Both of Alexandra's parents were opera singers and after doing a Drama degree she studied on 'The Knack', part of the Lillian Bayliss Programme at English National Opera. Alexandra has performed on many of London's stages, at cabaret, jazz and dining clubs.

She has been a jazz fan since discovering an Ella Fitzgerald cassette amongst her mother's Verdi and Strauss records, and has been singing with the 18-piece swing band, Any Swing Goes for the past 10 years.

Alexandra lives and sings in London, with her husband and three children.