A women trombonist, playing in The Ray Charles Band? Not until Sarah Morrow.

Charles had actually been playing a show with the Dayton Philharmonic when he initially heard Morrow play. His reaction? "That is that Sarah Morrow Trombone gamer? I intend to hire him." One week later on, he worked with Morrow, as well as she toured with the famous Charles around the world for two years. (Read more in The New York Times ).

Ever since? She's executed extensively with a genuine that's who of musicians, has composed and also generated multiple recordings, created for music symbols and also has produced/arranged songs for major Hollywood movie. Most lately this "Super star of the Trombone" teamed up with Sarah Morrow And Dr. John, the Nitetripper as musical arranger and also manufacturer of his current CD, Ske Dat De Dat ... The Spirit of Satch!

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Morrow's launching cd, Greenlight (RDC Records/Dam/Summit) (2000) was her first with French manufacturer Frank Hagedge, known for uncovering as well as producing young stars. The cd, including Antoine Roney (tone sax), Jaz Sawyer (drums), Ugonna Ukegwo (bass), Kazi Oliver (percussion) and James Hurt (piano) won essential acclaim and also introduced her job as a prominent soloist, bandleader as well as composer. The Sarah Morrow Quintet executed at prominent jazz events across France and also Spain, consisting of Wonderful Jazz Celebration, Paris JVC Jazz Festival, Marciac Jazz Event, the Strasbourg Music Festival, Nancy Jazz Pulsations (France), as well as The Caja Espana Otono Excursion.

The Sarah Morrow Quintet then visited by itself accord in Europe as well as opened for jazz luminaries Chick Corea, Ray Barretto, Kenny Garrett and also Dee Bridgewater. Sarah's team was joined by numerous unique visitors including Jacky Terrasson (piano), Scott Amendola (drums), Ricky Ford (tone sax), Pierre Boussaguet (bass), Bobby Floyd (B-3 body organ) as well as Denys Baptiste (saxophone).

The Sarah Morrow Quintet of Clarence Seay (bass), Victor Atkins (piano), Donald Edwards (Drums), as well as Jesse Davis (alto sax) was called headliner to the special Burkhard Hopper European Rising Star Tours, first created for Diana Krall, which opened touring throughout Europe consisting of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

At the end of the Burkhard Hopper Trip, Sarah videotaped her second (2nd) cd, Standards as well as Various Other Stories (BMG Worldwide)( 2002) with her touring band and with the support of legendary celebration impresario George Wein and also showcased guest artists David Murray and also Anne Ducros. George Wein's context of "old and brand-new" showcased Sarah Morrow's creativity as well as distinct voice versus the ingrained as well as historic category of Jazz. A nod to the past with a fresh as well as one-of-a-kind noise, the cd gave Sarah's distinct voice as well as plans a context. This permitted The Sarah Morrow Quintet the chance to continually visit Europe including Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands and expanding into Asia that included the Newport Jazz Festival at Madarao Japan, as well as opening doors to play in the U.S. consisting of Jazz Street (D.C.), JVC Jazz Fest (Bryant Park) as well as Sculler's (Boston).

Spending time in Paris, Sarah found the rich background of African-American Jazz artists refuging in France during the racially charged early-to-mid-19th century UNITED STATE. Her study of Musicians such as Sidney Bechet (clarinet/soprano-sax), Dexter Gordon (sax), Bud Powell (piano), Hal "Cornbread" Vocalist (sax), Archie Shepp (sax) and Wayne Dockery (bass). inspired the creation of her following project, Sarah Morrow and also the American All Stars in Paris.

Sarah's 3rd (3rd) album, Sarah Morrow and also the American All Stars in Paris (O+/ Harmonia Mundi) (2004 ), celebrates the terrific American jazz artists who lived in Paris throughout those tumultuous years. Showcasing a star-studded schedule of Americans living in Paris consisting of Rhoda Scott (B-3 body organ) as well as the legendary Hal "Cornbread" Vocalist on tenor saxophone together with John Betsch (drums) and also Wayne Dockery and Peter Giron on acoustic bass, was hailed as "... rather vital as well as welcome of a period in danger of being failed to remember by Americans." Sarah employed her mentor, the fantastic swing arranger and trombonist Gary Carney to compose the musical arrangements attaching the aspects of Swing and also Blues in a modern context.

Developing herself at the forefront of the prominent European jazz scene, Sarah incorporated old-school jazz with elements of swing, blues, heart or even hip-hop to create a distinct and trademark audio. Never wandering off much from her deep-roots in the practices of jazz, Sarah remained to refine her craft, by exploring as both a headliner and also as a guest performer at jazz events worldwide, as well as in 2005, was the very first lady instrumentalist granted the Cork Guinness Jazz Festival 2005 Rising Star Award in Ireland.

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