Saturday, July 7, 2012

What's coming up next...

Hello everyone!  I hope you're having a lovely summer and finding a way to keep cool!
I'm back from some fabulous travels and looking ahead to some great music that we have planned for GATO 6, The Suzi Stern Group and a wonderful line up for our fall Casa Karen Concerts.

I'll give you more details as we approach some of these up coming shows but briefly here's what's on the horizon:

Starting off our Fall season at Casa Karen is one of the worlds most accomplished and cutting edge jazz guitarists: Don't miss "The Bruce Saunders Quintet" on Sat. August 18th!!
Doors open at 7:30 / show tome is 8:00
(512) 459-9900 for details and reservations!

Sat. Sept. 1st: The Casa Karen Concert Series will be presenting the legendary Robert "Beto" Skiles and The Fairlanes!
Call (512) 459-9900 for reservations and more details.

Fri. Sept. 7th: GATO 6  at the Elephant Room!!
 The release of the long awaited C.D. of all original latin jazz "El Viento"
Dennis Dotson trumpet, John Mills sax, Wayne Salzmann drums, Kris Afflerbaugh bass, Suzi Stern vocals, Luis Coutinho percussion, Mike Longoria percussion and Gato piano.
 9:30 to 1:30
315 Congress Ave. 

Sat. Sept. 22nd:  The Suzi Stern Group at the Elephant Room!!
featuring renowned bassist Paul Unger with George Oldziey piano, Wayne Salzmann drums and special guests!
9:30 to 1:30
315 Congress Ave.

Sat. Oct. 6th: Casa Karen is honored to announce the return of remarkable Jazz pianist Stefan Karlsson! Coming down to Austin from NYC to join Stefan will be:  Alex "Sasha" Sipiagin trumpet, Rich Perry tenor sax, Donald Edwards drums and from North Texas the world renowned Lynn Seaton on bass!
Call (512) 459-9900 for more info. and reservations!

Sat. November 17th: The fantastic string quartet Aiana will perform at Casa Karen!!
Call (512) 459-9900 for more details and reservations!

Sat. Dec. 1st: We are very excited to be hosting, from Houston Jazz Pianist Pamela York and her group at Casa Karen!!
The Swingin' Sabastian Whittaker on drums and famed bassist Lynn Seaton join Pam! A concert not to be missed!

I'll send along more info. as dates come closer but that's a quick over view! 
On other musical project notes: It's been exciting helping George get his own record label "Bus Biscuit Records"started...The GATO 6 C.D. really is beautiful...I can't wait for everyone to hear it...and I'm almost finished with my own all original C.D. which will hopefully be released in December.
Thanks for checking out what's coming up for us and have a wonderful summer!