Sarah Slonim has made a name for herself on the New York City jazz scene as "a fantastic young pianist with an original concept and a delightful feel" (-Spike Wilner). Musicians and audiences often note Sarah’s beautiful touch and soulful and swinging approach to the music. She works regularly as a bandleader and sideman at top jazz clubs, restaurants, hotels, and private events throughout the city.

In September, Sarah completed a three-year residency hosting regular late-night sessions at Mezzrow and Smalls Jazz Clubs. She is a member of the SIJ Trio, which won the 2017 International Women in Jazz Competition. Along with Jason Prover and the Sneak Thievery Orchestra, Sarah is featured on the soundtrack of the award-winning documentary Dream Empire.

In addition to performing, Sarah is a dedicated educator. She works to provide mentorship and instruction to the next generations of musicians and increase audience appreciation. She has conducted assemblies, workshops, and clinics throughout the United States for learners of all ages and experience levels. She also teaches a large studio of private piano students in the NYC area.

Sarah was born and raised in Seattle and graduated with a B.M. in Jazz Studies and a B.A. in Comparative Cultures and Politics from Michigan State University in 2011.