Alison Rycroft at Streatham Strut

Date: 
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 20:00
<p>Growing up on a farm in Burnley, Alison's first foray into jazz was as a singer in her University's Big Band in Dundee in which she performed for two years. Her love of jazz was sealed by the year she spent in New York, using her spare time to listen, and sometimes perform, in legendary jazz clubs.<br /> Since returning to the UK and moving to London she has perfomed at venues including the Bull's Head, Hideaway Jazz Club, Oliver's Jazz Bar, the Commander Bar and the Pheasantry. She has also been featured on BBC Radio Scotland.<br /> Her influences include: Carmen Mcrae, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong, Liane Carroll to name but a few.<br /> You can also hear her on Urban Jazz Radio fortnightly on Tuesdays from 9pm - 10pm where she presents The Jazz Connection.</p>
Point of contact: 
Lewis Aldridge
Contact details (Phone or email): 
020 8769 4646
Enter a website link for more info: 
http://www.streathamfestival.com/node/89