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!…


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 …


June 26, 2015

Read an interview with Karla on AXS.com!

What did you do to make your vocals sound different? What were the most delightful surprises in the songbook? What songs were most challenging? Writer Carol Banks Weber had some questions for Karla about the Brubeck CD project. Check out …