Artist: Sahra da Silva
Label: WoodRat Music
Year Of Release: 2020
Quality: FLAC (tracks)
01. What is on the Line
02. My Babe
03. I Wanna Love You
04. Blues Man
05. I Can’t Be Your Lover
06. You’re Too Young and I’m Too Wise
07. Honey, Please!
09. Bridge over Troubled Water
Copenhagen Sahra da Silva, has been an established part of the Danish blues scene for more than a decade.
She has performed with many Danish soul and blues artists, including Mike Andersen, Thorbjørn Risager and the Blues Brothers Souvenir Show and has warmed up for the English soul singer Joss Stone and others.
Sahra has created a name that blends in with blues and soul and is up to date on June 25, 2020 with the album #blueswoman, which contains 6 of her own compositions, as well as 3 selected covers. #blueswoman is recorded in session with guitarist Alain Apaloo, pianist Lars Emil Riis, bassist Matthias Petri and drummer Andreas Svendsen and is mixed and produced by Noah Rosanes.
In addition to the regular team of musicians, trumpet player Hendrik Jørgensen, saxophonists Søren Høst and Søren Siegumfeldt, as well as GiRLS CLUB colleagues Sara Broberg and Louise Høegh also feature the album.
Not only in her own name can you see Sahra on the slack line, she is also a diligent feature singer, most recently with “The Cornbread Project” on the neo-blues album “Catawampus” which was released April 2019 and was nominated for a DMA Blues. Here Sahra is in the international company with Danish Troels Jensen and Big Creek Slim, Irish Richard Farrell, American Mud Morganfield and James Harman, English Big Joe Louis and not least the brains behind the cornbread project; producer and bassist Laust “Krudtmejer” Nielsen and record label boss and entrepreneur Peter Nande.
The Cornbread Project has since been put into a compressed live version, with Sahra, Richard Farrell and Peter Nande on the vocal front and has just been nominated for yet another DMA Blues – and this time it is this year’s Live Award.
In the past, Sahra has released an EP and an album with the band “Sahra da Silva & the Jagged Soul” and in 2010 they appeared together in the TV program “Talent 2010” on DR1.
In addition to writing and singing her own music, Sahra also happily embraces jazz and the blues tradition of improvisation, both musically and in the form of mixed constellations, and works with a diverse range of musicians and projects.
Other side projects include: Søren Siegumfeldt String Swing, Simon Spang-Hanssen’s Café Central, Alain Apaloo’s Api Pipo, GiRLS CLUB and The Funky Fellas – a team of jazz budding stars, among others. Jacob Artved and Felix Moseholm.