James McBride- The Process featuring Keith Robinson (Earth Wind and Fire) 2003

Gary Guzio- I’ve Got A Secret featuring Gerry Neiwood 2002

Sarah Jane Cion- Summer Night featuring Michael Brecker 2001

Jazziz Compilation CD July 2001

Jeff Rihab and the BMI Jazz orchestra featuring Dave Liebman 2000

Sarah Jane Cion- Moon Song featuring Chris Potter and Billy Hart 2000

Marian Mcpartland’s “Piano Jazz” National Public Radio Broadcast October 1999

Vinnie Cutro’s NYC Soundscape- Abberation featuring Mike Stern and Victor Jones 1999

Phil Palombi- 80 East featuring Joe Labarbara and Walt Weiskopf 1999

Sarah Jane Cion- Indeed!featuring Antonio hart and Tony Reedus 1998

Brent Stanton- The Sign of the Kiwi featuring James Genus and Tommy Igoe 1998

Eva Mayerhofer- Into the Light featuring Sarah Jane Cion 1997

George Gee and his Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra Swingin’ Live! 1997


Joey Reynolds Show, WOR Radio (Syndicated) December 2002

Good Morning Jazz KSFR, 90.7RM Santa Fe Community Supported Public Radio: April 3rd, 2002

Women in Jazz (Voice of America), Smithsonian Institue, Washington D.C. May 2001

WJCT Jacksonville Florida, Live Interview November 13th, 1999 1pm

Marian McPartlands Piano Jazz National Public Radio October 1999

JazzSet with Branford Marsalis- Kennedy Center Women in Jazz Festival: May 1999


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Best selling author James McBrides The Process Dir. Johnathan Demme 2002-03


WABC TVs ALL MY CHILDREN Valley Inn Scenes 2002 (ongoing) Solo Piano composed and performed by Sarah Jane Cion


South Florida Friends of Jazz presents RIM SHOTS Volume 7, Number 1 Winter 2002 Jazz at the Mangrove Winter Concert Series

Florida Sun-Sentinal January 22, 2002 CRITICS CHOICE Jazz Pianist Laces old Favorites with her own works by Matt Schudel

CityLink Magazine January 9-15, 2002 MUSIC Down and out at the top of hergame: Rave reviews, endorsements from jazz ledgends, loft chart action… Whats a young jazz artist like Sarah Jane Cion gotta do to get paid? by Bob Weinberg

Jazz Podium April 2001 Die Kunstlerin bei der Arbeit und im Alltag Sarah Jane Cion by Lucius Mitchell (translation: The Artist at Work and in her everyday life)

Die Rheinpfalz March 5th, 2001 Beeindruckendes Jazz-Talent – Pianistin Sarah J. Cion bereichert Kulturreihe am Eiswoog bei Ramson by Jorg Schiferstein (Impressive Jazz-Talent- Pianist Sarah J. Cion enriches cultural series at Eiswog)

CDNOW Januray 2001 Pianist Sarah Jane Cion is making her name as one of the most engaging composers and performers on todays scene by Drew Wheeler, Senior Editor

Downbeat Magazine July 2000 New Pianos In Town by Thomas Conrad

Prime Time Sunday May 14th, 2000 Pianist Making Mark in the World of Jazz by DonDiIorio

Worcester Magazine March 15-21, 2000 Moon Song at Noon – For award-winning jazz Pianist Cion, it’s in the bag by Chet Williamson

The Riverdale Press Vol. 50, No. 48 Thursday January 20th, 2000 Breakthrough Album Launches Jazz Pianist by Alexi Friedman

Correspondent Nate Guidry Reports Thurs. April 20, 2000 9:34am EDT Pianist Sarah Jane Cion is Coming on Strong and Sweet / Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition has new CD, Moon Song

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Tuesday May 4th, 1999 Women In Jazz Festival trumpets mix of veterans and rookies -Nate Guidry

Jazz Times Magazine December 1999 Hearsay by David Zych

Downbeat NEWS November 20, 1999 Cion Wins Jacksonville Piano Competition

Riverdale Press Thursday November 25th, 1999 Accent on People Jazz pianist Sarah Jane Cion wins competition in Florida

The Florida Times-Union Friday November 12th, 1999 Young Female Pianist Steals the show at jazz competition as judges quickly crown New Yorker by John Carter

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Weekend Magazine For the Record 1999 by Nate Guidry

The Herald Sharon, PA Thursday March 11th, 1999 ENTERTAINMENT Pianists reward for sticking with it is a career in jazz by Joe Pinchot

The Washington Post May 8th, 1999 Style Eloquent Sets From Womenin Jazz by Mike Joyce

Jazz Szene Hannover: Eine Publikation der jazzmusiker1998 (Sarah Jane Cion cover photo)

Tribune-Review June 13th, 1998 Jazz-Ma-Tazz: Coleman, Cion turn fest into study of contrasts by Bob Karlovitz

Hannoversches Wochenblatt May 20th, 1998 New Yorker-Jazz-Pianistin im, Marlene

Hannoversche Allgemeine 3Zu Gast in Hannover-Die Ispirierte (Translation: The Inspired One as Guest in Hannover) by Martin Wolf May 1998

Lippische Landes-Zeitung, Nr. 238 Dienstag, October 14, 1997 Mayerhofer-Konzert ohne Mayerhofer-Sarah Jane Cion hat spontan zugesagt (Translation: Mayerhofer Concert without Mayerhofer – Sarah Jane Cion accepts spontaneously)

5/4 Magazine February 1996 Face the Music by Steve Robinson

The Riverdale Press Thursday, February 24th, 1994 Better Living Her musicis lush, dense and muscular…but is it any way to make a living? by Jason Chervokas


First Place Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition 1999

Second Place Winner – 4th Biennial American Jazz Piano Competition 1998

Top 10 Finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest – Children’s Category

Third Place Winner – 3rd Biennial American Jazz Piano Competition. 1996

Semi-Finalist – 2nd Biennial American Jazz Piano Competition. 1994

National Endowment for the Arts Study Grant – 1992, 1991, 1990

Boston Jazz Society Award – 1988


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