November 6, 2018

Just arrived: Certain Elements

 

certain elements album coverNew music, new album! My latest CD, “Certain Elements,” is out and I’m looking forward to sharing it with you. With its mix of covers and originals, Certain Elements digs deep into varied styles and moods. Read about the CD’s …


September 28, 2018

New videos for CHERISH on Karla’s youtube channel

Check out the new promo video and the lyric video for Karla’s new smooth-jazz single, Cherish! 


September 18, 2018

New Single Released in September

In anticipation of my new CD, Certain Elements, releasing Fri., Oct. 5, we’ve pre-released a single from the project to contemporary jazz radio. The single, “Cherish,” is a contemporary jazz remake of the 1966 No. 1 hit by The …


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

“What if….?” That was the theme of the Sept. 15 TED Talk I was invited to bring music to. “What if we could help make positive changes in the world? What if we used our collective talents, knowledge and insights


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!…