A selection of videos from Sara Mitra’s recent appearance on The Ayala Show:
Sara Mitra 5tet live footage and interview, tonight Friday 6th Nov 2015 on The Ayala Show, Irish TV (Sky 191) at 10pm.
Some links to online response to ‘Losing You’.
“CD der Woche… hervorragende Songwriterin und Sängerin im Bereich Jazz, Folk und Blues” WDR 3
“…dieser speziellen Art von anziehender Unterkühlung” Sonic Soul Reviews
“She has the courage to take chances and her musical sense of adventure continually serves her well… her disciplined voice and innate style clearly mark Sara Mitra as a jazz singer of note” BluesBunny Reviews
“Her singing is always surrounded by an on point instrumentation… Playful character and beautiful vocals” Mos Eisley Reviews
“It touches us deep inside, it makes us dream and focus in that sublime sound of her voice… Beautiful.” B-Authentique
‘Losing You’ was also chosen as one of Bandcamp‘s “New and Notable Records” May 12th 2015: “Mitra’s sultry vocals shine on this rootsy, and occasionally bluesy, sophomore album of folk, jazz, and soul…”
To celebrate the release today of Sara Mitra ‘Losing You’ (Impossible Ark Records/Five Missions More Publishing) on vinyl and digital formats, here is the new music video for ‘Losing You’, directed by Jack Thrush.
Visual artist Bill Leslie presents a video for ‘She Moved Through The Fair’ (Traditional arr S. Mitra).
Weds 3rd Sept 2014, 8pm, Sara Mitra 7tet,
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square,
Dalston, London N16 8AZ
Tickets £12 in advance via www.vortexjazz.co.uk
Sara Mitra is a singer, songwriter and bandleader. Her new music forges an original, alternative sound at the junction of folk, jazz and country blues.
A Time Out ‘Critics Choice’ live act, Mitra’s original songs hold their own within a strong set of well-known standards and fresh reworkings of traditional numbers.
Sara Mitra – voice, parlour guitar, viola, keyboards, curiosities
Rob Updegraff – electric guitar
Ross Stanley – hammond organ
James Allsopp – tenor saxophone
Fulvio Sigurta – trumpet
Riaan Vosloo – double bass, electric bass
Tim Giles – drums
with guest cello from Natalie Rozario.
This performance will be filmed.
Sara Mitra Official YouTube channel is now running. First uploads are of two live performances from High Barn, February 2011, with more videos to follow soon.
Click here for full information on this channel.
Featured video: Baby and Me (live performance) from High Barn, February 2011.
Featured video: You Can’t Build A Life On A Look (live performance) from High Barn, February 2011.