POP, JAZZ AND R&B
Singer, Song writer, Emcee.
Australian Singer/songwriter Sarah Maclaine constantly delights audiences with her rich, velvety voice, it's beautiful tone and fantastic vocal range.
If you happen upon one of her performances you feel drawn in.
She moves with ease from pop to jazz, blues to r&b, disco to Latin. You name it, she does it!
Everything from The Beatles to Beyoncé, Ella Fitzgerald to Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson to Michael Bublé!
Having worked with some of Australia's finest entertainers such as Peter Cupples (Stylus), Ross Wilson (Daddy Cool/Mondo Rock), Lisa Edwards (John Farnham) and others, Sarah has also had extensive experience as a session/back-up vocalist.
From 1997 she was a regular guest artist on Bert Newton's Good Morning Australia, clocking up around eighty performances on the popular morning program until the show ended in 2006.
"She's one of my favourite singers on the show. Love that voice!"
(Bert Newton-host of Good Morning Australia).
As well as GMA, other television appearances have included the popular variety show "Hey Hey it's Saturday" (2 performances with Cupples); Denise Drysdale's "Denise" morning programme (regular appearances); The Good Friday Appeal for the 7 network (featured performance during the telecast); the AFL's Brownlow Medal, and she has featured in a number of commercials.
Events have included The 2006 Commonwealth Games Premiers Dinner (in 2003), The Melbourne International Jazz Festival, The Stonnington Jazz Festival, dinners for the AFL, The Melbourne Music Festival, appearances at The Australian Formula One Grand Prix, many performances for the AFL's night of nights - The Brownlow Medal, the Ford Australia Annual Awards dinner hosted by Craig Lowndes, Sony product launches at The Marriott Hotel,Qld, and more.
Sarah has written many songs including -
She is about to record an album ~ simply titled "Sarah Maclaine" ~ with some of Melbourne's finest musicians.
Sarah was recently asked by Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel's drummer of 32 years) to record one of his songs.
The song is now available to listen to on Soundcloud. (See link at the bottom of this page).
In 2004 Singer Simon LeBon brought his band Duran Duran in to see Sarah after their Melbourne concert. Upon strolling into The Deco Bar at Melbourne's Grand Hyatt Hotel, he introduced himself and went to get the rest of the band. They were still seated in front of Sarah and her pianist Steve Paix four hours later, requesting song after song.
Beatle George Harrison, in Melbourne for the 1999 Formula 1 Grand Prix, thanked Sarah and her band when they performed his song "Something". He was seen to be teetering back in his chair, watching Sarah as she performed the song. He was dining with motorcycle champion and good friend Barry Sheen.
During the band break Harrison chatted to Sarah and the band with great enthusiam, during which he asked if they'd be back doing the same gig at the end of Grand Prix day.
Sarah recalls the interaction with great fondness and excitement, and considers it to be a career highlight!
This engaging artist performs at private/corporate functions, weddings, and is also an emcee. She is also a voice-over artist, backing vocalist and session singe
Performer, emcee, session singer and voice artist.
Whether it's an intimate setting or a major event,
Sarah Maclaine is sure to be the complete package!
* To hear more of Sarah's songs (including originals) please head to ~