Alicia began her career in music as a classically trained violinist before making the switch to bass at age 12. By age 14, Alicia’s band Corban was opening for the Doobie Brothers, The Nelsons, Debbie Gibson and The Backstreet Boys. Once Corban disbanded, Alicia joined popular regional act Sister Sara, whose buzz led to opening slots for Jars of Clay, Michael Smith, Billy Mann and NSync. Producer Cliff Downs from Nashville recorded the band, and they received interest from many labels including Reunion and Benson, but the band broke up in 1999 before a deal was signed.
Alicia continued playing in the Christian music arena, joining the Daniel B. Marshall Band in 2000. DBMB toured regionally in Florida, and did several concerts with area Christian radio stations, receiving significant airplay on Tampa Bay’s Joy FM and Spirit FM. DBMB’s high energy stage shows led to a couple of big opening slots for Jars of Clay.
In the summer of 2002, an opportunity opened up for Alicia with longtime friend Nick Carter who asked her to fly to L.A. to audition for his solo tour. Taking a break from the chart-topping Backstreet Boys, Carter was getting ready to release his own solo album, and wanted to create his own band for the MTV Video and world promotional tour and he asked Alicia for her help. The Nick Carter tour took her to England, Germany, The Netherlands and Japan to perform on television shows including Top of the Pops in Europe, The Tonight Show, The View , MTV’s Total Request Live, The Wayne Brady Show, and Regis & Kelly here in the U.S. Alicia’s irrepressible personality and energetic stage presence shine in the MTV Video for Carter’s single “Help Me”, as well as in MTV’s Making The Video feature.
In 2008, international recording artist Trans-Siberian Orchestra asked Alicia to play bass on a track for their double album. In October of 2009, Trans-Siberian Orchestra released their album Night Castle where Alicia’s bass work is featured on the track “Tracers”.
On any given week you can find Alicia performing with numerous local Tampa musicians/bands on bass or playing guitar and singing as a solo artist.
In 2023 Alicia began work on her debut album of original music. Stay tuned for her first single to be released in the Summer of 2023.
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