Sarah will play trumpet with Jeff Turmes in support of his new album, The Sun Never Went down. Shared bill with Rick Shea at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, CA (8pm)

Some may know Jeff from Mavis Staples’ band or Tom Waits, etc., but he’s an artist in his own right and has a wonderful new album out. In support of this, backing him will be:
Sarah Kramer on trumpet, Gregory Boaz on bass, Steve Mugalian on drums and Claire Holley on harmony vocal. Jeff on banjo, guitar, sax and vocals. Co-bill with Rick Shea.
McCabe’s Gtr. Shop
3101 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica 90405
$20 Tickets available at:



Sarah Kramer contributed to Harvey Kubernik’s article, Davis & Coltrane; The Final Tour, in this 10th anniversary edition of Record Collector Magazine.

Also includes an interview with Miles’ nephew, Vince Wilburn Jr.



Smokey Miles & Sarah Kramer return to The San Fernando on Sunday, April 29th (7pm).

From Three Penny Opera to Umpahpah, Smokey and Sarah perform gypsy style on accordion and trumpet. The San Fernando 5230 San Fernando Rd, Glendale, CA 91203 No cover.

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Sarah to play trumpet with Jeff Turmes in support of his new album, The Sun Never Went Down, at The Cinema Bar, Wed., April 25th (9 PM)

JEFF TURMES banjo, guitar and vocals…Gregory Boaz on bass, Butch Norton (from Lucinda Williams’ band) on drums, Claire Holley on harmony vocal and Sarah on trumpet.
The Cinema Bar
3967 Sepulveda, Culver City 90230
Two sets, no cover.



Sunday March 11 (7pm) Sarah Kramer & Smokey Miles

Sarah and Smokey perform gypsy music on trumpet and accordion at The San Fernando, 5230 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91203

No cover!

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Sarah Kramer – Song Placement

The title track of Sarah’s latest album, Matter Of Time, was placed in episode no. 207 of Chance (season 2), on Hulu.



Sarah Kramer opens for David Baerwald at McCabe’s, Friday, August 4

Sarah will perform a a solo set with special guest Stephen Kalinich. She will also be sitting in with David and his band.

David Baerwald



Sarah Kramer performs with full band at this year’s annual Agastock!

Sarah and full band (with horns!) will perform at 4:30 PM at this year’s Agastock benefit for SCCC’s Trauma Training Program.



Sarah is in this film “Thank You Friends: Big Star’s THIRD Live… And More”

Sarah plays trumpet in this film in the horn section with Ralph Carney and David Ralicke which will screen at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on April 20th. You can see her in this video clip of “Kizza Me” featuring Jeff Tweedy on lead vocal (horns seated behind Kronos Quartet):

The debut screening took place at this year’s SXSW. It is available in DVD, Blu-ray and audio CD formats. More detail in this article by Billboard…


Sarah Kramer on Independent’s Day

Sarah Kramer joins Joe Armstrong for a follow up interview on Independent’s Day. Full interview here: