Austin Guitarist, Bassist, Singer / Songwriter Alex Henley

guitaristbassistsinger/songwriter from Austin, Texas, Alex has been playing professionally in Texas since 1995 as the front man for several groups, as well as sharing the stage with several other bands and artists with his vocals, bass and guitar.

Influenced by blues, rock, folk, country, r&b, jazz, smooth jazz & gospel, Alex has recorded 3 of his own albums starting with the Alex Henley Band EP (glorified demo) in 2002. In 2009 he self released another EP called While They Were Sleeping, featuring one of his more liked songs, “Gray’s Song”. Most recently he’s collaborated with Mark Epstein and Shawn Tuthill on the acoustic album, The Trio Sessions.

Since 2006 Alex has toured in Europe several times, culminating in July 2010 at the Au Pre du Blues Festival in southern France. And although Alex plans to focus on playing bass behind other very talented artists (such as Karl MorganDenitia OdigieAlyse Black Ray Prim) there will still be some AH shows periodically in Texas and abroad. Keep checking back for updates!


Alex Henley Trio – Video

Here’s a new video of the trio at Jovita’s, here in Austin, TX on Friday, April 1st. The song is “Little Boy Charlie” which you can buy on the Music Store page (album: While They Were Sleeping) Tweet

Austin Pets Alive! Video

Austin Pets Alive! is a great organization that finds foster homes for animals that are due for euthanasia. As of today, they have saved 5,859 lives found homes for 4,881 of those animals. A couple of months ago, Austin Pets Alive! asked to use one of my songs (Gray’s Song) in an adoption video, and more »

France Blues Tour Video (HD)

Check out this video of my first French Blues Fest (Au Pre du Blues). Sent to me by my good friend, Patrick, the videographer and guy playing guitar with me at the end of the video. This was such a great day, and most of the highlights are captured here on this perfect video by more »

HAAM Benefit Day (9/21)

The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) is a great organization here in Austin that provides low-cost health care services to Austin’s musician community. As a part of HAAM myself, I wanted to be a part of giving back to a group that helps so much, so I volunteered to play on the HAAM Benefit more »

Final France Show

My last show in France for ’10 was Friday and it was very nice. It was in the plaza of the little village I’ve been staying in, Allevard. This is also where the bassist, Yaume and his family live. The crowd was decent. As many as 200… but they were all sitting at the little cafe’s more »

The Festival

Only 3 gigs in and I have sooo much to tell you about. (and it’s really hard on my iPhone) So the first gig was really nice. We played at a ski station, off season of course so the crowd was small. Maybe 30 people? But the owner, Christian, is a blues lover (and damn more »

First Gig..

We’ve arrived at our first gig, and of course…. It’s at the too of a frigging mountain. But it’s beautiful! Below is a photo out the window behind the stage. (but we play at 9 – after dark) Tweet

I’ve arrived in France

I just arrived here in France less than 24 hours ago and we’ve already had our one and only rehearsal. Which we needed. (these guys hadn’t really boned up on the tunes) but we play our first gig tonight, which should also help us fine-tune our set. We leave in a couple of hours. But more »

France Gigs – START THIS WEEK!!

  The French gigs are booked and finalized… I leave Tuesday, Arrive Wednesday and our first gig is Thursday… So, including the Au Pre du Blues Fest, we have 5 gigs between July 22-30. Here they are: Thu – 07-22-2010 les Karellis : outdoor show Fri – 07-23-2010 Althens des Paluds : outdoor show Sat more »