Loah – playing Cork for d’Jazz
What you may need to know…
01. Sallay Matu Garrett is a soul singer of Irish/Sierra Leonean origin, dealing in a self-devised fusion she’s monikered ArtSoul.
02. Having collaborated extensively with a wide variety of musicians from all over the Dublin scene during her time in Trinity College, she’s struck out with a solo run that’s won over a lot of people in the past year or so.
03. Streaming above is the video for most recent solo single Cortege. You can also check out Take It, her collaboration with producer Bantum, here.
04. Appearing next at Cork Jazz Festival weekend, playing the Green Room at Cork Opera House on the 28th of October, with DJ set from Colm K. Tickets on sale now.
VERDICT: Effortlessly cool and fearless in her sound. She makes the whole music thing look easy. Big things surely await.
Photo: Tara Thomas Photography