Alfred’s career cv encompasses everything from playing drums in his pastor father’s Pentecostal church in North West London to being a sought after musician on the capital’s jazz scene, to award winning photography, then cinematography and more recently film directing. His debut 2016 documentary feature was Gregory Porter: Don’t Forget Your Music which traces over 4 years the Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter’s rise to worldwide stardom.
His next was Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall, one of the most celebrated and greatest ever rock ‘n roll photographers premiered in the USA spring 2019 at SXSW. It won Best Documentary Feature Film and the Audience Award at The San Francisco International Film Festival and will be released in the UK & US early 2020 and has its UK premiere at The Mayfair Curzon this November.
He’s already working on his next documentary feature and is completing writing his first narrative fiction drama which is already attracting interest. He is also preparing his first solo photographic exhibition which will be in San Francisco in 2021 and London the following year. Meanwhile he has several pictures in The Photographer’s Gallery Shot In Soho autumn exhibition celebrating that district’s culture and community.
As a photographer with 25 years’ experience he has worked all over the world on a myriad of different projects from portraiture, advertising, music and dance. The famous names he’s photographed include Michael Douglas, Charlie Watts, Quincy Jones, Paloma Faith, The Royal Ballet, Van Morrison, Wynton Marsalis, Idris Elba, Jools Holland, Jamie Cullum, Steve Gadd, Bon Iver, Graham Nash, Peter Frampton, Don Was etc, etc. He also directs high end tv commercials.
Interview with Alfred
Gregory Porter : Don’t Forget Your Music : Trailer – Vimeo
Gregory Porter : Don’t Forget Your Music : Full Movie – Vimeo
Show Me the Picture : The Story of Jim Marshall KRON TV 4 Breakfast Show – Vimeo