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
Ian Mann on jazz as an international language and the sound of surprise with performances by Dedication Orchestra, Dee Dee Bridgewater, The Blue Notes, Jef Neve and Rusconi.
Ian Mann enjoys the first day of the festival and performances by the Peter Edwards Trio, Brass Mask and Snack Family.