Sunday, February 17, 2008

Childrens Center Gala! Feb. 29, 2008

This month George Oldziey and Suzi Stern will be performing to raise money for the Austin Childrens Center. The event will be on Fri. Feb. 29th '08, at the Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Dr. Google Map
Music from 6:30 to 10:30
For more information contact Stacy Erlach at: (512) 452-5077

Saturday, February 16, 2008

The five year gig!

Believe it or not, George Oldziey and I have managed to hold onto a jazz gig for five years straight! This is a minor miracle in the middle of Texas and we're so happy to be celebrating. Come join us this weekend from 9 to 1 and keep Jazz alive in Texas!
The Driskill is located at 6th and Brazos in downtown Austin. We play every Fri. and Sat. night.

Driskill Hotel

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Suzi Stern Quintet at the Elephant Room, Austin

Thursday, March 20, 2008
9:30 - 1:30

Suzi will be singing with Rich Harney on piano, John Mills on Sax, Brannen Temple on drums and John Fremgen on Bass.

The Elephant Room is at 315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX.
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'A Child's Christmas in Wales' CD wins a Silver ADDY Award

Austin Jazz musicians Alex Coke and Suzi Stern's latest cd, A Child's Christmas in Wales (Aardvark Records), won a Silver Addy Award at last Friday night's Addy ceremonies in the Packaging category. It now advances to the District competition and, if it wins there, the National. The unique, pop-up art packaging was produced by Marla Camp at Impact Productions with artists Steve Stratakos (pop-up illustration) and Steve Wiswell (pop-up design).

For more information contact:

What's an Addy?
"The ADDYs are the nation's largest and most inclusive creative competition in the Advertising industry with more than 50,000 entries. Austin winners move on to regional and national competition." Check out the official ADDY website at

"A Child's Christmas In Wales" on Aardvark records featuring Suzi Stern, Rich Harney, Chris Maresh and Alex Coke, is based on the masterpiece by Dylan Thomas, with original compositions by Suzi Stern and improvised music through out the poem.

It's now available at record stores,, as well as some Austin area toy stores. This has been an exciting project and is in a beautiful, pop-up award winning package. Pictures of the package are at