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
Stay tuned for her debut recording, entitled “Mosaic” to be released next year!
LISTEN TO ALI:
Excerpt from live performance of Mozart’s Laudate Dominum at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON in January 2012. Features Michael Tansley at the organ:
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.
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….
Sunday, December 9th, 2012 – 3pm
Ali Garrison and Mark Rainey singing:
SONGS FROM GERSHWIN’S PORGY & BESS
The Green Door Cabaret, that burgeoning haven for vocalists, presents this brilliant collaboration featuring original, crossover, soulful song interpretations from Gershwin’s opera, Porgy and Bess! In the tradition of Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, and Ray Charles & Cleo Laine, the ever-intrepid Ali Garrison & Mark Rainey put a sizzling spin on these classic songs, stirring up an innovative stew that will keep you warm all winter long.