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April 05, 2019 1 min read

Grammy Nominated Bassist Alex Hernandez was born and raised in Miami, Fl. Alex began playing music at and early age and has gone on to have a fruitful career as a bassist in NYC. Holding down steady gigs in some of NYC"s most historic jazz clubs, as well as the latin music scene, Alex is always in high demand. Now, back home in Miami, he's currently working on his first project as a leader as well as some other projects with South Florida's most prominent musicians.

Describe your rig or instrument of choice:  My main bass is an Ibanez ATK 815e (with custom Nordstrand electronics). I use Hartke amps and D'addario strings.

How did you discover Nordstrand/How long have you been using Nordstrand? I started seeing Nordstrand pickups in a lot of custom basses online and in magazines. About 4 years ago, my friend Pete who worked for Ibanez and then shortly for Nordstrand got me an NP5 for one of my basses.... I was sold ever since.

What Nordstrand products do you use? Custom Hum Canceling 50's P (in a J housing.) Big Split Man and your 2b+ preamp. Nordstrand pickups add clarity and expression to my sound. They make your good sounding bass into a great sounding bass!

Artists whom with you are currently working: John Hart, Martin Bejerano, Kemuel Roig, Vinyl Blvd.

Other artists of note whom with you have worked: Serrat, Bebe Valdes y Diego "el Cigala", Bobby Sanabria, Wynton Marsalis, Patience Higgins, Ravi Coltrane, Yosvanny Terry, Giovanni Hidalgo, Ray Barreto, Ray Mantilla, Candido, The Engagements

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