Tag: Sara Oschlag

1 October 2019

Live Review: Jazz for Europe

Jazz for Europe The Brunswick, Hove Thursday 29th August, 2019 Organised by percussionist and Jazzwise editor-in-chief Jon Newey together with Terry Seabrook and Julian Nicholas, this was an evening that brought together a diverse range of musicians from the jazz community, united in their desire for a united Europe. The house band of saxophonist Julian […]

1 November 2018

Words…Sara Oschlag

  I don’t remember choosing music. I think it must’ve chosen me. I grew up in Copenhagen in a slightly chaotic home. My two sisters had left home at about 15 and 16, which was when I was born. I felt like an only child but I did have my sisters to look up to. […]

1 November 2018

Live Review: Eastbourne Splash Point Jazz Festival

Eastbourne Splash Point Jazz Festival The Fishermen’s Club, Christ Church and Leaf Hall, Eastbourne Sunday 30th September, 2018   Splash Point Jazz’s inaugural jazz festival in Eastbourne saw 12 different bands performing across 3 separate venues. The largest venue of the festival, Christ Church, hosted Festival Director Neal Richardson’s Band who performed a number of […]

1 November 2017

Jazz News (Nov. 2017)

    November sees the London Jazz Festival return to celebrate its 25th year and features a triple bill of Thelonious Monk’s music to commemorate his centenary, along with a celebration of the Ella Fitzgerald centenary by Liane Carroll and Claire Martin at St. John’s Smith Square on Sunday 19th November. This year’s festival uses the […]

1 October 2017

Live Review: Ian Price Charity Celebration

Ian Price Charity Celebration Hare & Hounds, Worthing Tuesday 5th September, 2017       Now an annual event at the Hare and Hounds, this tribute to saxophonist Ian Price sees a number of musicians who performed with him join forces in his memory and raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.     Mark Bassey’s band played […]

1 April 2017

Live Review: Sara Oschlag @ The Snowdrop

Sara Oschlag & Terry Seabrook’s Trio The Snowdrop, Lewes Monday 20th March 2017       Much-loved vocalist Sara Oschlag performed a mixture of some of her signature tunes such as the blues It’s Alright, Okay, You Win and Bye Bye Blackbird together with a selection of other well-known standards, including Sarah Vaughan’s version of Misty (from […]

28 April 2014

Sara Oschlag Interview

SJM editor Charlie Anderson spoke to vocalist Sara Oschlag about her latest album, My Little Boat.   Why the title My Little Boat?          “On February 19, 2013, five months after saying: ‘Living on a boat would be amazing!’, Dan Sheppard (double bass player and my other half) and I moved onto […]

28 April 2014

Album Review: Sara Oschlag – My Little Boat

    Starting with a hard-hitting Coltrane-esque rendition of The Night Has A Thousand Eyes, this album grabs you from the very beginning.     The rubato introduction to Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most shows the colourful palette of both drummer Dave Trigwell and pianist Mark Edwards. The bright latin feel also features some […]

9 December 2013

Live Review: Jonny Hepbir/Sara Oschlag Quartet at The Verdict

Jonny Hepbir/Sara Oschlag Quartet The Verdict, Brighton Saturday 7th December 2013       Launching not just one, but two CDs of music, this was an evening of great gypsy jazz with driving rhythm guitar, soft and delicate vocals and expressive soloing.     Celebrating the launch with a glass of Ricard each, the group recreated the […]

28 October 2013

Sara Oschlag: Letter from America

I don't remember choosing music. I think it must've chosen me. I grew up in Copenhagen in a slightly chaotic home. My parents were unhappy back then. My two sisters had left home at about 15 & 16, which was when I was born. I felt like an only child but I did have my […]

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