ENTCO INTERNATIONAL BOOKING AGENCY:
"Sandra Locklear has become a consummate performer. Musicians admire and respect her musical dexterity and skills … and her fans just simply love her! What do I like best about Sandra? She is always professional and never fails to deliver an outstanding performance for my clients … and that makes me look good!"
~ Terry Quick, PRESIDENT
GIRL GONE JAZZ CD Review:
"... In its journey and spontaneity jazz serves as the lure of becoming. In this remarkable recording, Sandra Locklear gives us both her mastery of the medium as well as her own unique compositions, that bring the listener to places both high and higher."
~ JEAN HOUSTON, Author, Scholar and Teacher
GODDESS RISING CD Review:
“There is a distinctive and precise narrative line that runs through every song on the CD and will make even casual listeners think twice.”
~ Doug Pratt, NEW YORK ARTS REVIEW
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Jazz Pianist - Vocalist - Composer
SANDRA'S jazz piano stylings and rich alto voice have made her a favorite U.S. Pacific Northwest talent. An accomplished musician with recordings and a stream of live performances in the U.S. and Scandanavia, she's currently a featured pianist at the Bellevue Collection on Steinway grand pianos and sings and plays at the Tacoma El Gaucho restaurant.
SANDRA performs solo or with the top-flight combos featured on her albums Goddess Rising and Girl Gone Jazz. Her soulfulness and sheer musicality shine through her original compositions and a variety of genre that include the Great American songbook, swinging standards and show tunes, classic pop, bossa nova and lush ballads.
SANDRA is proud of her Ukrainian heritage and hails from Kenora, Ontario. She holds music degrees with top honors in composition and music education. Between music gigs and recording she mentors up and coming musicians and spends time in nature.