To our knowledge, this is the first wide-released vocal recording of Dave & Iola Brubeck’s music! Featuring the dynamic vocals of Karla Harris and a top-flight, acclaimed group of musicians (Ted Howe, Tom Kennedy, Dave Weckl), this recording is unlike any other out there. This project intends to pay homage to Brubeck’s distinctive musical styling and gorgeous melodies while shaping each arrangement based on the story the lyrics tell.
Karla Harris: vocals
Ted Howe: piano
Tom Kennedy: bass
Dave Weckl: drums
In Your Own Sweet Way • Strange Meadowlark • Summer Song • There’ll Be No Tomorrow • Take Five • The Duke • Easy As You Go • Far More Blue • Weep No More • My One Bad Habit • Trav’lin Blues
“Karla tends to take the stage by storm and doesn’t let go till it’s all over.” — JAZZ SOCIETY OF OREGON
“A powerful singer at ease in any setting.” — ROSS GENTILE, “STANDARDS IN JAZZ,” WSIE-FM