Saturday, February 18, 2012

Suzi Stern's Music update

Hosting The Eddie Gomez Trio here at Casa Karen in Feb. was fantastic! They played to a sold out house and we're still smiling from the effects of their music!
Our next Casa Show is not to be missed! Casa presents: the remarkable David Amram Quartet. Don't miss the opportunity to catch this tour de force of the arts scene in the intimate setting of Casa Karen...Call (512) 459-9900 for details, directions and reservations. Tickets can be purchased over the phone with credit card!
In April: The amazing Jazz Pianist Peggy Stern will be featured at Casa Karen. Joining her are: G.Pat Harris bass, Steve Schwelling drums, Dr. John Mills Sax and I am very much looking forward to sitting in on a few tunes with the group!
Sunday April 15th. doors open at 7:00 show at 7:30 tickets: call (512) 459-9900 for reservations, directions and more details!
On Tuesday April 17th I will be singing and narrating a Dylan Thomas Classic at the Perry Castenada Library (21st and Speedway in Austin Texas) with Rich Harney on keyboards and Alex Coke in from Amsterdam on sax and flutes, and Buddy Mohmad on Bass. This performance is FREE and starts at 7:00...sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin. How fun will this be...Christmas prose in April! Musical improvisations from the guys and several of my original compositions strung throughout the performance. Hope to see you there!
Yours truly, Suzi Stern will be the featured vocalist with the high energy latin jazz ensemble GATO 6 at Sunset Valley on Sunday April 22nd. Call (512) 459-9900 for time, directions and more details. GATO 6 with John Mills, Dennis Dotson, George Oldziey, Kris Afflerbaugh, Wayne Salzman, Luis Coutinhu, and special guests!
On Sat. May 19th Casa Karen will celebrate one year at our new location with an exciting concert by my own ensemble...The Suzi Stern Quintet...I am thrilled to be performing with the incredible Stefan Karlsson (From the Eddie Gomez Trio) on piano, John Fremgen bass, Wayne Salzman Drums (from Eric Johnson group) and John Mills sax.
Call (512) 459-9900 for reservations over the phone with C.C. or check in advance!
JUNE 2nd at Casa Karen: we will host the wonderful jazz pianist and composer Rich Harney and his group! Call (512) 459-9900 for reservations!!
Sat. June 16th IN HOUSTON: The Suzi Stern Quartet at: Cezannes on Montrose Blvd.
I love playing this club and hope you can make it out!
And behind the scene: The GATO 6 c.d. is in the final stages of mixing and sounds amazing. I'll let you know when it's out on the market!
And I'm currently deep into production of my all original music C.D. called "Sleep Walking Girl" with Paul Unger bass, George Oldziey piano & Accordion, Steve Schwelling drums and percussion, James Anderson violin, John Mills sax, and Gabriel Santiago & Mitch Watkins guitar.

Thanks for checking out this blog! Wishing you all the best and see you soon!


feel free to scroll down and view past blogs to see what musical adventures we've taken in the past several months! You can sample some of my sounds at: