Somaye is an Iranian singer in London who mixes Persian and Western styles. She sings Jazz in her band Hamra and also does her own arrangements of jazz tunes which she performs with the Tombak.
She has a very beautiful voice and alongside her creativity makes her an artist that should be more widely known and listened to.
For other works by Somaye go to:
“Prepare to have your socks knocked off!” – Simon Behrman, music writer, on Strange Fruit
“The best rendition of Goodmorning Heartache, since Billie Holiday” – Michael Garrick, jazz pianist and educator
“The best jazz singer there is” -Steve Denholme, Founder Somerstown Festival of Arts and Culture