Australia born and New York-based, vocalist and composer Alyson Murray. A powerful and innovative performer seamlessly transitioning across different genres.
A Victorian College of the Arts Graduate with a Bachelor in Contemporary Music and Improvisation awarded the Agnes Robertson Contemporary Music Scholarship in 2013.
2013-15 Alyson was featured on successful Australia Hip-Hop records released by OBESE Records, 'The Flipside' by Maundz and 'Anotha Dolla Anotha Day' by Rates. She then went on to release her debut EP 'Integrity' which saw Alyson's first appearance on radio stations PBS, Triple J Unearthed, JOYFM, and Beat TV.
In 2018, Alyson curated ''Sassy' a Tribute to Sarah Vaughan’. Performed at the famous Melbourne venue, Paris Cat Jazz Club, this performance was a sell-out show, so it returned again during the Melbourne Jazz Festival featuring New York saxophonist Marcus Strickland. 'Sassy' has also been performed at Minton’s Playhouse Harlem, New York, and in Montreal, Canada at Diese Onze.
Alyson’s most requirable release to date is her 2018 album ‘Breathe’. This saw her perform, interview, and receive air time in Australia, London, Canada, and the U.S.
Alyson Murray made her debut performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre on International Women's Day 2019 to celebrate this release, it was a fantastic success.
In 2019 Alyson went on to release ‘Come to Me’ with backing from some of New Yorks’s most exciting female talents. Most recently 2020 collaboration with Brooklyn producer Phace, single release ‘See Me’ where Alyson once again displays her incredibly strong melody writing, creating music that lingers well past the listen.
“ "This 6-track album (Breathe) celebrates the richness of Alyson's vocal tone and honest and energetic flare.."”
— Kings of Spin