The Alice Armstrong band
Alice Armstrong is a powerhouse British blues, soul & jazz vocalist known for her wide range and unconventional lyrics.
Her band feature most of Catfish and for Blues At The Tropic, this will include Catfish guitarist Matt Long.
After gaining a following fronting and writing for the Crossfire Blues band with guitarist Marcus Praestgaard-Stevens, Alice has strutted many stages of the UK’s biggest rhythm & blues festivals, completed a European tour and featured in both the 2020 and 2021 UK Blues Awards, singing alongside renowned musicians on a lockdown-cover of ‘Soulshine’ by the Allman Brothers and ‘Let the Good Times Roll’ by Louis Jordan.
‘Alice is THE best female vocalist in the UK at the moment: there are others with superb voices and charisma, but Alice has it by the bucket load’ - Blues in Britain Magazine.
‘From deep and soulful to spine-tingling: add to that her sassy wit and Alice is the full package’ - Blues in Britain Magazine.
‘Armstrong delivers a soulful, immaculately phrased vocal… [She] shifts her tone from reflective to assertive… slinky and sultry… in the soulful singer stakes Alice Armstrong, I have to say, is a real find’ - BluesEnthused.com
'Nice Pipes, Miss Armstrong’ - Phill Jupitus
‘Armstrong deserves special credit for the amazing range of her voice. She reminded me of a young Amy Winehouse.’ - Blues Matters Magazine
‘’Prodigiously talented … Armstrong’s voice set the hairs on the back of my neck at full attention – I cannot remember the last time I heard such a purity of tone and a depth of range’ - Music-News.com
“Best album I’ve heard this year by a mile!” “It’s an understated monster!” - Jason Elliott, Former Director of the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival
“This album has to be my top pick of the year” - Paul Long, Chair of the IBBA
‘Really loving that vocal!‘ - Craig Charles
Tropic At Ruislip
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