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Karen in Concert, January 28th

Fresno Folk Concerts presents an evening with Karen Marguth, backed by the wonderful band Espacio.  This two hour show will include tunes from Karen’s latest CD, which has received a rare four and 1/2 start rating from DownBeat magazine.  Also, Karen and the band will debut some of their newest arrangements. Join them at the […]

Jazz Magazine in France includes Karen among their “Special Chanteuses: 101 CD Essentiels.”

We’ve just received word that Karen’s self-titled CD is listed in the December issue of Jazz Magazine, aka the Jazzman, on their list of the 101 best female vocals CD’s of all time. Here’s a link  to Jazz Magazine’s website: http://www.jazzmagazine.com/ Here’s a link to a blog that has the full list: http://forum.rollingstone.de/showthread.php?p=2339011

Four and 1/2 Stars in Downbeat Magazine!

Karen’s CD has received a glowing review in the December issue of Downbeat Magazine, along with a rare four-and-1/2 stars. Here’s what reviewer John McDonough wrote: “Karen Marguth is a spiritual grandchild of hipness highness Annie Ross.  Her album is the work of a singer with a swift, light voice and the mobility and diction […]

Cadence Magazine Review, Fall 2010

Cadence Magazine reviewer Alan Bargebuhr has written a review of Karen’s CD, which appears in the fall 2010 issue: “Karen Marguth is, indeed, a Jazz singer, with pinpoint intonation and a supple voice allowing her to phrase and scat with audacity.  She takes “Black Magic” way up-tempo with some exuberant mandolin from Eva Scow.  It’s […]

Videos from concert with Pearl Django

Karen and Espacio recently performed with Seattle’s Pearl Django.  In this first video clip, their bassist Rick Leppanan sits in on the gorgeous Billy Strayhorn tune “Daydream.” Just click on the link below: Espacio, by Mike Chen. In this clip, Eva sits in with Pearl Django for the final song of the evening.