Nominated for Independent Female Singer/Songwriter of the Year – 16th Annual LA Music Awards
Sara Mann is an award winning vocalist and songwriter.
Growing up in Los Angeles, Sara began doing session work at the age of 13 for various commercials and films. After earning a BFA in Voice and Communications from Emerson College, she moved to NY and signed her first deal with MCA Records. Sara has been a featured singer (backup, duet and solo) for Harry Belafonte, Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Katharine Mcphee, Sheryl Crow, Leonard Cohen and Brian Setzer, among others, for the past 15 years.
Sara had a recurring role on NBC’s drama ‘American Dreams’ as folk singer named “Joanne”. She made her Broadway debut in the musical Saturday Night Fever. She sings and contracts at Stephen S. Wise Temple during their High Holy days and various Shabbat services, and has been singing with the Los Robles Master Chorale since 2014.
Sara is an accomplished piano & guitar player. A number of Sara’s original songs have been lent to several TV and film projects, including MTV’s Real World and Road Rules and the award winning independent feature film The Utopian Society.
She has released 2 full length albums, “The End of You” produced by Jeff Russo (of the band TONIC) and “Lullabies” produced by Doug Petty (Audra McDonald, Shawn Colvin) Proceeds to “Lullabies” go to the PKD Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) a foundation near and dear to Sara and her family.
Some of Sara’s Film and TV credits include: Pitch Perfect 2, Teen Beach Movie 2, Annie (2014),The Muppets Most Wanted, The Book of Life, Home Alone I, Home Alone 2 Lost in NY, Shameless, The Good Wife, American Dreams, American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Live with Regis and Kelly, Live with Kelly and Michael, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Royalty Variety for the Queen of England, Miley Cyrus Live at the 02 Arena, The Cleaner, The Next, Kids Choice Awards, Country Music Awards.
Major works: Duruflé: Requiem (Soprano and Alto), Vaughan Williams: Mass in G Minor (Alto), Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor (Alto), Verdi: Requiem (Alto), Handel Messiah (Soprano)
Sara and her husband Chef Alex Eusebio own Sweetsalt and Cascabel restaurants in Toluca Lake, CA. They have 2 daughters and a crazy dog.