She’s demonstrated her Siren’s call on two forays into Europe in recent years, but Portland chanteuse Sara Jackson-Holman has never toured the USA.
Until now, that is.
A six week jaunt of the west and midwest begins Nov. 28 in Bellingham, Wash. She’s supporting both Portland’-based band Horse Feathers and her summer-released . . . → Read More: Sara Jackson-Holman’s “River Queen” Era Continues With U.S. Tour, Videos, by Steve Stav
Video premiere: Sara Jackson-Holman’s ‘Freight Train’ in USA Today – http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2013/05/16/freight-train-sara-jackson-holman-video-greys-anatomy/2173893/
For someone untrained in the sweet science, Portland’s Sara Jackson-Holman sure knows how to land a one-two punch.
Thursday morning, USA Today‘s website debuted the video for Jackson-Holman’s breathtaking new single, “Freight Train;” that evening, the song was featured in Grey’s Anatomy’s . . . → Read More: Portland’s Sara Jackson-Holman debuts “Freight Train” video; song featured on Grey’s Anatomy, By Steve Stav
Classically trained pianist. Introspective singer-songwriter. Soul-pop tour de force.
And now, mermaid.
Portland’s Sara Jackson-Holman keeps revealing more facets as she introduces her latest album, Cardiology, to the world. Playing a fin-footed Siren in the new video for her single, “For Albert,” wasn’t an exercise in revelation, however; the supremely photogenic singer says . . . → Read More: “It Was Weird, But Not Too Weird for Portland” – Sara Jackson-Holman Debuts “For Albert” Video, By Steve Stav
The latest from Jesse Sykes:
“We are so excited to be playing (as a FULL band!) in Seattle at our old stomping grounds, The Tractor Tavern, on Thursday, Nov. 8th!! Joining us are the amazing Rose Windows – only 10 bucks!
Also, we will be in “Big Sur” on Sat. Oct 27th (duo . . . → Read More: Jesse Sykes at Portland’s Alberta Rose Theater, 11/9
A few years ago, lightning struck when a classically trained, competition-level pianist turned her full attention to pop and electronica — resulting in the critically acclaimed 2010 album, When You Dream. Music history is full of such unlikely stories, odd segues and their accompanying bursts of brilliance. But when lightning strikes twice, and . . . → Read More: Sara Jackson-Holman — Making It Look Easy, by Steve Stav