Primarily a session instrumentalist, performer and composer, Alley has worked with, and performed as a bassist alongside
Fleur East, Yazmin Lacey, Poppy Ajudha and many more (see extensive list below). Her work as an instrumentalist and composer has been featured on BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV, BBC Radio 1, Worldwide FM, at the Barbican Cinema and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's Vanbrugh Theatre. As a collaborator, Alley currently co-composes for multi award-winning all-female, Latin-jazz project Colectiva.
Alley has toured extensively and has performed in prestigious venues and events around the world, including the National Theatre of Kenya, National Theatre of Ethiopia, SXSW [Texas USA], Barbican, Montreux Jazz Festival, Alexandra Palace Theatre, London Palladium, Glastonbury, Opera Universitario di Trento, Worldwide Festival Séte, One Love Festival Istanbul, Royal Festival Hall and many more. Alley also works as an artist in residence with Nzoyi Records, with whom she has recorded bass for a plethora of artists.
MA Ethnomusicology at SOAS, University of London- Distinction
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art- 1 Year Acting
Drake Yolanda Award 2021- Colectiva
LUKAS Best Latin Alternative Act 2019- Colectiva
LUKAS Best Latin Alternative Act 2018- WARA
Artists and Collaborators
Fleur East, Poppy Ajudha, Angélique Kidjo, Jamie Cullum, Yazmin Lacey, Mathilda Homer, Skinny Pelembe, Juanita Euka, Tara Lily, Jelly Cleaver, Shunaji, Jo Hill, Colectiva, WARA, The Great African Caravan, Havana World Music Festival, All Day Breakfast Café, Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Sofia Grant, The Famous Daxx, Eliane Correa, Guerrera, Luisa Santiago, Roots & Routes Köln, Amy Fitz-Doyley, Stephanie Santiago, Poppy Daniels, Naima Adams, Komodo Horns, Adannay and many more
Film / Theatre / Television
'Live At Glastonbury', BBC Two (2023)
Bassist for Colectiva
'This Morning', ITV (2023)
Bassist for Fleur East
'Later... With Jools Holland', BBC One (2022)
Bassist for Poppy Ajudha
'Buttercup', BBC Four (2021)
Bassist on the soundtrack of 20 Stories High production 'Buttercup'. released as part of the BBC's 'Light's Up' series.
'Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant', Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (2021)
Composer, arranger and instrumentalist on two pieces for the RADA showcase.
Vrije Geluiden, The Netherlands (2019)
Live television performance with Wara
'Skipping Lunch', Mountain Way Pictures (2018)
Soundtrack composer, premiered at Barbican Cinema
'Tricked', ITV (2014)
with London Contemporary Voices and Simon Webbe