Roedde House Jazz Concert Series presents: Bebop, Bossas and Blues with vocalist Karin Plato, featuring Miles Black and James Danderfer, June 11
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1415 Barclay St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Karin Plato grew up on the prairies in a small farming community called Alsask in the province of Saskatchewan. She studied the piano throughout her childhood. She later attended the University of Saskatchewan where she received her Bachelor of Music Degree in piano and voice. In 1985 she moved to Vancouver to study jazz and arranging at Capilano College. In 1996 and 1998 she studied vocal jazz at the Banff Centre For The Fine Arts with vocalists Sheila Jordan and Jay Clayton.
In the late 1990s Karin began to seriously pursue a career as a jazz vocalist and composer. She began to appear in Vancouver jazz clubs performing a repertoire of jazz standards and originals and started performing in jazz festivals and concerts in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Karin recorded her first album of jazz standards and originals in 1996 on a recording called Pastiche. In 1998 she recorded “There’s Beauty in the Rain” for which she was nominated for a Juno award(2000 Juno Awards). In the winter of 2000 Karin released two new recordings: “Blue Again”; a collection of duets; and “Snowflake Season”; a jazz/Christmas recording. In 2003 she released her fifth album “The State of Bliss” which features a guest appearance by Canadian vocalist Denzal Sinclaire on two duets. For more information on Karin visit: http://karinplato.com/index.html
ABOUT THE JAZZ CONCERT SERIES AT ROEDDE HOUSE:
This concert is part of a monthly concert series, taking place on the 2nd Thursday of each month, in the evening. Come by at 6:30pm to explore the main floor of this unique heritage house. Tea & cookies served at intermission.
Options include the parking lot at the Empire Landmark Hotel (Robson & Broughton) or street parking on Robson and in the West End.
Parking spots are scarce in the neighbourhood, so give yourself some extra time or use public transportation. (Closest Skytrain station: Burrard. We are on the #5 Robson bus route)
**This concert series would not be possible without the generous support of private donors and the McGrane Pearson Endowment Fund**
Thursday June 11, 7pm
Tickets: $15 adults / $12 students & seniors
Roedde House Museum
1415 Barclay St
Vancouver BC V6G 1J6