About Saffron

CONTACT ME ON 07941 932543
Portrait photo of Saffron SummerfieldSaffron Summerfield is a highly respected,International SINGER/COMPOSER/ SOUND ARTIST & DIGITAL IMAGE MAKER. She has recorded nine albums, written songs for two channel 4 films,BBC R4 ‘Start the Week’ and numerous BBC and indie radio shows. All Saffron’s recordings have been distributed worldwide with high sales in Japan and USA. Many of her songs have been recorded by other singers and bands. One of the few women acoustic bottle-neck blues guitarists (check out Dungeness video) Saffron learnt from black blues musicians when visiting Mississippi in 1977. She has PERFORMED ALL OVER THE UK Europe,USA,New Zealand and Hong Kong . Played at most major UK Folk festivals including Cambridge,Ely, Sidmouth, Edinburgh and Marymass. She has toured with Joan Armatrading, Fairport Convention and one memorable Radio One show with rock band Free!saffron summerfield running with guitar

Listen to tracks on Saffron’s music page and buy online.

PERSONAL STATEMENT 

TODAY MY WORK INCLUDES RECORDING NATURAL SOUNDS  – especially Bird Songs & calls, rural communities stories, – for commissioned SOUNDSCAPES  & creating videos around my music.

I am a passionate supporter of rewilding Britain – saving and conserving our natural areas for wildlife

I PRESENT TWO TALKS – ‘ WHEN BIRDS SING’ & ‘MILTON KEYNES TO MISSISSIPPI’.

2019 dates for My Talks/Presentations – Milton Keynes to Mississippi & When Birds Sing include

Guildford,St Albans,Bletchley,Weedon,Kettering,Haddenham,Aylesbury,Deanshanger,Warden Hill,Cambridge,Toddington,

Tring,Moulton,Norfolk,Welwyn,Hatfield,Chesham,Dunstable,Oadby,Thorley,Bromham,St Albans,Daventry,Stamford,Waltham Abbey,Northwood,Berkhamsted,March,Stanway,Upper Nene,Bexley Heath,Watford,Brixworth,Flitwick,Maidstone,Buntingford,Bedford,Bishops Stortford,Theydon Bois,Rayleigh,Cley Marshes (Norfolk Wildlife Trust),Weedon,Flitton,Ashley Green.Hawkwell,Bedford,Bucks Bird Club,Watford,Wellend…

Saffron’s SOUND ARTS PROJECTS

2019 ‘WITH THE BIRDS’ for NORFOLK WILDLIFE TRUST at CLEY VISITOR CENTRE CLEY
2018 ROCLA ARTS TRAIL MILTON KEYNES SOUNDPOST PROJECT. VOICES OLD AND NEW,MUSIC & WILDLIFE SOUNDS FROM AROUND REDHOUSE PARK FORMERLY THE SITE OF ROCLA PIPES

SOUNDBENCH a year long residency at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sussex,Funded by East Sussex Council and Arts Council England.Digital images and  music.