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 …


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 …


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 …