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Senior Airman Alexander Valdez

Senior Airman Alexander V. Valdez is a bassist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. Originally from Bloomington, IN, his Air Force career began in 2019.

SrA Valdez is a 2019 graduate of Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN, where he earned a degree in Jazz Studies. His teachers include Jeremy Allen, and Todd Coolman. A1C Valdez has performed with renowned jazz artists including Jason Palmer, Kurt Elling, Darmon Meader, Sunny Wilkinson, Kate McGarry, John Raymond, and Murray Low. 

2019 – Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies; Double Bass

Nov 2019 – Present, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA

National Defense Service Medal      
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal      
AF Training Ribbon      

A1C - AUG 2019
SrA - Dec 2021