“Modern day music that harkens back to yesteryear, circa the 1920’s through the late 1950’s, jazzy as well as beautifully played and sung. Centered around Marae’s close mic’d voice and ukulele…it’s Marae’s voice that is the star attraction here. There is a melancholy air to the material here, with the title track in particular approaching torch song territory.”
Bart Mendoza/San Diego Troubadour. Review for album, “My Heart Can’t Take It.”

Praise for Live Music Shows

“Kids who visit us at the Garden just LOVE Alison! Her interactive performances…are both entertaining and educational, not just for children, but the entire family. Alison is professional, easy to work with, and a joy to have here at the Garden. We always look forward to having her and her friends here with us!”
Lisa Reynolds, San Diego Botanic Garden

“…bright, cheery fun tunes that were a hit with kids and adults alike!” Bill S. Branch Manager San Diego Public Library

“…offered a unique, and engaging performance…fun for the whole family!” Sara C., Youth Services Librarian, San Diego County Library

“…a fantastic music show… their upbeat energy and sense of fun means everyone in the audience has a great time. You can’t help singing along and moving to the music.” Angie S., Youth Services Librarian, San Diego Public Library.

Listener Praise

“A warning to all those listeners wearing heart “pacemakers’ , switch off immediately, this song will triple your heart rate it is so good. But listen anyhow … for me, it is worth the risk.” Norman

“Alison has a beautiful voice and it was an absolute delight to watch her in her element.” Kushbu

“Alison Marae’s beautiful soothing voice took us back in time. The whole band was just so in sync that my friend and I couldn’t stop smiling and rocking to the contagious beat.” Dalia

“Why are you playing here? You guys should be headlining to O2 arena!” Music listener in London

Alison’s voice is really amazing (we bought two of her CDs)…her band members were great…and we are her newest fans.” Cindy

“Alison is a great performer with a fantastic voice.” Julie


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