A native of Aberdeen, NC and currently residing in Atlanta, GA, Brooke “Viosocalist” Alford performs as an Artist of the Violin. Brooke plays in various styles including, but not limited to Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, Pop, and R&B. She has opened for national and international recording artists such as Najee, Will Downing, Paul Taylor, Eric Darius, and Rick Braun. Brooke has also shared the stage with James Ingram and Kenneth Edmonds, better known as “Babyface”. Brooke has also been featured on BRAVO TV’s series, “Housewives of Atlanta”,Trinity Broadcasting Newtwork’s (TBN) “Praise the Lord” program featured with Gospel Artsit Rodney Dean Boyden, the 2011 Colorado Smooth Jazz and R&B Lover’s Festival in Denver, CO, and with nationally acclaimed comedian “Special K” of the Rickey Smiley Show at “Jazz and Jokes” in Nasvhille, TN.
Brooke recieved her Bachelor of music degree Cum Laude from the prestigious Florida State University School of Music. She was under the insruction of the late Beth Newdome, former Associate Concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. While studying at FSU, Brooke performed for World renowned Jazz Violinist, Regina Carter during Mrs. Carter’s 2004 Atlanta Jazz Festival masterclass. Brooke also studied under the FSU International Program in London, England with Royal Philharmonic Violinist, Eric Chapman.
When: Thursday, July 26, 2012 – 7:30pm
Where: Acoustix Jazz Restaurant & Lounge – 840 Marietta Street – Atlanta, GA
Tickets: $10 General