Four nights at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago
Alyssa Allgood is an exciting new voice in vocal jazz, offering a unique interpretation of the repertoire with vocal improvisation and arranging. She has been described by jazz historian and author Scott Yanow as “one of the top up-and-coming jazz singers around today”. This past spring Alyssa was awarded the Best Collegiate Vocal Jazz Soloist of 2014 in Downbeat Magazine’s student music awards. She was named one of the top 40 semifinalists of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal competition. Alyssa won the People’s Choice Award in the 2015 jazz improvisation contest held by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation in Chicago.