Alex Vaughan
Alex Vaughan
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songwriter, vocalist & instrumentalist
(guitar and piano)

  • graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in composition and arranging
  • performed original material on CBC's "Who's New" and "Drop In"
  • original songs were featured in the half-hour program "New Faces" on ATV/CTV
  • 10 original songs recorded as "Broadcast Recordings" and played on various CBC radio programs
  • 2 hour-long "live broadcasts" of the Aviators featuring many of Alex's tunes were aired on CBC's "Atlantic Airwaves" and "The Entertainers"
  • won the 1st Annual CBC Song Contest (1984)
  • with Audrey Alexander, Alex received an East Coast Music Award for Audrey & Alex's 1st children's album called "Smile"(1992)
  • Audrey & Alex have performed original songs on Breakfast TV, The Children's Miracle Network and in over 2500 concerts since 1989
  • 4 songs written by Alex and his songwriting partner since 1986, George Machray, are in current rotation on "Radio AHHS", an American children's radio network
  • 10 original songs were featured in the MITV Audrey & Alex TV Special "Kiddin' Around" which aired twice (1995 and 1996)
  • played guitar and/or sang on various local and national jingles recorded at Audio Atlantic and Solar studios (Air Canada, Pizza Delight, etc.)
  • recorded and produced two children's albums at Soundpro studios
  • arranged and recorded two jingles for Irving Oil Ltd. (Solar Studio)
  • wrote, arranged and recorded music for National Film Board documentary
  • wrote and performed 5 songs for CBC Educational TV (CBC studios)
  • arranged and recorded 5 "Broadcast Recordings" for CBC featuring Debbie Adshade (Saint John, NB)
  • musical director for 10 IWK telethons and also for several episodes of "Who's New" on CBC TV
  • Audrey & Alex's self-titled CD won an East Coast Music Award in 1997
  • two songs written by Alex (along with George Machray) and performed by the Aviators were included on C-100's "Great Atlantic Kitchen Party" CD
  • wrote over 100 songs for children and over 80 songs for the adult market
  • currently on the Executive Board of the Atlantic Federation of Musicians (Local 571)
  • vice-president of SANS (Songwriters Association of Nova Scotia) for 1997-98
  • leader/founder of band "The Aviators" since 1982
  • served on the board of MIANS (Music Industry Association of Nova Scotia) - 1997-98
  • winner of the Nova Scotia Government's "Celebrate Our Music" contest - 1998

 

 
For bookings or more information, contact
Alex Vaughan at: Phone: (902) 435-0618
E-mail: info@swellguys.ca
Fax: (902) 442 - 1202
Snail Mail: 137 Green Village Lane,
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B2Y 4V5