soothe My Lonely Heart"; "The Wings of Eagles"; "Ballad for Beatnicks"; "Troubled Man"; and "Blues About Manhattan". His classicel works include "Yellow & Brown" (for symphony orchestra); "Divertimento for Viola, Piano"; and "Suite for Flute, Strings". Read more...