Divine Jazz Diva Dee Alexander Set to Make Her Australian Debut

The 2014 Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival is proud to present one of the great Chicago jazz singers – Dee Alexander in three Sydney-only performances. BY KARA MOFFATT Published: 2014.11.06 02:39 PM “Among the premier vocalists and songwriters in American music today, Dee Alexander has delighted audiences and impressed critics with her flawless intonation, herContinue reading “Divine Jazz Diva Dee Alexander Set to Make Her Australian Debut”

Dee Alexander Review: Jazz Powerhouse Among The Best

As good as any scat singer alive … Dee Alexander. Photo: Supplied Reviewer rating: Rating: 4out of 5stars Dee Alexander melds experience and experimentation Dee Alexander Foundry 616, November 5 ★★★★ Dee Alexander is one of the best-kept secrets in jazz. To hear singers of this calibre you usually must visit a concert hall. HeadliningContinue reading “Dee Alexander Review: Jazz Powerhouse Among The Best”

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival star Dee Alexander pays tribute to the women in her life

Chicago jazz singer Dee Alexander is in Sydney for the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival. There are some songs Chicago jazz singer Dee Alexander doesn’t care to sing. Billie Holliday’s Strange Fruit, about a racist lynching in America’s mid-West in the 1930s, is one of them. “We are all aware of it. The lyrics haveContinue reading “Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival star Dee Alexander pays tribute to the women in her life”

Jazz singer Dee Alexander melds experience and experimentation

November 3, 2014 John Shand Jazz singer Dee Alexander relishes both the experimental and mainstream aspects of her repertoire. Photo: Supplied It was the music she heard each week when her mother was ironing: Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Abbey Lincoln, Miles Davis and more. They seeped into Dee Alexander’s pre-school consciousness and heart and stayedContinue reading “Jazz singer Dee Alexander melds experience and experimentation”

2014 Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival

ABC Jazz is proud to support the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival, presented by SIMA. Check out info about the event here… The annual SIMA Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival is in its third year, highlighting some of the best female jazz – from both Australia and abroad. The 2014 Festival is headlined by theContinue reading “2014 Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival”