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Welcome to the official website for Sarah Jane Morris

Bloody Rain
is now on sale and was launched with an incredible line up of musicians and special guests at the Union Chapel on Thursday 18th September 2014. 23 musicians on stage at one point! Great review in the Arts Desk by Peter Quinn. On 19th September, The Convent Club gig was filmed and streamed worldwide. Check out the News section to see one of the songs from that performance and to see how you can still download the concert.

Dedicated to the people of Africa, and the music of that continent that has inspired so many artists for so long, Bloody Rain brings together a stunningly diverse group of performers.

  Among a raft of guests on the album are the Zimbabwe-born singer Eska, Senegal’s Seckou Keita on kora, UK-Caribbean saxophonist Courtney Pine, Keziah JonesThe Soweto Gospel choir and Adam Glasser from South Africa, the Nigerian singer Keziah Jones, American/ Israeli trumpeter Avishai Cohen, the UK - Caribbean saxophonist Courtney Pine and the famous James Brown arranger and co-writer Pee Wee Ellis. My Bloody Rain band are Tony Remy (with whom I have written most of the songs), the wonderful Dominic Miller, Henry Thomas, Martyn Barker, Tim Cansfield and Adriano Adewale.

The Bloody Rain choir are my dear friend Ian Shaw, my son Otis Coulter, Janine Johnson, Lilybud Dearsley, GianLuca Di Martini, Roberto Angrisani and myself. Last but not least the strings were arranged by Enrico Melozzi in Rome.

We hope you enjoy the album and look forward to seeing you at one of the many European concerts promoting Bloody Rain and also please browse my fabulous new website and be sure to check out my live gigs section to see where else we are playing if you missed the Union Chapel. 

Yours in Music, Sarah Jane xxx

Recorded in the UK, Johannesburg, Paris and Tel Aviv, Sarah Jane Morris’s latest album, Bloody Rain, is undoubtedly a labour of love. Hearing it performed live last night in the Union Chapel, in front of an adoring audience, confirmed that it is also her masterpiece.

Morris couched the – at times painful – subject matter in the most mellifluous, seductive melodies imaginable.Peter Quinn, The Arts Desk

Latest News

Sell Out Ronnie Scotts and other radio shows
Sell Out Ronnie Scotts and other radio shows
Fri Jan 30 2015
We had such an exhilarating time at Ronnie Scott's with five sell out shows last week to intelligent and sympathetic audiences. Thank you to Tony Remy , Tim Cansfield, Henry Thomas, Martyn Barker,
31st Jan Ebola Concert
31st Jan Ebola Concert
Wed Jan 21 2015
An evening of live performances and music is being held later this month to help protect thousands of children across the world from preventable diseases.

Article taken from The Hastings Observer - Click to view original article >

The Clean Water, Safe Children benefit gig on Saturday, January 31....
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
Thu Jan 22 2015
Happy New Year!

I ended 2014 doing a week of master classes with my friend the talented singer Ian Shaw (see Master class Photo) ending the week with a concert, which featured the 20 students that took part. These master classes took place in Cento, in Italy, which had been damaged by the earthquakes in 2011 . The project was about bringing the community back together again. Ian and I had a very enjoyable time and would love to repeat ....
Free entry to Italian Radio 2 SuperMax
Fri Oct 3 2014
Sarah Jane Morris sarà ospite a Radio2 SuperMax, mercoledi 8 ottobre, dalle 10.30 alle 12.00.

Convocazione pubblico ore 10.00 a Via Asiago 10, Roma. Per partecipare come pubblico chiama lo 06 32 11 244, lasciando nome e numero telefonico.


Recent Press

There's no hiding place at a Sarah Jane Morris gig – either from her opulent, multi-octave voice and raw emotional clout that recalls Nina Simone and Janis Joplin, or from her lyrics that explore love and pain, sex crimes, war crimes, Catholicism and contraception – and a whole uncompromising bunch more....
....the whole show suggested that though Sarah Jane Morris has enjoyed some inspiring partnerships over the years, this latest incarnation with Forcione is already sounding like one of her best.
Guardian 09/2013
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