Category: From Karla

September 18, 2016

TED Talk Performance — a Top 10 Day

Karla Harris performs at TED@UPS - September 15, 2016 at SCADshow, Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Jason Hales / TED

Karla Harris performs at TED@UPS – September 15, 2016 at SCADshow, Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Jason Hales / TED

“What if….?” That was the theme of the Sept. 15 TED Talk I was invited to bring music to. “What if we


January 12, 2016

Karla’s Brubeck CD on the 58th Grammy Ballot

In a few weeks, music fans around the world will watch as recipients of the 58th Grammy Awards are announced. I’ll be watching too, with a little more knowledge this year than in year’s past because my 2015 release, “Karla …


June 26, 2015

Blog-gie thoughts …

It’s been such an interesting time since the release of the “… Sings the Dave and Iola Brubeck Songbook” CD project. It was one year ago this month that I was in Los Angeles, recording at Tritone Studios with Ted …


March 22, 2015

Thank you to Sarasota and St. Petersburg!

Great people, great venues, great weather, great shows — it was All Good in Florida, where we inaugurated the first live concerts in support of the new CD. First was a wonderful audience at the Sarasota Jazz Festival, and then …


March 22, 2015

“Something intensely vital” about Track 1 ….

An article at Blogcritics on  Karla’s new “… Sings the Dave and Iola Brubeck Songbook” CD is a great review and a thoughtful read. Critic Jack Goodstein echoes the thoughts of many when he says he never even knew there …


February 5, 2015

The story of finding all the Brubeck song lyrics…

… actually started as a mystery. To do a CD of vocal versions of Brubeck’s music, we needed an official Dave Brubeck songbook that included the sheet music from his publisher, so we could make sure we had the correct …


February 3, 2015

“I have an idea …”

…. That’s how the conversation that started the new CD project [“Karla Harris Sings the Dave and Iola Brubeck Songbook] began. It was October 2013 and I was meeting with pianist Ted Howe to rehearse for an upcoming Atlanta concert …


December 22, 2014

Oh what a night at the “A Very Diva Christmas” show last night, year Two!

Amazing crowd there at Steve’s Live Music in Atl – thank you for letting us share the Season with you! High energy in the filled room and onstage as Theresa Hightower, Deb Bowman, Audrey Shakir and I did our diva-esque …


December 15, 2014

Holiday concert with Tempest LBB last night was festive as expected…

We did some Christmas favs and more, including “the intriguing Shoe Song,” as one lady calls it, and if you were there, you will know to which she refers! The next Second Sunday Show is Jan. 11, back at D’Marc …