“A wonderful UK singer who really has a very individual sound and a great choice of repertoire as well…I’ve been playing her on the show a lot, (I) really love her versions of standards and her original tunes as well. The music she has been creating with Nostalgia 77 over the past few years is some of my favourite British vocal jazz of recent times” Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2

“Just phenomenal… Emotional/vocal strength, energy, joy and a dream-band”  Sebastian Scotney, The London Jazz News

“Something very, very special, a stunning little set…Wonderful voice, wonderful woman.  Check her out.” Dom Servini, Wah Wah 45s



“I love her voice, I love her Englishness.” Gilles Peterson

“Wisely wry…a refreshing mix of the real and romantic.” Jazzwise Magazine

“Her skill as a songwriter and honesty as a performer shine through on April Song.” Mercury Prize Recommends

“The intelligence of her songwriting, together with the sensuality of her singing, make for a winning combination.” **** Manchester Evening News

“Fresh sounding and free from cliche… Sara is left to her own special devices and nails a good melody everytime.” Blues and Soul Magazine

“A fascinating album that could just prove to be something of an underground hit…terrific and atmospheric.” UK Vibe magazine

“Dynamic, intimate vocals accompanied by a slew of smart and tasteful musicians from the U.K. underground jazz scene…Without question, she has established her unique voice in the genre.” Waxpoetics

“In Sara Mitra, British jazz has an exciting new voice whose debut already sounds like the work of a wise old soul.” Edward Randell, Music OMH