London based singer who has worked with an impressive roster of jazz and popular music artists. Released her debut solo album “Until Tomorrow” on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood label in October 2011. Second album “If You Knew Her” (also Brownswood) released January 2014.
"An assured and pleasingly mature début. It seems likely that Zara McFarlane is about to become an increasingly significant figure on the UK jazz scene. "
"Her singing combines technical expertise, purity of tone and an innate soulfulness in pretty much equal measure. 2014 is going to be a big year for Zara McFarlane."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister interviews alto saxophonist Johnty Wilks and enjoys a live performance of his mellow, meditative music at the South Street Arts Centre, Reading.
Three recently rediscovered early reviews by Ian Mann of recordings featuring the versatile London based pianist and composer Dorian Ford.