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Sarah McKenzie: Bio

Sarah McKenzie hails from Melbourne, Australia; she earned a bachelor's degree in jazz at Perth's West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. With two critically acclaimed discs underneath her belt – Don't Tempt Me and Close Your Eyes (2012 Best Jazz Album ARIA Winner)– she began attracting the attention of many international jazz stars visiting Melbourne. With her eyes set on attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston, she participated in one of the college's off-site jazz camps at the Umbria Jazz Festival in 2012, where she won both a full scholarship at the prestigious music school and an opportunity to perform at the festival. She graduated from Berklee in May 2015 with a degree in jazz performance. Sarah McKenzie has performed at jazz´s iconic places, the festivals in Monterey, Juan-les-Pins, Marciac and Perugia, Dizzy´s and Minton´s in New York, as well as the top clubs in Paris, London, Vienna, Munich and Sydney. Together with the Boston Pops Orchestra she premiered one of her compositions at Boston´s Symphony Hall. Last but not least, the Australian version of "We Could Be Lovers" won the Bell Award for Best Australian Vocal Album. Impulse! Label has released "We Could Be Lovers" worldwide in Spring 2015.

1 Tea for Two  
2 Paris in the Rain  
3 One Jealous Moon  
4 Little Girl Blue  
5 I'm Old Fashioned  
6 When in Rome  
7 Triste  
8 Embraceable You  
9 In the Name of Love  
10 Don't Be a Fool  
11 Onwards and Upwards  
12 Day In Day Out  
13 Road Chops  
Sarah McKenzie - Paris In The Rain
Sarah McKenzie Brings 'SF Paris Of The West' To Lesher Center In Walnut Creek
WBGO: The Checkout - Live at Berklee
Smooth FM | Sarah McKenzie - You Must Believe In Spring
Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

After enchanting jazz fans with her 2015 Impulse! Records debut, We Could Be Lovers, Sarah McKenzie returns with the sensational follow-up, Paris in the Rain. Like before, the 28-year-old, Melbourne, Australia-born singer, pianist, composer and arranger teams with the acclaimed Brian Bacchus – who has produced classics for such stars as Norah Jones, Lizz Wright, and Gregory Porter – to deliver a gripping program of jazz classics and originals – all of which present McKenzie's incredible musicality in glamorous glory.

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CBC
Direct: AccuRadio 
Markets include: New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, Orlando, Long Island NY, Reno, Barcelona
INTER: Canada, Italy, Spain, Slovakia
Online: Jazz Weekly, Jazz & Blues Report