About Elaine

About Elaine

Elaine Crighton Jazz Singer Aberdeen

Scottish Jazz Vocalist Elaine Crighton has been steadily growing a name and reputation for herself on the Scottish Jazz scene the last few years.  From her origins in the North East of Scotland she has now performed widely across the country putting her indelible stamp on Modern jazz, vocalising and bringing out the best that The Great American Songbook has to offer.

While studying on a 3 year Jazz Programme at St Andrews University Elaine was the recipient of the Linda Trahan award for Outstanding Performance in 2016.

An ever popular presence on the Scottish Jazz Scene she has helped to grow the Garioch Jazz Club and is the driving force behind the Inverurie Jazz Festival too. She has jazz running through her core and the Scottish Jazz Scene is all the better for it.

Working with various musicians from Aberdeenshire, Glasgow and Edinburgh the full quintet performs an eclectic mix of classic swing pieces alongside cool arrangements of Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis tunes and Latin standards, many sung with original Portuguese lyrics. Elaine’s repertoire is vast and varied.

Scottish Jazz Vocalist Elaine is accustomed to playing restaurant gigs, pubs and small venues, the band have the ability to sensitively read the audience and vary the intensity accordingly. Also playing in larger jazz clubs, for parties and music festivals gives them the chance to cut loose with some original arrangements of well known tunes.

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