“When she performs Viv’s honesty and enthusiasm show us what jazz is all about.” – Sam Graham, Jazz Notes

“She brings warmth, intensity, a resonant tone and fluid idiosyncratic phrasing to her interpretations of both standards and more offbeat material.” – Festival Int’l De Jazz De Montreal

What is your wish for 2017?
To keep moving forward in the things that reflect the biggest part of me. The flow of the creative and the realization of that creative possibility. 2017 is truly a year for expansion in creativity and as I expand the world expands hand in hand.

Which musical instrument reflects your personality the most?
Hmmm, I love all the sounds as they inspire me. The instrument I love the most is the upright bass, however if I was to pick one that I felt reflected my personality it would be the alto sax.

If you could have coffee with anyone, who would it be?
Maya Angelou… such grace and wisdom.

If you were a food, what would you be and why?
Definitely curry… anything curry…

What is something you couldn’t go without?
Humour, so great for my soul.