Sara Silver (Chief Bird!)





Jobs and Companies  


Thirty Tigers Head of European Operations – Lucinda Williams, Jason Isbell, Scott Matthews, The Jayhawks, St Paul & The Broken Bones, John Prine, The Mavericks, Sons Of Bill, David Ramirez, Rachael Yamagata,  Six Shooters Artists, Cakes Da Killa, Patty Griffin, Rickie Lee Jones, Todd Snider, Nathaniel Rateliff and more …

Bread & Butter Music Ltd – Stephen Kellogg – Dar Williams – Joe Purdy

SilverProjects 2016 – Kula Shaker

Silverprojects 2014 – Muyiwa & Riversongz, TG Collective, Stoney Lane, Mediaeval Babes, Joss Stone

Rounder Records – Carlene Carter, Greg Allman, Jerry Douglas, Abigail Washburn, Bela Fleck.

2004 – 2012
Ongoing International and UK Marketing/PR for Rounder Records label;
Robert Plant Project Management  SilverProjects – Muyiwa & Riversongz, TG Collective, Katy Carr, Producers, Bex Marshall; The Dunwells, Nicola Benedetti, Rhythms del Mundo: Africa;

2004 BMG VP – UK Marketing and Publicity

BMG VP – European Marketing

Sony VP – European Marketing Columbia Records

Phonogram France – Marketing Director, Paris

Criminal Records – General Manager
Polygram UK – Deputy Head of International
Stiff Records – International
Disco magazine – Photojournalist and Chart Compiler
Evening Standard – City Editor Secretary

Qualifications and achievements
BA (Hons) – Modern Languages – French, Italian
British Music Industry Women of the Year – Special Achievement Award

Professional courses –
Bertelsmann Senior Management Training
Negotiation skills
Finance for non finance
Management training

A selection of artists worked with during this period

Abigail Washburn, Alicia Keyes, Alison Krauss & Robert Plant, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Avril Lavigne, Belle Stars, Billy Joel, Black Crowes, Bob Dylan, Bon Jovi, Branford Marsalis, Bryan Ferry, Busta Rhymes, Christina Aguilera, Coldcut, David Halliday, Death In Vegas, Delta Spirit, Desmond Dekker, Destiny’s Child, Dido, Dire Straits, Eros Ramazotti, Faithless, Foo Fighters, Galliano, Gregg Allman, Gypsy Kings, Him, House Of Love, Irma Thomas, James Brown, James Hunter, James Taylor, Jeff Buckley, John Mellencamp, Johnny Cash, Jona Lewie, Kasabien, Kathleen Edwards, Kelly Joe Phelps, Kula Shaker, Lene Lovich, Level 42, Linda Thompson, Lloyd Cole & The Commotions, Luther Vandross, Madeleine Peyroux, Madness, Mariah Carey, Mario, Maroon 5, Maxwell, Metallica, Minnie Driver, Murray Head, Nanci Griffith, Natasha Bedingfield, Nathaniel Rateliff, Orange Juice, Outkast, P Diddy, Paul Weller, Pink, Ricky Martin, Robert Plant, Rod Stewart, Santana, Slayer, Soul Asylum, Spiritualised, Steve Martin, Studio One, Style Council, Tears For Fears, The Cooper Temple Clause, The Cure, The Electric Soft Parade, The Fugees, The Kings Of Leon, The Offspring, The Presidents Of The United States, The Young Disciples, Tina Arena, Tlc, Tony Bennett, Total Contrast, Trio Gitano, Usher, Wet Wet Wet, Whitney Houston, Willie Nelson, Will Young, Woody Guthrie, Yazz, Youssou N’Dour, Zappa Family