Our jazz MP3s are 100% free. There is no catch.

April_span3

Allison Adams Tucker
It Might As Well Be Spring

From the album April in Paris on Allegato Music
Buy Album

Featuring:

Downloadlogin required

Artist Bios:


Allison Adams Tucker

Multi-lingual vocalist Allison Adams Tucker celebrates the release of her second CD “April in Paris” – songs of springtime and new beginnings from around the world. The album was recorded in Paris on UNESCO’s 1st International Jazz Day at the end of her last Europe tour, including international musicians and arrangers from five countries.

With a voice “supple as silk and smooth as cashmere” (John Gilbert, eJazzNews), and “mesmerizing, whether in English, Japanese, French” (Doug Boynton, GirlSingers.org), Allison Adams Tucker creates a unique montage of jazz-driven melodies and rhythms in six languages that is turning heads. From Brazilian to straight ahead, French chansons to Mediterranean and beyond– ”expect the unexpected.” (Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene)

Apri in Paris Tour Dates:
June 13 LOS ANGELES, Vitello's
June 15 OAKLAND, Piedmont Piano Company
July 26 NEW YORK, SubCulture NY
August 1 BOSTON, Ryle's
August 15 SAN JOSE, San Jose Jazz
August 16 OAKLAND, The Sound Room
August 19 BELLINGHAM, WA The Jazz Project
August 20 SEATTLE, The Royal Room
November 20 HONOLULU, Hawaii Public Radio

About Allison Adams Tucker:
Born in San Diego, California, multi-lingual jazz vocalist Allison Adams Tucker began singing before she could speak. Allison was raised by classically trained musical parents, and began performing in front of audiences at age 5. She studied piano, flute, violin, dance and voice from elementary school and holds a BA in Linguistics / Music Vocal Performance and an AA in Italian. Allison's vocal palette has been colored by her experience in a variety of musical genres throughout her life, from punk rock to Elizabethan a cappella. These experiences led her on a natural and steadfast transition to the world of jazz in 2005.

Allison's love for languages and world cultures also began at a young age, and she has studied and sings in 6 languages besides her own. She has lived in Japan and Spain and has traveled to over 15 countries. This "wanderlust" is evident in the music she chooses today. Her music reflects her passion for world cultures with rhythms, melodies, and lyrics of Brazil, Italy, France, Latin America, Japan, and the US.

Allison's debut CD "Come With Me" (Allegato Music, July 2008), co-produced by jazz guitarist Peter Sprague (Dianne Reeves, David Benoit, Chick Corea, Sergio Mendes) and arranged by Kamau Kenyatta (Gregory Porter, Hubert Laws, Earl Klugh, Patti Austin), received international acclaim, was nominated for Best Jazz Album 2009 by the San Diego Music Awards, and continues to receive airplay on radio stations in 18 countries.



Allison's sophomore CD "April in Paris" (Allegato Music, June 3 2014), celebrating songs of springtime from around the world, was recorded in Paris on UNESCO's 1st Annual International Jazz Day at the end of a 9-concert tour through Italy & France. Arrangers for this album include Kamau Kenyatta, Danny Green, Emmanuel Massarotti, and Jovino Santos Neto.

As a session artist, Allison’s voice can be heard on national commercials and on the video game "The Saboteur" soundtrack singing French jazz in the company of Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Madeleine Peyroux, & others. This has resulted in a cult following by the typically "non-jazz listening" gamer audience, causing her interpretation of “La Vie En Rose” to become one of the top downloads on iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify worldwide. Allison regularly entertains audiences in Japan, Europe, Mexico, and around the US.

What Not by Brian Groder

Brian_groder_trio_album_front_cover__300x250_thumb

Chalky Downs by Neil C. Young

Ncy-encemble-cover_thumb

Step into My Life by Henry K Allen

Henry_allen_clean_cover_now__copy_2_300x250_thumb

Aquarius by Dave Stryker

Cd_dave-stryker_thumb

Canto De Ossanha by Nate Najar

Najarjtjuly2014_300x250_thumb

Bye Bye Blackbird by Hope Clayton

Jazztimes_hopeclayton_180x150_thumb

Episode #22: Eartha Kitt! by Rene Marie & Lee Mergner

Jazztimes_itunes_button_thumb

Want to add your MP3 to this page?

Contact us for more information on this and other promotional opportunities.