With nothing more than a piano and the wide range of her voice, Marian Sawyer entertains audiences worldwide with the vocal honesty of artists of jazzs yesteryear. Marian Sawyer's work is greatly influenced by inspirational role models like Ella Fitzgerald, Helen Merrill, Aretha Franklin, and Sarah Vaughan.
Having garnered wonderful reviews from listeners and artists alike, and much attention on the Stevie Mack Radio Show among others, each of Marian Sawyers five songs from her debut EP Marian K Sawyer, Live; reached the number 1 position out of 31,000 SoundClick artists in her category of Jazz, and number 1 out of 1,600 in the Jazz Vocal category in 2009. Her music at SoundClick.com had over 36,000 plays with more than 14,000 page views. In addition, Marian Sawyer's EP has been ranked number 1 on the ReverbNation Jazz Chart local to Westport, Connecticut, number 11 on the ReverbNation U.S. National Jazz Chart and number 18 on their Global Jazz Chart.
Over the years, Marian Sawyer has entertained with live performances at top rated Zagat restaurants and private clubs for jazz loving audiences in the NYC metropolitan area. Whether enjoyed in a private venue or a ballroom at the New York Hilton, Marian Sawyers talent always captures her audience's attention.
With long standing commitment to charity, Marian Sawyer has performed at fundraising events for Save the Children, Habitat for Humanity, The Sheffield Island Lighthouse Fund, and a multitude of other efforts. Currently recording a new full length release, The Great American Songbook; Voice and Piano, with an expected release date in the coming months. She is available for radio interviews, TV appearances and studio sessions. Go to www.MarianSawyer.com for more information or to purchase downloads of Marians ballads.
Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin, Cindy Lauper, Gladys Knight, Sarah Vaughan, Helen Merrill, Linda Hopkins, Annie Lenox
My Voice, Piano, PA system, Digital Recording Equipment