ASHLEY LOCHEED is a vocalist, bandleader and recording artist. She recently headlined the Musica per i Borghi festival in Umbria, Italy, with The Perugia Big Band, and performs internationally with The Ashley Locheed Quartet.  Locheed tours regularly with two-time Grammy winner, Michael Bolton, and has previously toured as a duet partner and backing-vocalist with the legendary balladeer Engelbert Humperdinck. She has opened for Cuban trumpet icon , Arturo Sandoval, and has performed and recorded with veteran jazz clarinetist, Allan Vaché. Locheed has also performed with pianist, Kenny Drew Jr., bassist, Richard Drexler, trombonist, Bill Allred, La Lucha, pianist, Kym Purling, bassist, John Lamb and saxophonist, Jeff Rupert


Ashley delivers a stunning and intimate performance that is so personal and completely involved that the listener is drawn into each song as if it was never intended to be sung by and for anyone else”

Benoit Glazer, (Timacua Arts, Conductor, Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer, Designer, Educator)

 

“When I first heard her sing I was impressed with her beautiful voice, sense of swing, and natural approach to the “Great American Songbook”. I thought her style was reminiscent of some of the great singers of the Goodman band, like Martha Tilton, Helen Ward, and Peggy Lee.”              

Allan Vaché (Clarinetist, Jim Cullum Jazz Band  Arbors, Audiophile, Chesky, Nagel-Heyer        


PROJECTS

  • Ashley Locheed and Chris Rottmayer featuring Allan Vaché, with Ben Kramer and Greg Parnell, Back In Town’, 2020

  • Rich Walker Quintet - ‘Whistle Britches’ 2011 album (feat. on Cloudburst, Everybody’s Boppin’, Berimbau)

  • Soul Funktion Band - member 2004-2005

  • Shows at The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., Royal Albert Hall, London, etc. in 54 Countries

  • Monica in Menotti's ‘The Medium’, Josephine Gilbert adn Sullivan's ‘H.M.S Pinafore’ ‘First Lady in Mozart's ‘The Magic Flute’, Jeannie McLaren Lerner and Lowe's ‘Brigadoon’, Voluptua Barab's ‘La Pizza con Funghi’, premiere of Bagheera in Bing Futch's ‘The Jungle Book’, Verdi's Add media