Alley Lloyd

Bassist Guitarist writer

Bassist, guitarist and vocalist, Alley Lloyd has worked and performed alongside world-class artists including Fleur East, Poppy Ajudha, Yazmin Lacey and many more (see list below). Her work as an instrumentalist and composer has been featured on BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 6, Worldwide FM, Barbican Cinema, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s Vanbrugh Theatre. As a composer, Alley currently co-composes for multi award-winning, all-female Latin jazz project Colectiva, whose electric performance style and music have taken them to festivals and venues across the U.K., EU and USA.

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.


Fleur East, Poppy Ajudha, Angélique Kidjo, Jamie Cullum, Yazmin Lacey, Mathilda Homer, Skinny Pelembe,

Sophie Castillo, Desta French, Juanita Euka, Tara Lily, Jelly Cleaver, Nectar Woode, 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


'Live At Glastonbury' BBC Two (2023) | 'This Morning', Fleur East, ITV (2023) | 'Later... With Jools Holland', Poppy Ajudha BBC One (2022) | 'Buttercup', BBC Four (2021) | 'Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant', Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (2021) | Vrije Geluiden (2019) | 'Skipping Lunch', Mountain Way Pictures (2018) Barbican Cinema


MA Ethnomusicology at SOAS, University of London- Distinction

Acting (1 year) at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

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