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KARLA'S NEW CD NOW AVAILABLE ON SUMMIT RECORDS

First-ever studio recording featuring exclusively vocal versions of Dave Brubeck's music with lyrics by Iola Brubeck. Purchase here!
July 10, 2017

Karla appointed Artist-in-Residence in Vocal Jazz at Kennesaw State University

I’m excited to announce my recent appointment with the School of Music at Kennesaw State University, joining that department’s  outstanding Jazz Studies area as Artist-in-Residence teaching Vocal Jazz this fall. Nationally recognized for innovation, international education and more, and awarded by the Carnegie Foundation for community engagement, KSU is the third-largest university in Georgia and growing, and […]


April 7, 2017

Singing with Chuck Loeb on Tom Kennedy’s new release

Last November, acclaimed bassist and longtime friend Tom Kennedy called to say he was working on a new track for his upcoming CD, a song featuring jazz guitarist Chuck Loeb, and would I like to be on it, singing the melody along with the guitar in places? Would I?! Yes. The next week I recorded vocals in ATL while Tom directed from NYC […]


April 7, 2017

Back in the studio for something I love

Since last fall, I’ve been working in the studio to finish up music I’ve wanted to release for some time — and spring brings it close to fruition! Some of my friends out there have been waiting for these recordings — original songs I’ve written over the past few years and have performed at concerts as they’ve developed. I’ve […]