Soul City ft. Raleigh Williams
Showcasing a magnificent voice, that draws on a background of singing and composing in a diverse range of styles, Raleigh Williams is fast becoming one of Melbourne’s most respected vocalists across genres as varied as world music, jazz, soul and pop.
A feature vocalist with Australia’s hardest hitting Hammond trio, Aria-award winning Cookin’ on Three Burners, and exciting new Australian rock-Americana-blues superband FOOLS, Williams will be featuring in several major festival and concert venues over 2021 as the Melbourne music scene re-emerges.
Her French jazz project, La Nuit Blanche, has performed at major festivals and concerts across Australia since its inception 6 years ago.
Raleigh is a proud member of the powerhouse Women of Soul Collective, led by Chelsea Wilson. She performs with beloved local soul outfit Moreland City Soul Revue, the Nathan Liow jazz trio, and toured Australia-wide with global music machine Amanaska, while being an in-demand session singer for local acts. Her annual homages to Amy Winehouse, Dusty Springfield, Nina Simone and Eartha Kitt have become firm favourites to the Melbourne public.
Being part of the music industry for over 25 years, Jeff Sheppard has toured with international artists Justin Timberlake & performed alongside artists Lionel Richie amongst many other local and international artists. A songwriter at heart Jeff blends his passion for Soul, RnB and pop music into a mix of music to leave you feeling great.