Award-winning jazz vocalist, washboarder and early jazz historian Ali resurrects the original outspoken blues and jazz divas who shaped today's music via their passionate and dangerous songs. 'Scotland’s Queen of Vintage Jazz’ (OcWeekly.com), Ali offers an authentic and fun journey back through time to celebrate these groundbreaking (yet forgotten!) first ladies of song. 'A masterclass in real grassroots jazz' (Edinburgh49.org). 'Astounding vocals (San Diego Union-Tribune). ‘A musical storyteller’ (Scotsman). 'No other singer can deliver this kind of material with such authenticity' (BBC Radio Scotland).