Sara Leib (born December 21, 1981) is an American-born vocalist and music educator, best known as a jazz singer and acclaimed for her improvisation.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Leib became interested in jazz when she was in high school, and attended music college at Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, and USC, all on scholarships. In high school, she participated in the NARAS Foundation's Grammy In The Schools jazz choir, which performed at several GRAMMY events. While in school, Leib won a Downbeat Student Music Award for Outstanding Performance by a College Jazz Vocalist, and went on to participate in the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Academy in Aspen CO where she worked with artists Christian McBride, Allan Harris, and Cyrus Chestnut.
As a professional, Leib has released one album as a leader, entitled "It's Not The Moon". She has toured Japan, South Africa, Guatemala, and the United States, and worked with other notable musicians as Art Lande.
Leib works as a music educator.
2003 - It's Not The Moon
2012 - Secret Love
- Allmusic, article by Scott Yanow
- Scott Yanow. "Sara Leib Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved 2009-01-24.