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October 4, 2010

Jazz Vocalist Karin Plato Tours Canada

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz vocal

Karin Plato

Jazz Vocalist Karin Plato
Canadian Tour
CD Release out of town

Plato Tours in Support of New CD, out of town

Vancouver jazz vocalist and composer Karin Plato has set out on a Canadian tour in support of her new CD release, out of town, a double-album effort featuring jazz standards and art songs. Joining Karin for the tour are pianist John Roney and guest cellists, Dominic Painchaud and Brian Holt, who alternate dates along the way.
Karin Plato is considered a leader among Canadian jazz vocalists, with numerous accolades including multiple awards nominations such as a Juno Award (2000), Canadian Jazz Vocalist of the Year at The National Jazz Awards (3 time nominee)and the WCMA nod for Jazz Recording of the Year.

out of town features Karin’s arrangements of songs including Irving Berlin’s Blue Skies and Harold Arlen’s If I Only Had A Brain, as well as art-song based material such as Stephen Sondheim’s I Remember and Saskatchewan composer Marguerita Spencer’s Reality.

“Plato’s superlative intonation is tempered with lovely phrasing and an ease of execution…elegant, flowing, and ruminative” – Dianne Donovan CKUA Radio
“Plato’s confident, tuneful phrasing and hip articulation stands out as she weaves a musical spell” – The Edmonton Journal

Karin Plato Get Out Of Town Tour Schedule 2010
September 30 Quebec City (Largo Resto-Club)
October 1-2 Toronto (The Homesmith Bar)
October 3 Montreal (The Upstairs Club)
October 8 Ottawa (Café Paradiso)
October 9 Ottawa (Alcorn Music Studios)
October 28 Calgary (Cantos Music Foundation)
October 29 Edmonton (Grant MacEwan University)
October 29 Edmonton (The Yardbird Suite)
October 30 Medicine Hat (The Black Box Theatre)
November 1 Jasper (Papa George’s Restaurant)
November 2 Red Deer (La Casa Pergola)
November 3 Lethbridge (The Slice)
November 4 Regina (Regina Jazz Society)
November 5 Saskatoon (The Bassment)

for more info visit www.karinplato.com

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