Alex Flagstad is a Los Angeles-based session guitarist, sideman, vocalist, songwriter, music director and producer. He has performed extensively throughout Southern California with numerous artists and bands, traversing a diverse array of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, jazz, R&B and classical.
In his primary project, an LA-based rock band called The New Fortune, Mr. Flagstad demonstrates his ability to wear many hats – he acts as lead vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, music director, and manager, having led the group to the completion of their debut EP, “Human”, which was released on October 10, 2014. The EP is available to stream and download from their Bandcamp at https://thenewfortune.bandcamp.com.
Additionally, Flagstad maintains an active position in Jackal Hide, an LA-based retro pop-rock band, for which he plays lead guitar and sings background vocals. As a sideman, he performs and records extensively with various Los Angeles projects, and most notably, has performed with John Fogerty and Wah Wah Watson. He has also performed at the Gibson Showroom as a solo singer/songwriter.
Flagstad has spent the last three years pursuing a BM in Popular Music Performance from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music.