In ALCHEMY Ali draws on her influences, from opera and cabaret, to trashy 80s pop divas.

With the finest jazz musicians, she creates unique hybrids from popular songs, standards

and blues to create unique mash-ups and genre-defying versions of the likes of Madonna,

Salt-n-Pepa and Kiss performed by a 1940s style siren in a Las Vegas jazz club. As one of

Australia's most versatile singers, Ali brings a truly individual flavour to some of your most

unlikely favourites.

 

ALCHEMY  has performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Perth

Fringe Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse, The Basement, Sydney, Melbourne Recital Centre,

Hobart's Festival of Voices, London's Wonderground plus a regional tour of Victoria.

 

 

PRESS

'Smoking hot jazz' AUSTRALIAN STAGE

 

'...enchanting and superbly talented' AUSSIE THEATRE 

 

'McGregor brings a great sense of humour to her performance as well as an impressive vocal ability' The West Australian

 

‘McGregor’s voice is phenomenal’ TELEGRAPH ★★★★

 

'McGregor’s voice is undeniably lovely, especially in a yearning register, her manner endearing and her comic asides spot on' TIME OUT UK

 

‘...blissful escapism’

‘With an impressive set of lungs, her jaw-dropping range is used to full effect, slipping between musical styles with confidence and ease.' 

BROADWAY BABY ★★★★

 

'Salt n Pepa's Push It, Prodigy's Firestarter and Britney Spears' Oops I Did It Again, complete with speeded-up vocal a la Dolly Parton, all provide genuinely funny moments' THE HERALD 

 

‘a bold, sexy, jazz reinvention’

‘McGregor’s silky smooth vocals and glorious range ensure that even the most familiar of tunes take on a new musical life’ THE ARTS JOURNAL  ★★★★
 

'at the end of each song I found myself slightly out of breath.' THE NEW CURRENT  ★★★★★

 

Pitch document PDF available here

ALCHEMY promo video

FIlmed live at Edinburgh Fringe 2012

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