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Live Jazz With Kathy Wade

June 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Crown Jewels of Jazz Series
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Don’t miss Live Jazz with Kathy Wade featuring The Dan Karlsberg Organ Trio!


Live Jazz with Kathy Wade, also know as “Just Friends” Friday series, began in 2017 at the historic Walnut Hills music venue known as The Greenwich. It is a monthly series that features Kathy performing with jazz greats from around the region. This month she hosts a star-studded organ set including:


Kathy Wade – Vocals
Dan Karlsberg – Organ
Garin Webb – Tenor sax
Melvin Broach – Drums


Admission is $10 and can be paid at the door. For more information about the venue, call 513-221-1151.


Kathy Wade (Vocals)
Kathy Wade is a two time Emmy-nominated producer and award-winning international jazz entertainer whose “rich interpretative skills as a song stylist extraordinaire” capture the imagery of emotion from concert to theater stages. Opening for such luminaries as Eartha Kitt, Diane Schuur, Shirley Horn, Alex Bugnon, Anita Baker, Kenny G, Whitney Houston, David Sanborn, George Benson, Al Jarreau, Stephanie Mills, Jonathan Butler, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Will Downing, Najee and Ramsey Lewis, Kathy has been twice voted Best Singer by Cincinnati Magazine in addition to receiving numerous civic, artistic and social awards. She holds a Master of Arts from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati and Bachelor of Arts from Edgecliff College/Xavier University and has entertained over 1.1 million participants via the Learning Through Art, Inc. program of which Kathy is Co-founder and CEO – performing in regular arts education presentations.


Dan Karlsberg (Organ)
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dan Karlsberg has been studying and playing piano since the age of 5, with an emphasis on both classical music and jazz. He earned both Master and Bachelor degrees in jazz studies from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In addition to leading his own band, Karlsberg has worked as a sideman with various mu-sicians including Donald Harrison, John Fedchock, Don Braden, Marvin Stamm, Dan Fehnle, Aurell Ray, Roni Ben-Hur, John Von Ohlen, Brad Goode, the Blue Wisp Big Band, Cohesion Jazz Ensemble, Ron Enyard, Brent Gallaher, Mike Wade and Jamey Aebersold, among many others.


Garin Webb (Tenor sax)
Garin Webb, an adjunct faculty member of the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, leads a vibrant professional life as a performer and educator in the Cincinnati area. He has performed with such luminaries as Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Ray Charles, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Temptations, trumpeters Bobby Shew and John Faddis, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and the Cincinnati Symphony. Locally Garin can be heard performing with the Salsa band, Tropicoso; the Pop Funk and R&B group, Soulpocket; along with his own quintet Crackpot Theory. Mr. Webb maintains a very active schedule performing with several of the most recognized big bands in the Midwest. He is as a member of the legendary Blue Wisp Big Band, Pat Kelly’s PsychoAcoustic Orchestra and the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra.


Melvin Broach (Drums)
Melvin Broach, 2018 Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame inductee, has been a long established fixture of the Cincinnati jazz scene for decades. He is well known for numerous collaborations with trumpeter Mike Wade as well as his contributions to the highly acclaimed J Curve Cincinnati Jazz Collection series.

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