SARAH MCCALLUM DUO

SARAH MCCALLUM DUO

The Sarah McCallum duo is a talented, artistic and professional musical group. Their wide range of songs and instrumentation will add warmth, interest and tone to your venue or event.

Newtown, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Singer, keyboardist and composer Sarah McCallum and percussionist, Paul Taylor are an exciting new duo. They perform a wide range of songs from the 60’s right up to the very latest in popular music. They play music with great sincerity and a sophisticated edge catering for focused listening while keeping the volume at a good level for patrons in the room to converse at ease. Sarah McCallum has been a professional singer and keyboardist for eight years.

Sarah is well known in New Zealand, having regularly performed solo in a variety of piano bars such as the Carlton Hotel, Sheraton, and the Gables in Auckland and performed and recorded with many known NZ bands, including “Farmer Pimp”, “Thrive”, and “Springfield”. She also featured as a soloist and backing singer in the highly esteemed Coca Cola Christmas In The Park in 2001, 2003 and 2005 which received national network television coverage. Sarah completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Auckland University with top marks in composition and electronic music in 2004. One of her compositions was recently performed by the internationally renowned Voices New Zealand Choir, which featured her piece on their new CD alongside pieces by several prestigious New Zealand composers. This CD won best classical album at the 2006 New Zealand music awards (Tui’s).

Sarah wrote, performed and recorded an album of her own compositions, “Goodnight Lonely Girl”, which was released in 2004. Sarah also writes music for T.V. She has composed and sung on advertisements such as the 2006 Mastercard/NZ All Blacks, “Black blood”, Bonds’ “No lines” and Foxtel “Classics” advertisements. Sarah moved to Sydney Australia in 2005 in search of even more musical adventures.

Also from New Zealand, Paul Taylor performs on drum kit and a large variety of percussion instruments from countries such as Brazil, India and Cuba. At just 17 years of age, Paul studied percussion at the University of Santa Maria in Brazil for one year in 2000. After returning to New Zealand, Paul completed a Bachelor of Music degree Auckland University, focusing on Jazz Drumming. Within that time he played and recorded with many artists and popular bands in NZ, including “One Million Dollars”, “Batucada Sound Machine”, and “Farmer Pimp”. He performed regularly with many seasoned NZ Jazz artists such as Murray McNabb, Kim Paterson, and Kevin Haines.

He moved to Sydney, Australia in 2005 and has quickly established himself as a freelance drummer/percussionist, playing in Sydney and other parts of Australia with popular artists such as Rick Robertson (D.I.G), Bertie Blackman and Steve Clisby. Paul accompanies Sarah with light, sensitive and tasteful percussion that adds rhythm and color to her melodies without bringing the volume level too high. The Sarah McCallum duo is a talented, artistic and professional musical group that will add warmth, interest and tone to your venue or event.

SARAH MCCALLUM DUO SONG LIST
 
The Sarah Mccallum Duo will quickly learn any suitable popular song or jazz standard which they do not already perform.
 
JAZZ (Swing, Ballad, Latin, Blues)
  • A Child is Born
  • Afro Blue
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
  • All Blues
  • All of Me
  • All the Things You Are
  • Angel Eyes
  • At Last
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Besame Mucho
  • Bessie’s Blues
  • Black Orpheus
  • Blame It On My Youth
  • Blue Bossa
  • Blue Monk
  • Blue Moon
  • Body and Soul
  • Broadway
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Chega de Saudade
  • Come Fly With Me
  • Come Rain or Come Shine
  • Corcovado
  • Cry Me a River
  • Desafinado
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Dream a Little Dream
  • Embracable You
  • Feel Like Making Love
  • Fever
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Gee Baby
  • Georgia On My Mind
  • God Blessed the Child
  • Hallejulah I Love Her So
  • Hit The Road Jack
  • How High the Moon
  • How Insensitive
  • I Get a Kick Out of You
  • I Left My Heart in Sanfrancisco
  • I Put A Spell On You
  • In A Sentimental Mood
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin
  • It Had To Be You
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing
  • Just Friends
  • Lady Is A Tramp
  • Like Someone In Love
  • Lover Man
  • Lullaby of Birdland
  • Lush Life
  • Mas Que Nada
  • Meditation
  • Misty
  • Moondance
  • Moonlight In Vermont
  • Moon River
  • My Baby Just Cares For Me
  • My Favourite Things
  • My Funny Valentine
  • My Romance
  • Nature Boy
  • Night and Day
  • New York New York
  • Night In Tunisia
  • On Green Dolphin St
  • One Note Samba
  • Over the Rainbow
  • Route 66
  • Save Your Love For Me
  • September Song
  • Smoke gets in your Eyes
  • Summertime
  • Softly As A Morning Sunrise
  • Some Day My Prince Will Come
  • Some Other Time
  • Stella By Starlight
  • Stormy Weather
  • Straight No Chaser
  • Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Tenderly
  • The Days of Wine and Roses
  • The Girl From Ipanema
  • The Lady Is A Tramp
  • The Look Of Love
  • The Man I Love
  • The Shadow of Your Smile
  • They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  • This Masquerade
  • Triste
  • Unforgettable
  • Wade In The Water
  • We'll Be Together Again
  • What A Wonderful World
  • When I Fall In Love
  • When Sunny Gets Blue
  • When You Wish Apon A Star
  • Willow Weep For Me
  • Witchcraft
  • You Are The Sunshine of My Life
  • You Go To My Head
  • You’ve Changed
POPULAR (New and Old Favorites)
  • Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
  • All That She Wants – Ace of Base
  • Baby Can I hold You - Tracy Chapman
  • Beatiful Stranger - Madonna
  • Benny And The Jets - Elton John
  • Black Velvet - Alana Miles
  • Burning And  Looting - Bob Marley
  • Cant Get You Out of my Head - Kylie Minogue
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
  • Come Away with Me Tonight - Norah Jones
  • Come Together - The Beatles
  • Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
  • Crosstown Traffic - Jimi Hendrix
  • Dont Wait Too Long - Madeleine Peyroux
  • Don’t Call Me Baby – Madison Avenue
  • Don't You Worry Bout a Thing - Stevie Wonder
  • Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
  • Eternal Flame – The Bangles
  • Every Breath You Take - Sting
  • Everyday Is A Winding Road - Sheryll Crow
  • Ex Factor - Lauren Hill
  • Fade Into You - Mazzy Star
  • Fake Plastic Tress - Radiohead
  • Feel Like Making Love - D'angelo
  • Fields Of Gold – Sting
  • Got To Get You Into My Life – The Beatles
  • Groove Is In The Heart – Deelite
  • Here Come The Rain Again - The Eurythmics
  • Here, There and Everywhere - The Beatles
  • Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • Hey Ya – Outkast
  • Hotel California – The Eagles
  • I Guess Thats Why They Call It The Blues - Elton John
  • If I Makes You Happy - Sheryll Crow
  • I Will Survive – Sheryl Crow
  • If You Want Me To Stay - Sly And The Family Stone
  • I'll Stand By You - The Pretenders
  • I'm Like A Bird - Nelly Furtado
  • Island In The Sun - Weezer
  • Jammin Bob Marley
  • Jealous Guy - Elton John
  • Just Like A Woman - Bob Dylan
  • Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
  • Kiss – Prince
  • Kiss From A Rose - Seal
  • Knocking On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
  • Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
  • Layla - Eric Clapton
  • Let It Be - The Beatles
  • Lets Stay Together – Al Green
  • Like A Virgin - Madonna
  • Like The Way I Do - Melissa Etheridge
  • Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix
  • Lovely Day - Al Green
  • Luka - Suzanne Vega
  • Man of Constant Sorrow - Soggy Bottom Boys
  • Material Girl - Madonna
  • Michelle - The Beatles
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Needle In The Hay - Elliott Smith
  • Nothing Compares To You - Sinead O Conner
  • Oh My Sweet Carolina - Ryan Adams
  • Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello
  • People Get Ready - Curtis Mayfield
  • Resting Here With Me - Dido
  • Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
  • Run Baby Run - Sheryll Crow
  • Sad Lisa - Cat Stevens
  • Secret – Madonna
  • Slave Driver - Bob Marley
  • Smooth Operator – Sade
  • Spinning Around – Kylie Minogue
  • Strong Enough - Sheryll Crow
  • Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
  • This Years Love - David Gray
  • Time Is On My Side - Rolling Stone
  • Tiny Dancer - Elton John
  • Toxic – Britney Spears
  • Trick Me – Kelis
  • Trouble - Cold Play
  • Twist and Shout - The Beatles
  • Use Me - Bill Withers
  • Walking On The Moon - The Police
  • When Ever I Fall - Crowded House
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps - George Harrison
  • Yellow - Cold Play
  • Yoga - Bjork
  • You Can Close Your Eyes - James Taylor
  • You Will Come Around – Neil Young
  • Your Song - Elton John
  • You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  • You've Got A Friend - Carole King
 

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