Our second concert in the 2018 Jazz in the Heights series features vocalist Dixie Karas, accompanied by Aaron Jacobs (on Bass), Pat Kelly (on Piano), John Taylor (on Drums), and Ted Karas (on Guitar).
Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 day of show. Free tickets are available for Kennedy Heights residents, thanks to sponsor Kennedy Heights Community Council! Call 513.631.4278 to reserve free tickets.
Dixie Karas is a Cincinnati native, working full-time in the music industry as one of the Queen City’s most powerful singers. Well known for her uniquely passionate and dynamic voice, she brings energy to any live or studio setting. Dixie gives every audience an amazing experience, effortlessly leaping from soothing melodies to fierce soulful deliveries. Her commanding presence connects with listeners in a way that makes them a part of the magic.
Dixie Karas group is a well-rounded band of musicians. Starting with the band, Dixie’s husband Ted Karas has been playing guitar and been music director for many projects. He’s performed The Broadway performance of Tommy in New York plus performances and recordings for Cincinnati Pops, played with Bernadette Peters, Joel Gray, Howie Mandel and George Burns. Aaron Jacobs plays bass and teaches at CCM, plus plays in several original bands. John Taylor plays drums and also teaches at CCM. He’s amazing at laying down a groove you can’t ignore.