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Alexa Wilkinson

Years active  2007–present
Education  Park City High School
Role  Singer-songwriter

Name  Alexa Wilkinson
Website  www.alexawilkinson.com
Record label  DNK Records

Origin  Park City, Utah, United States
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments  Acoustic guitar, trumpet, vocals
Labels  DNK Records [2], Imperfect Partners
Albums  Lions, Lullaby Appetite, Mechanical Circles
Genres  Alternative rock, Pop music, Folk music, Jazz
Similar People  Josh Kelley, Lucy Schwartz, Kate Voegele
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Alexa Wilkinson is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and trumpet player with two albums to her name: 2007's Lullaby Appetite, partly co-written by Josh Kelley, and Lions, released in 2008. She has toured with a number of indie musicians, including Josh Kelley, Todd Carey, Jonathan Clay, Keaton Simons and Kate Voegele,. Alexa Wilkinson's song, 'Miles Away' was featured on MTV's The Hills.

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Biography

Alexa Wilkinson was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey but moved to Park City, Utah at age 11. She began playing the trumpet at age 10, after being convinced to do so by a childhood sweetheart, and took up the acoustic guitar a year later. She graduated from Park City High School before taking up music as a full-time career.

Alexa Wilkinson was "discovered" by Josh Kelley in 2006 after a chance meeting with Josh's then girlfriend and now wife, Katherine Heigl. Josh signed her his independent record label, DNK Records and cowrote several songs with Alexa. In June 2007, aged 20, she released her debut album, Lullaby Appetite. Many of the songs on Lullaby Appetite were taken from the apparently independently released album Just You Wait (2006).

Alexa's second album, Lions, was released in April 2008. The first single off the album is 'Vanilla Rain' (for which a video has been made). The title track "Lions" has been featured on CSI NY (Episode 512 "She's Not There"), as well as "Lullaby Appetite" featured on ABC Family's Make It or Break It.

Band

Alexa Wilkinson's band is currently made-up of:

  • Michael Chaves: electric guitar
  • Jonathan Ahrens: bass
  • Aaron Sterling: drums, percussion
  • Kristopher Pooley: keyboards
  • Ben West: keyboards
  • Eric Robinson: acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin
  • Marshall Altman: backing vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion, xylophone, programming
  • Nick Lane: trombone
  • Sal Lozano: saxophone
  • Ryan Seaman: drums (former)
  • Discography

  • Lullaby Appetite
  • Lions
  • Just You Wait (2006)
  • Lullaby Appetite (2007, DNK Records)
  • Lions (2008, DNK Records)
  • References

    Alexa Wilkinson Wikipedia


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