life i choose

Music

Quotes

  • “’This Is The Life I Choose’ is the ideal representation of what music, and the concept of making music, should be all about”

    Gio Pilato
  • Zoe's voice is out of this world amazing, and the band is a righteous crew

    Rex Bartholomew. A Los Angeles-based writer and musician; his blog can be found at rexbass.blogspot.com.
  • “Luckily for us there are still music artists out there that like to solely follow their instinct”

    Gio Pilato
  • "Zoe and her band's new album EXPOSED is a Blues masterpiece, this CD should be in the hall of fame for outstanding singing, songwriting and production".

    Phil Penny, Blues Radio Trent
  • “Schwarz is a singular talent, she sings blues from the heart. Her work on new album Exposed reveals her impressive versatility and depth.”

    Ed Mitchell, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Oct 2014
  • A fresh and original album... One of the most interesting albums of the Year.

    Gianandrea Pasquinelli, Blues Time Magazine, Italy, July 2015
  • "Zoe once again proving that there is not a better female blues singer in the UK and probably far beyond."

    Dave Scott, Blues In Britain Magazine, Jun 2015
  • "Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed"

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 29.06.15
  • "Versatility & power... sultry presence & biting blues-rock"

    David Innes, R2 Magazine Nov/Dec 2014
  • They refresh the blues genre with mostly self penned material, hugely original arrangements, virtuosic playing and of course Zoe Schwarz’s majestic vocal sweep and interpretive ability.

    Pete Feenstra, getreadytorock.com Jan 2017

Shows

  • Platform Tavern, Southampton

    Saturday, 10 June 2017
  • The Lighthouse, Poole

    Thursday, 15 June 2017
  • Southampton Jazz Club @ Talking Heads

    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  • Uckfield Blues & Roots festival (Duo Set)

    Sunday, 30 July 2017
  • The Cellar Bar, Boscombe (beneath Chaplins)

    Friday, 04 August 2017

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Australian Blues 'n Roots Airplay

Words by: Graham Henries, May 2017

Tweets

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    • The Album's out there and here's an update.

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