Alyse Black is an American singer and songwriter. Black's music is described as indie pop with jazz influences, in the vein of artists such as Fiona Apple, Regina Spektor and Norah Jones. Her song "Stood for Stand for", which was featured on Black's debut album Too Much & Too Lovely, won Billboard's 2007 World Song Contest in the Jazz category.
That's the bare bones from Wikipedia, but we need to expand on that a bit. Can Alyse Black sing Jazz? Pop? Rock? Country? Hell yes. I bet she could even sing opera had she a mind to. Alyse Black is one standout talented lady. Give her a listen and see if you don't agree.
Antones in Austin, TX with Sirens N'Boots
The Triple Door Seattle, WA
Wouldn't It Be Nice + Stood For Stand For
performing at the Billboard Song Contest. She is playing the song that won her 1st place in the Jazz category, "Stood For Stand For" and another song.
Up in the Air
at Kirkland Performance Center at a benefit concert for Room to Read, international education organization.
music and lyrics by Alyse Black
performed by Alyse Black + Band
Juke Wyatt - bass/guitar
Cody Rahn - drums
Hans Brehmer - keys
Jeff Miller - trumpet
Patrick McDanel - upright bass
Check out some more of her songs right here.