ALISON RAYNER

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Alison Rayner has had a lengthy career as a bass player and composer, touring and recording with award-winning all-female band, the Guest Stars, and subsequently working with players such as Tal Farlow, Ian Shaw, Jean Toussaint, John Etheridge and Deirdre Cartwright.

Now, as a leader, Alison ties together many of the strands of her numerous musical influences.

For the past two years, the Alison Rayner Quintet has built a substantial and wide-ranging audience for their music, which focuses on terrific grooves, poignant melodies and fluid improvisation, with influences spanning funk, folk, and Afro-Cuban dance music.

Alison released her first album as a bandleader in 2014, August garnering a plethora of plaudits from the jazz press. It was also a sharp reminder to the British jazz world of the breadth and depth of her often unsung talents.

Alison’s second CD, A Magic Life, was released last November, and is bursting with
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ALISON RAYNER A Magic Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Magic Life
Fusion 2016
ALISON RAYNER Short Stories album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Short Stories
Fusion 2019

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ALISON RAYNER Alison Rayner Quintet : August album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alison Rayner Quintet : August
Fusion 2014

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