“Alister is a songwriter of the highest order and a sign that the future of Australian blues is in good hands.” – Lloyd Spiegel, Premier Endorsee Cole Clark Guitars.
It would be a generalisation to group Queenscliff’s Alister Turrill with other young roots players. His playing style blends a true form of blues with complex song writing seldom seen.
He’s shared the stage with Jeff Lang, Geoff Achison and Lloyd Spiegel on several occasions and has supported the likes of Charlie Parr (US), Tim Rogers, Ash Grunwald, Kim Churchill, Steve Smyth, Tim Freedman and Shane Howard.
The past two years have seen the new Melbourne resident at his busiest and best yet with his first East Coast Tour (including a well-received slot on the Roaming Buskers Stage at Byron Bay Bluesfest 2017) and first European shows.
Following his award winning 2013 debut album ‘Reverence & Resonance, 2015 single release ‘Road To The Grave’ and 2016 EP ‘A Toast To Better Times’,
Alister has launched into 2018 with the release of brand new single ‘See You On Your Way’. A deeply personal dark folk song highlighting the struggles associated with mental health in today’s society.
Honest, Flawed, Gravel-Throated Folkin’ Blues awaits.