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
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.
Ian Mann visits two iconic London jazz club, The Vortex and Ronnie Scott's and enjoys performances by trumpeter Yazz Ahmed and the American quintet Kneebody.