Sara Gazarek

Sara Gazarek



Sara Gazarek is an American jazz musician and singer.

Gazarek was born in Seattle, Washington and moved to Los Angeles in 2000 to attend the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.[1]

She won the Downbeat Student Music Award for Best Collegiate Vocalist in 2003. Gazarek released her first album, Yours, in 2005. The album was a critical and commercial success with a top 10 ranking in the Billboard Traditional Jazz Charts as well as being the top album download in iTunes for Jazz in Germany and France.[1] In a poll by JazzTimes, readers voted Gazarek as the third Best New Jazz Artist.[1]

She released her second album, Return to You in 2007. Don Heckman of the Los Angeles Times said Gazarek is "the next important jazz singer."[2] In 2014, Sara launched a Pledge Music campaign with her longtime collaborator, Josh Nelson, to record a duo project of their original music and arrangements.

She has cited Blossom Dearie as an influence (in the liner notes to her Blossom and Bee album) and has been likened to Jane Monheit. Currently she is member of the jazz studies faculty of the University of Southern California.[3]


Blossom & Bee
Blossom & Bee is the third studio album by American jazz singer Sara Gazarek, which was released on June 19, 2012 through Palmetto Records.
Yours is the studio album by jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek.
Return to You
Return to You is the second studio album by jazz singer Sara Gazarek.
Live at the Jazz Bakery
Live at the Jazz Bakery is the live album by jazz singer Sara Gazarek.Gazarek's limited release album was released by Native Language Music in 2006.

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