Following on from Alison Burns and Martin Taylor’s recent tour of Asia here is a video of them performing the Stevie Wonder song ‘If It’s Magic’ live at Penang Island Jazz Festival.
Happy Holidays! We’ve been working hard in the studio to bring you a very special new album for the holidays, and here’s your chance to be a part of it! We’re raising money to put out a Christmas album for our fans, by our fans. That means we need your support! CLICK HERE TO LEARN […]
We are pleased to announce Alison Burns & Martin Taylor will perform at Singapore’s Esplanade on 28th November 2014 to kick off a four week tour of Asia. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.sistic.com/events/martin1114 While Martin Taylor is no stranger to any jazz aficionados over here, and has performed to sold-out crowds previously in Singapore, the […]
This is a very special song which marks a significant anniversary of a brave soldier called Robert Alan Burns, my brother. The song is all about the hopes and aspirations of a young man whose life was cut short. Dedicated to Nancy Burns, Marion Duff and Barbara Duthie. Music by Martin Taylor. Lyrics by Alison […]
One of the most wonderful songs that I discovered many years ago is the French song “J’attendrai”. Translated, it means “I Will Wait”. It’s a beautiful song about waiting for a loved one to return. Recorded in 1938 (in French) by an Italian singer called Rina Ketty, it became hugely popular at the time and […]
PRESS RELEASE British Jazz Singer Joins Hillary Clinton & Aretha Franklin In Receiving Prestigious Award British jazz singer Alison Burns has been awarded the Brand Laureate International Brand Personality Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation – dubbed the Grammy awards for branding – for her success in music and iconic status. Past recipients of […]
Well after many weeks of hard work the Alison Burns official website is finally up and running. A big thanks go to my team including my manager James Taylor. Looking forward to posting much more on this sparkly, new site!
The aim of the Scottish Jazz Awards is to highlight Scotland’s jazz music and for the 2012 awards we’d appreciate if you would consider nominating Alison Burns for ‘Vocalist of the Year’ by going to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SJA2012_Nominations The Awards, which give recognition to excellence within Scotland’s thriving musical culture, encompass all aspects of jazz and improvised music. […]
Martin’s latest album, ‘FRETERNITY’, is a joyful collaboration with his long time friends and esteemed colleagues Mercury Prize nominee Guy Barker (trumpet) and David Newton (piano). This will be the first jazz group Martin has put together since the highly successful “Spirit of Django” and the album will also introduce fast rising British jazz vocalist […]
Alison Burns played a star-studded concert for Prince William at Windsor Castle in advance of HRH announcing his engagement to Kate Middleton. The event which was also attended by Sir Michael Parkinson, Alan Titchmarsh and Gosford Park writer Julian Fellowes was held to raise awareness for the Child Bereavement Trust, of which Prince William recently became […]