Who IS This Dame Anyhow???
Known as a powerful singer who “embodies the soul projected through her voice” and “palpably lives the sound”, American-born, Toronto-raised mezzo-soprano Alexandra “Ali” Garrison, dares to sing any music from around our dear planet. Read the juicy details
Purchase her EP on iTunes, Ali Garrison Sings Michel Legrand: The Summer Knows – with Danny McErlain, pianist!
LISTEN TO ALI IN STUDIO:
Ali sings You Must Believe in Spring:
MEET ALI ON CAMERA:
Alex Gladwell has been making mini-docs which are like tiny portraits, exploring people in places and their ideas. They have the ring of Humans of New York but using video and structured into minute long segments. He beautifully provides a peek into each person and their thoughts, illuminating a part of their personality and processes. If you want to watch more of these glimpses and find out more about making your own personal documentary, visit him at www.rainbowscontayo.com
Here’s the one he created on Ali:
LISTEN TO ALI LIVE:
Live solo performance of Hale Smith’s “I Want to Die Easy”at Koerner Hall in Toronto in February 2012 as part of The Book of Negroes concert with The Nathaniel Dett Chorale. Features the masterful Joy Lee on the piano.
Ali singing I Want to Die Easy on Soundcloud
Live performance of Gershwin’s My Man’s Gone Now at The Green Door Cabaret in Toronto, Canada in March 2012. Features Ian Sinclair at the piano:
EXPERIENCE ALI LIVE:
Upcoming Performances to make note of… More info…