This is one vocal Jazz gig you do not want to miss, as we entice Sara Dowling up from London where she has been captivating audiences. Surely one of the most gifted Jazz singers in the UK, Sara brings a deep knowledge and musical history to her mesmerising interpretations.
Gifted with immensely emotional vocals, her influences are wide and far-reaching. Born from an Irish father and Arabic mother, she was surrounded by the turning records of her father’s jazz collection and the chant like voice of Lebanese singer Fairuz and Umm Kalthoum blaring out of her mother’s radio.
Now one of the U.K’s leading jazz vocalist, she is a regular performer at London’s prestigious Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club and the 606 Jazz Club.
Sara’s album From Shadows Into Light received five star review from Jazz Journal who said “A vocal with timeless quality” ,
Mojo magazine wrote “Enigmatic, beguiling and intensely musical”
and composer/Arranger Guy Barker wrote,
" Her voice has all the qualities that you find in the great singer s"
She is known for her interpretations of classic ballads leaving audiences spellbound as well as the energy and vigour with which she tackles the up tempo standards from the American Song Book.