Sarah Jerrom is a Toronto-based vocalist, composer, arranger and improviser. Sarah's eclectic style encompasses fresh original compositions, jazz-inspired arrangements of contemporary songs and traditional jazz standards. A graduate of the University of Toronto's jazz performance program, Sarah has had the opportunity to study with some of the most in- demand musicians in Canada, including Heather Bambrick, Christine Duncan, Mike Murley, Kirk MacDonald, Terry Promane, Paul Read, Phil Nimmons and Kevin Turcotte. Her 2007 debut album, Illuminations, continues to receive local (CFRB, CIUT, CKLN), national (CBC) and international (BBC) radio airplay, and widespread media attention. Recently, Sarah attended the 2008 Banff International Program for Jazz and Creative Music under the direction of Dave Douglas.
IAJE Canada Newsletter
Volume 12 Number 2, Fall 2007
Sarah Jerrom - Illuminations
Diverse and sophisticated are two words that repeatedly come to mind when
listening to Toronto-based vocalist Sarah Jerrom's debut album,
Illuminations. Diversity is perhaps most apparent in song selection; tried and
tune tunes such as Skylark and Lush Life find a place among offerings
written by country stalwart Don Gibson and by more contemporary artists
such as Brad Mehldau (to whose music Jerrom provides lyrics), Swedish jazz
vocalist Josefine Cronholm, and Jerrom herself
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
Willing to teach from beginner to advanced levels.
Past private teaching credentials include:
2005 - present Private in-studio and in-home lessons, Toronto, ON
2006 - 2008 New Conservatory of Music (sub), Scarborough, ON
2005 - 2007 Merriam School of Music, Oakville, ON
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