Alex Radeff is a Toronto based singer/songwriter/guitarist and Donkey is the rock/pop group that is a vehicle for his musical and lyrical talents. The music that Alex & Donkey produce ranges from melodic hard rock to pop ballads to ambient textures as well as humorous comedy spoofs. “What can be categorized under rock/pop is pretty limitless and I believe in the concept of rock as an art form.” says Alex. The name Donkey was inspired by British band Badfinger that released an album called “Ass” on Apple Records. Born of mixed European parentage, Radeff has been involved in writing and music from an early age. “My influences were people like Harry Nilsson, Ian Hunter, Roy Harper and I was very influenced by Toronto songwriter Johnny Macleod and his band Johnny & The G-Rays.