ABOUT

Sarah Munro
  • What a gorgeous voice! I think she's absolutely fabulous - real purity and clarity to her voice.
    -- Michael Ball
  • There's some real raw talent here... Expecting big things from her in the future!
    -- Jamie Cullum
  • I think it's safe to say we're going to hear a lot more from Sarah Munro
    -- Don Black
  • Unquestionably very talented...Definitely one to watch for potential future brilliance.
    -- Leah Williams, LondonJazz News
  • Magnificent interpretation. (of Autumn Leaves)
    -- Enoch & Compagnie Editions Musicales
  • Talented singer-songwriter... well-worth having a listen to!
    -- Chris Gilvear, Jazz FM
  • An artist of promise and talent...delightful!
    -- Paul Barnes, BBC Local Radio
  • Absolutely amazing.
    -- Justin Dealey, BBC Three Counties
Sarah Munro

Sarah Munro is a 22 year old singer-songwriter and guitarist from Hertfordshire, UK whose music combines elements of contemporary folk, jazz and easy-listening with a strong emphasis on lyrics and storytelling. In 2016, Sarah released her debut album 'Say Hello To You', which is available on Amazon and features 10 original songs plus a stunning interpretation of the classic 'Autumn Leaves'. Watch the animated music video for the album's title track on Youtube. Sarah will be performing songs from her debut album and some brand-new original material from her latest release 'Angel Road' at upcoming live shows throughout 2018.

EARLY YEARS

Sarah has been singing since she was a child, writing her first song at the age of 7. At school, she joined the choir and was a regular vocalist with the Big Band. Throughout her youth, Sarah performed in talent shows and entered singing competitions, often with her own compositions. She was awarded 'Senior Young Musician of the Year' at school in March 2013 for her original song 'Lifeboats'.

DEBUT SINGLE - FOR ETERNITY

In December 2015, Sarah released her debut single ‘For Eternity‘ with two original songs - the title track and 'Wishing Well' - both of which were written by Sarah. 'For Eternity' is featured on Sarah's debut album 'Say Hello To You' and is available to download on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.

On January 5th 2016, 'For Eternity' was played on Jamie Cullum's BBC Radio 2 jazz show, featuring Sarah as "one to watch in 2016". On February 21st, the single was played on Sunday Night with Michael Ball on BBC Radio 2. It was also played on Alex Dutilh's 'Open Jazz' show on France Musique.

Ahead of its release, an official music video was produced for the song 'For Eternity' in a black-and-white film noir style with Sarah singing to camera in one take. The video was also mentioned in the London Jazz Newsletter and featured on France's Jazz Radio website.

DISCOGRAPHY

'For Eternity' - Single, 2015 (B-side 'Wishing Well')

'Autumn Leaves' - Single, 2016

'I'll Be Home For Christmas' - Single, 2016

'Say Hello To You' - Debut Album, 2016

'Angel Road' - Album, 2018

RADIO

Sarah's music has been played on BBC Radio 2, Jazz FM, BBC 6 Music, France Musique, RNE Radio 3 (Spain), BBC Three Counties Radio, Radio Verulam, All Day Jazz FM (Netherlands), The Choice Radio Network (US), Women of Substance (US), and radio stations worldwide.

On August 31st 2015, Sarah's original song, 'Say Goodnight', was featured in Tom Robinson's BBC Introducing mixtape on BBC Radio 6 Music.

Also in 2015, Sarah recorded a lushly-orchestrated version of the Doris Day classic, 'I'll Be Home For Christmas', which received airplay on BBC Local Radio, broadcasting to 40 BBC stations across England and the Channel Islands. Watch the 'I'll Be Home For Christmas' Official Video here.

LIVE PERFORMANCES

In 2018, Sarah embarked on her first solo UK Tour, playing sold-out venues including The Stables in Milton Keynes and The Forge (Anvil Arts) in Basingstoke. She showcased brand-new original songs from her latest album 'Angel Road', accompanied by her sister Alison on piano and keyboards. Sarah also performed her rendition of the Wizard of Oz classic 'Over The Rainbow' in her 2018 UK live shows.

In 2016 and 2017, Sarah supported British singer-songwriter Paul Carrack on his 24-date concert tour, performing in prestigious venues across the UK including The London Palladium, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Sheffield Arena, Glasgow's SECC Clyde Auditorium, Sage Gateshead, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, The Alban Arena, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, and Buxton Opera House.

In 2017, Sarah performed sold-out headline shows at The Pheasantry in Chelsea and PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho, as well as playing the Songbird Stage at Cornbury Festival.

Sarah played a double-bill showcase at Cheltenham Jazz Festival in the PizzaExpress Live Arena and has appeared in various events at Cheltenham, including two filmed performances of her original songs 'The One' and 'Fool Forever' for the Henry Westons Sessions, who have recorded the likes of Gregory Porter, Jamie Cullum, and Lianne La Havas. Watch Sarah's live session at Cheltenham Jazz Festival on YouTube.

Sarah has also supported legendary American songwriter Jimmy Webb at The Stables in Milton Keynes, and 80s band Johnny Hates Jazz.

In 2016, Sarah was selected by Jamie Cullum to take part in a BBC Introducing Showcase at Cheltenham Jazz Festival hosted by Jo Whiley, which was recorded for broadcast on her BBC Radio 2 show, as well as Jamie Cullum's jazz programme and across BBC Three Counties radio.

In November 2015, she supported jazz singer Clare Teal, and her Mini Big Band, in the LobbyLive Session at the Watford Colosseum.

In June 2014, Sarah performed at 'Pitch Perfect', a concert in Berkhamsted, which raises money for charity - the event was hosted by English actor Adrian Scarborough.

Visit the Past Live Dates page for a full list of Sarah's past live performances.