WA has a vibrant live jazz scene and some great organisations and clubs bringing people together who share a love of jazz. The WA Jazz Directory lists artists, bands & ensembles, composers, arrangers, venues and organisations from all around Western Australia.
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Victoria, relocated to Australia in 2008 after many years in the UK where she is recognised as one of the most exciting and dynamic jazz vocalists on the scene.
The last few years have seen her perform at the famous Ronnie Scott's in London, Alexis in Kuala Lumpur, for their International Jazz Series, and a dream gig performing Brazilian songs cruising up the Amazon!
She has appeared at many festivals and venues throughout the UK and Europe concerts including Queille in France and The Ingolstadt Jazz Festival in Germany, The Oxford Literary Festival, Pizza Express, The 606 Club and the Jazz Cafe in London where she supported Terence Blanchard and performed with Ronny Jordan.
Victoria experienced international success during the mid-1990s UK dance/pop group 'Strike' and their massive hit, “U Sure Do”. This led to her appearing on MTV and the BBC’s Top of the Pops, releasing the critically acclaimed album 'I Saw the Future', touring throughout the world and sharing the stage with such names as Jocelyn Brown, and The Spice Girls.
She released her first jazz album 'The Song is You' in 2004 which received great response from the press and regular air play in the UK
Since arriving back in her Australia she has appeared at the York Jazz Festival, performed her own cabaret Downstairs at His Majesty's Theatre, invited as the featured singer to open Perth's premiere jazz club, The Ellington, performed with Jamie Oehlers at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club in Melbourne.