CONTACT ME ON 01263 587519 or use contact page to email me.
Saffron 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 (saffron was in TRADER HORNE – a spin-off from Fairport) and one memorable Radio One show with rock band Free!
Listen to tracks on Saffron’s music page and buy online.
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 believe in promoting access to natural outdoor spaces – a constant dialogue with nature.I am unreservedly, a supporter of protecting our Wildlife for future generations.
I AM A SPEAKER/ENTERTAINER and PRESENT TWO TALKS – ON ZOOM
‘ WHEN BIRDS SING’ & ‘MILTON KEYNES TO MISSISSIPPI’. See pages WHEN BIRDS SING & MILTON KEYNES TO MISSISSIPPI
UPDATE : FEBRUARY 2021 : Due to corona virus most of my personal dates dates have been cancelled or postponed to 2021/22.
However, I am able to present both Talks as a ZOOM Presentation. please contact me for more details
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.