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Emily Saunders

Internationally renowned and critically acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, producer, Emily Saunders takes the stage by storm. Emily is self-produced & self-released and her music has sold worldwide with impressive radio play: Her album ‘Outsiders Insiders’ (all original music – composed, arranged, produced by Emily) was heralded as one of The Daily Telegraph’s Best of 2015 and Jamie Cullum said on his BBC Radio2 programme she’s “Absolutely Brilliant”. Emily has received multiple 4 star reviews including the Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Independent and her music broadcasts nationally on BBC Radio1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & XFM, JazzFM (playlisted) plus on radio stations around the world including USA, Japan, Australia, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Abu Dhabi, México. It has also achieved international iTunes & Amazon charts inc ‘Top 10’ in UK, USA, Germany, Indonesia, France.

Emily's heady mix of Latin-infused grooves with edges of drum & bass and infectious melodies evokes sunshine and an irresistible urge to dance. Her astonishing vocal prowess captivates audiences wherever she performs and has propelled her to international recognition. Emily is also a radio presenter / producer with her shows The Voice Mix and The Latin Mix on JazzLondonRadio.com, plus regular slots on Australia’s Curved Radio (syndicated nationwide). Born in London – raised in Brixton, Emily’s family is steeped in music, including her grandmother who was an exceptional classical pianist and vocalist. Her sister is a well- known contemporary classical composer, and her father is a renowned classical pianist, arranger and choral conductor.


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Emily Saunders: Outsiders Insiders

Read "Emily Saunders: Outsiders Insiders" reviewed by Phil Barnes

Four years on from her debut Cotton Skies London's Emily Saunders has taken near complete control on this wonderful follow up and artistic leap forward. While she also produced her debut, this time Saunders wrote and arranged all nine tracks, not needing to augment them with covers from the likes of Airto Moreira as she did on Cotton Skies. Admirable though this undoubtedly is in these times when myriad mediocrities feel the need to inflict their interpretations of ...

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Absolutely brilliant’ Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio2​ ★★★★ ‘Next big thing’ Evening Standard ‘The outrageously good Emily Saunders. An extraordinary talent’ Chris Philips, JazzFM​ ​​ ‘Fast rising Brit Jazz Talent’ Metro ‘One for the jazz dance clubs’ Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio6​​ ★★★★ ‘Jazz album of the year so far’ Independent ‘Killer up-tempo tracks…. Highly recommended’ AllAboutJazz



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