April 7, 2017

Singing on bassist Tom Kennedy’s new release

Last November, bass maestro 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 …


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 …


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


June 3, 2016

New video posted — Karla live, singing Brubeck!

Happy to announce we shot video a few months back during a live performance in Atlanta of music from the “Brubeck Songbook.” Click on over to the “Music” page and scroll down to check out a full Take Five and …


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 …


October 4, 2015

2016 Jazz & Wine Cruise thru Southern France!

Provence (wine&jazz)

I am so very happy to be invited to join AmaWaterways River Cruises aboard their gorgeous vessel, the AmaDagio, March 25 – April 1, 2016, to cruise the Rhone River through the south of France on a special wine itinerary!…


July 23, 2015

In Kansas City this weekend for Nancy Wilson tribute

Nancy Trib Final Poster

Nancy Wilson’s records were in my parents’ album stack when I was growing up and I loved “Something Wonderful,” singing along with it as a little girl. “I Wish You Love” was one of the first standards I ever learned, …


June 26, 2015

Jazziz Review: “The Brubecks would have been pleased”

Jazziz reviewer Scott Yanow includes a write-up on the new CD in the latest edition of the mag. Honored to be included in such great company in the article, which previews a few releases from the sisterhood of jazz vocalists! …


June 26, 2015

Jazz da Gama Review: “A work of sheer elegance and distinction”

Canadian reviewer Raul da Gama posted a trio of reviews on vocal tributes, including Karla’s “… Sings the Dave and Iola Brubeck Songbook” album. Some highlights:

“This is a work of sheer elegance and distinction, which features a wide range …


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 …