Mama Alto – Songs of Hope

Mama Alto

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Mama Alto


‘An exceptionally talented singer, who makes the question as to whether it is a woman or a man singing obsolete. It is clearly an angel.’ – The Conversation

About Mama Alto

Mama Alto is a jazz singer, cabaret artiste and gender transcendent diva. Her liquid velvet voice comes to the fore in beguiling interpretations of jazz standards and ballads.

About this concert

Responding to our fraught times, Mama Alto presents a heartfelt cabaret with songs of hope and optimism, conveying the power of music as a beacon and a salve. A boundary-breaking storyteller, she finds strength in softness and power in vulnerability.

COVID Safety

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Mama Alto vocals
William Cooper piano


This production is part of the following series:

Jazz in the Salon

Whether traditional jazz is up your alley or you fancy something a little more improvisatory, ambient or electric, step away from the daily grind and into the Salon to experience the sweet sounds of jazz at the Best Place to Hear.

Season One: Awaken

Celebrate the best local and international music at the award-winning venue where live music lives.