Alex Terrier was born in Paris, France, in 1980. He graduated from Berklee in 2007 with a Dual Degree in Performance and Jazz Composition. He has been since then an active member of the New York scene and has become the first French musician to be part of the legendary Mingus Big Band. Alex Terrier has been interested in composition since an early age, studying both classical and jazz masters. Alex Terrier's passion for music has pushed him to learn also about the technologic part of his art and has become very knowledgeable with saxophones and mouthpieces. In 2011 Alex Terrier teamed up with Fred Lebayle (Lebayle Mouthpieces) and together they designed a new mouthpiece model, the AT chamber.