Karrin Allyson Sets New U.S. Tour Dates

Karrin Allyson Sets New U.S. Tour Dates

Four-time Grammy nominee Karrin Allyson has confirmed a series of U.S. tour dates for the months ahead, including multi-night visits to Los Angeles and to San Francisco in September. Each city will feature top-notch musicians joining singer/pianist Allyson -- see below for a breakdown of shows and performers.

Allyson has earned extraordinary coverage over the past year, for her breakthrough 2011 CD ‘’Round Midnight’ as well as for her live shows. 

Upcoming U.S. tour:
Aug 16-19 - Seattle - Jazz Alley:
Karrin Allyson on vocals/piano
Rod Fleeman - guitar (appears on ‘Round Midnight and many other Allyson CDs)
Jeff Johnson - great Seattle-based bassist
Todd Strait- terrific Portland, Oregon-based drummer, has played and recorded with Allyson for many years.

Aug 22 - Portland - Jimmy Mak's:
Karrin Allyson on vocals/piano
Todd Strait - drums
Dan Balmer - guitar
Scott Steed - bass (both Dan & Scott are wonderful Portland-based players)

Aug 31 - Sep 2 - San Francisco - Rrazz Room:
Karrin Allyson on vocals/piano
Rod Fleeman- guitar (appears on ‘Round Midnight)
Ed Howard- bass (appears on ‘Round Midnight)

Sep 8 - Prairie Village Jazz Fest in Kansas City:
Karrin Allyson on vocals/piano
Bob Sheppard - woodwinds (appears on ‘Round Midnight. Bob is well-known and based in LA. This marks the first time Allyson has brought Bob to KC.)
Rod Fleeman -guitar
Gerald Spaits- bass
Todd Strait - drums

Sep 14 - Easthampton MA - with Amherst Jazz Orchestra (big band)
Sep 15 - Berkshire Getaway - with Amherst Jazz Orchestra

Sep 21-23 - Los Angeles, CA - Catalina's
Karrin Allyson on vocals/piano
Todd Strait-drums
Tom Warrington -bass
Chris Caswell - keyboards, and accordion

October 19 - Scullers - Boston
Karrin Allyson on vocals/piano
Bruce Barth -piano/ Rhodes
Ed Howard - bass
Mark Walker - Boston-based drummer
*** Allyson is also doing a Master Class at Berklee College of Music Oct 19. noon-2PM