JAZZPAR Artists - Alex Riel

   Alex Riel (DK), b. Sept.13, 1940. JAZZPAR Artist 1990, 1992 and 1995.
   Performed with Jørgen Emborg Quintet feat. Steve Swallow: Fredrik Lundin (ts/ss), Jørgen Emborg (p), Steve Swallow (b-g), Lisbeth Diers (perc), Alex Riel (d) at The JAZZPAR Event 1992.
   With Allan Botschinsky's Quintet - Allan Botschinsky (tp, flh), Jacob Fischer (g), Jesper Lundgaard (b), Alex Riel (dm) - featuring Stan Sulzman (GB) (ss, as, ts, fl, cl, comp) at The JAZZPAR Event 1995.

   For 35 years Alex Riel has been one of the most sought-after drummers on the European scene. Riel is appreciated because of his versatility and adaptability. His playing integrates speedy intuition and controlled power, an attentive ear and energetic interplay.

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