Unsigned (Independant) Solo Artiste. Birmingham UK. Roots Rock Reggae/Jazz/experimental fuses. Studio/Live performance (Clubs, Festivals, Theatre, Concerts, etc) with tons of Lead, Guest & Session vocal experience... smile! "My background in music has been wonderfully coloured with a great variety of professional artistes that i've had the amazing pleasure of working with including Steel Pulse, Pato Banton, Dean Frazer, Abijah (JA), Ranking Roger, Willie Stewart of 'Third World', Eddy Grant, Peter Hunnigale...
A petit entertainer with a lot of musical passion and energy ... laughter ... inspiration ... fun ... love ... & reality. Many say "A sexy, charismatic performer with a huge sultry voice"! Either way ... "she's on a mission to create, play & deliver great music to the masses of this world" ... :0)
The styles of music Yaz works with are various mixes of: Reggae/Rocksteady/Jazz/Blues/Hip Hop/R&B/Soul/Rock/Dub/Indie and experimental ideas (Yaz's foundation is Roots Rock Reggae/Jazz & her favourite music flava's are Reggae influenced but is very open to working with all styles as long as her voice fits :0)
? Yaz ALEXANDER ? Testimonies:
Steve ?Grizzly? Nisbett ex Steel Pulse drummer says, ?Yaz is an energetic and highly talented performer and is one of the best untapped talents in the region??
Sue Beardsmore from BBC Mailbox says, ?Yaz has a stunning voice and a great presence? when she's up and singing - you have to listen?
Martin Blissett, Chairman of Newstyle radio says, ?Yaz is an extremely talented artist, I was overwhelmed when I first heard her track ?This World', it is without a doubt the best female reggae track I've heard over the past couple of years. Yaz definitely has the support of Newstyle Radio.?
Arguably one of the UK's finest roots rock reggae/jazz experimental artists ? Yaz Alexander (www.yazalexander.com / www.myspace.com/yazalexander)
An established solo artist in her own right and one of the most in-demand vocalists on the circuit. An incredible performer with a fantastic track record in the industry having served her apprenticeship as a backing/lead vocalist under the stewardship of some of the UK's best ever reggae recording artists i.e. Steel Pulse, Pato Banton et al.
A credible music history, with claims to fame including working with other established world renowned artists ? Eddy Grant, Willie Stewart from Third World, and the legendary Jazz saxophonist Andy Hamilton. Recent concerts have seen Yaz take to the stage with legends such as; Marcia Griffiths, Sylvia Tella, The Mighty Diamonds, Freddie McGregor and Lucky Dube with more dates alongside celebrated reggae artists such as Vivian Jones, Lloyd Brown, Nereus Joseph plus more.
Having toured the four corners of the earth, Yaz is a great solo artist in her own right and has performed at several high profile events both at home as well as Internationally with her most recent performances stunning unsuspecting audiences on the Mediterranean island of Malta & rubbing shoulders with The legendary Wailers followed by a short visit to Italy for a collaboration with Hip Hop Dance Group 'BlakSoulz'
Equally at home in the studio as much as she is on the stage, it is live performances that really bring this fine prodigy to pre-eminence, controlling the stage and working the crowd effortlessly with the poise and conviction of some of the all time great live performers.