Ali Bodycoat Trio
Well regarded as one of Western Australia’s most talented and respected professional jazz vocalists, Ali Bodycoat has established herself as an unrivalled force in the local jazz industry.
A regular feature at The Ellington Jazz Club, Ali performs sold-out shows with the Ali Bodycoat Quintet. Ali’s relationship with the microphone goes even further as she performs at and hosts various events such as StyleAid, Chamber Jam.
A true testament to Ali’s electrifying talent and undeniable charm, is the highly coveted residency she has held at the Subiaco Hotel for a staggering fifteen years, performing with her trio every Wednesday night. Ali is also a regular performer at Jazz Fremantle.
Ali completed a Certificate II in Musical Theatre at the Western Australian Academy Of Performing Arts in 2002, where she has also taught Jazz Vocals.
As a musical theatre performer, Ali has performed in the yellow glass theatre productions: Last Days Of Weimar, Rent, Rainy Days And Mondays – Songs Of the Carpenters, Company and Hair, and starred in Chicago as Roxy Hart at the Regal Theatre.
Chosen to support Marcia Hines in her 2008 concert at The Vines, Ali has also supported Vince Jones, Grace Knight and David Campbell and continues to work with some of Australia’s greatest jazz musicians.
In 2010, Ali created and performed two sold-out seasons of
Minor Major Marlene Downstairs At The Maj
(Cabaret Carnivale) and at The Ellington Jazz Club and in 2011, Ali performed and created Franklin – The Music of Aretha Franklin, again to sold out seasons Downstairs at His Maj and The Ellington.
“ The range, volume and length of sound that issued from such a diminutive figure as Bodycoat was quite phenomenal.” Australian Stage Online
“An hour and a half of faultless entertainment which simply flew by.” Australian Stage Online
“ Bodycoat’s soaring vocals were just one of the many highlights…”
The West Australian