‘Alyson has a beautiful tone, a soothing sound that inspired me to play chords with warmth.’ Jon Cowherd, pianist

Australian vocalist and composer Alyson Murray is known for melding elements of soul, R ‘n’ B and jazz into energetic and captivating music. Her extensive musical career includes hits with Australian hip hop artist Maundz, performances on stage with Hugh Jackman in The Boy from Oz, curating her sell-out show Sassy, a tribute to Sarah Vaughan, and recording and performing her original music in a variety of ensembles whilst maintaining her truly captivating sound.

Breathe is a collection of songs composed in the buzz and business of New York City. Inspired by the cities surroundings, vocalist Alyson Murray has composed a body of new music which features on her debut album, Breathe. Through soulful grooves and rich harmonies, Alyson reflects on a city often filled with anxiety, exploring themes of love, new surroundings and growth, while infusing a sense of relief into the city that never sleeps.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Alyson Murray


Alyson Murray voice

Diego Villalta, guitar
Damien Ellis, drums
Olaf Scott, keyboard
Shannen Wick, voice
Luke Christiana, voice
Liam Brown, bass
Lauren Brydie, voice


Alyson Murray
I’ve Got Love To Give

Christine McVie

Alyson Murray
You Should Be So Lucky
Wanted to Love

Michael Jackson
You Rock My World


This production is part of the following series:

Jazz in the Salon

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