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Artist Profiles

Markham Jazz Festival 2016

Alison Young

Alison Young is a versatile and in-demand saxophonist. She plays soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones in a variety of bands, in styles ranging from jazz to blues to pop and R&B. Alison has toured across North America, Europe, South America, and the Caribbean with Colin Hunter, Alysha Brilla, Big Rude Jake and others. Alison has played on Juno nominated albums by Alysha Brilla and Shakura S’Aida. Currently, she performs with local bands and her own quintet.