Sara Leigh Shaw

As a session musician, Sara Leigh Shaw has toured internationally with grass-roots acts all the way through to award winning artists as well as playing on Top 10 albums and DIY records.

Currently she plays for Orla Gartland alongside her own band The Pearl Harts.  Other recent work includes sessions for artists including Poppy Ajudha, July Jones and Emie Nathan.

Previously she has played live for Hans Zimmer as well as Johnny MarrNew Young Pony Club; Charli XCX and Ebony Bones.  Sara has also appeared behind the kit on many TV shows including TFI Friday, ITV Awards and T4 on The Beach, X-Factor and played live on BBC Radio 6 and BBC Introducing.

Sara also drums, writes and produces in her own project The Pearl Harts who have toured extensively around the UK and Europe and are about to release their second album “Love, Chaos”.

Previously Sara has drummed for the radical and critically acclaimed all-female alternative choir Gaggle; who caused a storm with their moving and chaotic performances.  At the same time Sara toured the UK and Europe with 10 other percussionists in the theatrical drumming show Noise Ensemble.