Alice Grace


Alice is available as vocalist with any of our bands

Alice singing with our Big Band:

Alice singing with our Accoustic Trio:

Alice singing with our Tiny Big Band:

Alice singing as a duo with piano:

Alice is our jazz specialist, performing as the lead female singer with all sizes of Strictly Smokin’ Big Band. She also sings regularly with our Party and Soul outfits.

Alice performs regularly around the UK – and with Strictly Smokin’ has shared the stage with jazz A-listers including Joe Stilgoe, Polly Gibbons, Bruce Adams, Alan Barnes, Paul Booth, Hailey Tuck, Anthony Strong and Mark Nightingale. 

2018 saw the recording of duo album ‘A Timeless Place’ by Alice and fellow SSBB guitarist Pawel Jedrzejewski, following their performance for the Jazz North East ‘Women Make Music’ series.

Alice’s career began touring with UK big band The National Youth Jazz Orchestra, and guest singing with the James Pearson Trio at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, in London before studying at the London Guildhall School of Music and Drama followed by Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

Alice has performed with a variety of jazz and soul ensembles performing at venues including Southbank Centre, Barbican, Royal Albert Hall, as well as more intimate jazz venues across the UK and Europe, sharing the stage with some of her biggest jazz influences; Norma Winstone, Jacqui Dankworth, Cleveland Watkiss and Pete Churchill.  

Since graduating in 2010, Alice’s performing has taken her round the world – including work in Spain and Italy and a two year stint in the Middle East where she co-founded Time Out and award-winning band The Swing Revue. On returning to the UK, Alice moved to Newcastle where she continues to perform.

[PLEASE NOTE we endevour to provide your requested vocalist, however this is not always possible. If no preference is sent, we will use a vocalst best matched to your event. Vocalists may be substituted on any booking, performance or event without notice. ]

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