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Sara McDonald is a vocalist/composer/arranger/bandleader/pianist/french horn player based in Brooklyn, NY. Her music fuses multiple genres including rock, pop, jazz, and electronica - which ultimately creates an ensemble sound that acknowledges the tradition of jazz as much as it sonically embraces experimental textures, arrangements, and harmonies. She is most well-known for her orchestral prog-rock project, 'The NYChillharmonic.' She has performed her large ensemble music at world renowned festivals such as The Montreal Jazz Festival, Perth International Jazz Festival, Keio University Jazz Fest (Tokyo), Moers Festival, The Take The A Train Festival, Mazzstock Music Festival, Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival, CU Jazz Festival, The International Festival of Arts and Ideas, Northside Festival, Nublu Jazz Festival, and The East Village Music Festival
by Mike Jurkovic
Having toured across five continents, you have to figure that no matter what musical element dares to share physical space within Brooklyn keyboard/vocalist Sara McDonald's brain-bending flight path, it is going to be grabbed by the scruff of the neck and turned it into something forceful. Something fierce. Something startlingly her own. Leader of ...