lunedì 21 luglio 2014


A singer who generates the passion, insecurities, bruises and lionheart of truly iconic performers such as Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin and Etta James.” – The Orange Press.Alex Hahn is an emerging soul star of Sydney, Australia's thriving music scene.Moving to Ireland in 2005, Alex fronted the highly successful funk band Electrogecko who, with their unique versions of classic jazz standards, enjoyed residencies all over the country.On her return to Australia in 2008, Alex teamed up with renowned jazz musicians, Charlie Meadows and Nick Hoorweg. The trio enjoyed weekly residencies across Sydney.In 2013, Alex produced her debut album The Wallflower – a tribute to Etta James, with her 7-piece soul band The Blue Riders. It is performed with the brutal emotional honesty that has come to define Alex’s powerful voice and has received glowing reviews from audiences and critics alike.Alex has recently relocated to the UK and is taking her acclaimed Etta James tribute show on the road across Europe. She performed the show at Oliver Plunketts in Cork, Ireland for the 2013 Cork Jazz Fringe Festival with great success.As well as her live work, Alex has also lent her voice to numerous short films, television commercials and notably, provided vocals for DreamWorks Acer Arena Spectacular, How To Train Your Dragon."Soul singer Alex Hahn's new release The Wallflower works like a voodoo charm. Hahn and her band never hit a weak spot" – John Hardaker, Jazzscene."I hear hints of the histrionics of Joplin and the soul-deep stylings of Aretha, but, most of all, I hear a ripping, arsey, brassy, young singer. ALEX HAHN

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