San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM and San Jose Jazz Society for a live performance with Allison Adams Tucker on Friday, August 15th, 2014 @ 7:00pm in the Market Plaza.
Born in San Diego, California, multilingual jazz vocalist Allison Adams Tucker began singing before she could speak. She studied piano, flute, violin, dance and voice from elementary school and currently holds a BA in Linguistics / Music Vocal Performance and an AA in Italian. Allison’s love for languages shows in her performance schedules and music; her music reflects her passion for world cultures with rhythms, melodies, and lyrics of Brazil, Italy, France, Latin America, Japan, and the US. She has also toured in Japan, Europe, Mexico, and the US, including performances on local and national television, on radio stations, and in festivals and jazz clubs. Allison has shared festival billing and musical collaborations with jazz greats such as Kenny Burrell, Poncho Sanchez, Ivan Lins, Mindy Abair, Pete Escovedo, among others. Allison’s CD April in Paris is scheduled for release in 2014.