Santa Paula Concert Series presents
KAREN HART AND FRIENDS: A TRIBUTE TO JONI MITCHELL
Day and TimeSunday Nov 6, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The next Santa Paula Concert Series features Karen Hart and friends with a Tribute to Joni Mitchell. Featuring Jeff Linsky, guitar, Jennifer Leigham, bass and Randy Drake, drums.
THIS EVENT IS NEAR CAPACITY AND ONLINE PURCHASE WILL BE DISABLED AT 5 PM SATURDAY. AFTER THAT YOU CAN TAKE POTLUCK AT THE DOOR WHEN IT OPENS AT 2:30 PM SUNDAY. THOSE WHO HAVE PAID ONLINE ALREADY ARE ON A LIST AND WILL BE IN ONE LINE; THOSE WHO HAVE RESERVED AND NEED TO PAY WILL BE IN A SECOND LINE ALONG WITH ANYONE LOOKING FOR SEATS.
In person only
Karen Hart has her Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from East Carolina University. She has earned countless awards for songwriting and lyric writing. Her songs and her voice have often been featured in film and television. She is the singing voice of Sigourney Weaver in the Grimm Brother’s Snow White. Her haunting ballad Mirabelle was awarded Song Of The Year by West Coast Songwriters. Barry Manilow awarded her the Concord Records Scholarship for Writing Lyrics That Succeed and Endure. Her award winning choral music is performed and recorded worldwide. As guest soloist with the Cal State Concert Choir, Karen sang for Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.
Guitarist Jeff Linsky studied with jazz guitar great Joe Pass. While still in his teens, Jeff began traveling the world as a touring musician, eventually signing with Concord Jazz. As an award winning composer, Jeff’s music has been featured in film and television, and as the broadcast theme for the Monterey Jazz Festival. Jeff has performed in many of the world’s finest concert halls and played privately for Presidents and Royalty. The Los Angeles Times says he is "Simply the finest fingerstyle guitarist you will ever see or hear." Guitar Player Magazine says “Linsky's talent is the stuff guitarists' dreams are made of."
Considered by many to be one of the finest bassists in the world, Jennifer Leitham has been a career Jazz musician for over 48 years. Known for playing with many music world masters, including Mel Tormé, Peggy Lee, George Shearing, Doc Severinsen, Woody Herman, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson, Bill Watrous, Take 6 and k.d. lang, along with countless other greats in many genres. Jennifer has played on over 140 albums, including 11 albums of her own. In 2016, L.A. Weekly named her as one of the “50 Most Interesting Angelinos." In 2018 she spoke at Jazz At Lincoln Center's Jazz Congress.
Dr. Randy Drake is an accomplished drum set and percussion performer. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2022 for his work on East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live in Concert. Randy earned a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology with a Doctoral Emphasis Program in Feminist Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his B.M. in Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas and his M.M. in Jazz Studies at California State University, Long Beach, where he taught drum set for over fifteen years. Randy recently toured Japan with Japanese guitarist Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho and the United States with Englebert Humperdinck.
Doors open at 2:30 PM
Reservations $20, $10 for age 12 and under, 5 and under free
Reservations are now closed from this page as we are near capacity.
You are welcome to come to the door at 2:30 PM to see if space is available. If we know ahead of time that it is sold out, we will post that here and on our Facebook page which is www.facebook/uucsp.com