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
Way in to the Way Out: Arun Ghosh and Zoe Rahman, EFG London Jazz Festival, 15th, 16th November 2014
Part lecture, part musical performance, Ghosh and Rahman present an A to Z of their musical influences and personal jazz histories. Informative, educational and entertaining.
The story of a remarkable life and an indomitable spirit that addresses its subject with sympathy and honesty allied to painstaking detail. It's also highly readable and good value for money.