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Karla Harris Sings the Dave & Iola Brubeck Songbook

The first-ever studio recording featuring vocal versions of the Brubeck songbook, exclusively! Eleven Dave Brubeck tunes with lyrics written by his wife of 70 years, Iola. Pays homage to the distinct musical expressions Brubeck was known for, with arrangements inspired by the sentiments in Iola’s wonderful lyrics. (Summit Records, 2014)

Track Titles: Take Five; The Duke; Easy As You Go; Far More Blue; In Your Own Sweet Way; There’ll Be No Tomorrow; My One Bad Habit; Summer Song; Strange Meadowlark; Weep No More; Trav’lin Blues

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Produced and arranged by Ted Howe. Karla Harris – vocals; Ted Howe – piano and keyboards; Tom Kennedy – acoustic and electric basses; Dave Weckl – drums; Bob Sheppard – alto saxophone

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Twice As Nice

Singer Karla Harris and bassist Tom Kennedy collaborate on this collection of songs paying tribute to the memorable melodies and lyrics of six favorite songwriters of the great jazz and pop standards (McHugh, Arlen, Mandel, Bacharach, Hart, Coleman),  and featuring two classic compositions from each.  (Bent Oak Records, 2007)
Track Titles: I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love With Me; Lover Come Back to Me; You Are There; Wives and Lovers; The Look of Love; On the Sunny Side of the Street; I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life; Lover; Come Rain or Come Shine; I Wish I were in Love Again; Where Do You Start; Happy Talk; One for My Baby; The Best Is Yet to Come
Produced and arranged by Tom Kennedy. Karla Harris – vocals; Tom Kennedy – acoustic and electric basses, keyboard; Ray Kennedy – piano; Kara Baldus – piano; Miles Vandiver – drums and percussion; Gary Meek – tenor and soprano saxophone; Jason Swagler – alto saxophone

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