Karina Colis will perform her own arrangements of traditional songs from Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela as well as some original jazz compostions. Her work is characterized by a diversity of rhythms and styles, combining the roots of various Latin/South American with jazz.
Mexican drummer percussionist and vocalist from San Luis Potosi, based in New York, is a tourist artist having performed extensively in the US, South/Latin America, Europe Asia and the middle East with several projects that rank from latin, jazz, world music to fusion and pop, having appeared in more than one hundred radio stations, TV programs world wide.
Her versatility and musicality have allowed her to be part of several projects that rank from Latin- Jazz/ fusion and pop such as Chicha Libre, Gregorio Uribe Big Band, Coco Mama, Calpulli mexican Dance Company, Mango Blue, Pablo Mayor, Prasanna Ramaswamy having appeared at many big audience international festivals/venues such as “WOMAD” world Festival in UK, “The Montreux Jazz Festival” in Canada, “Virada Cultural” in Brazil, “Fusion festival” in Germany,” Primavera Festival “in Barcelona Spain, with The Calcutta Jazz Festival in India,The International Circuit in Bahrain, Birdland Jazz Club, Smalls Jazz Club, and John F Kennedy Center among many more..
Karina has also performed with distinguished musicians like Samuel Torres, Edmar Castañeda, Ralph Irrizarry, Oscar Stagnaro, Giovanni hidalgo, Luisito Quintero, Paquito D rivera, John Benitez and has share stage with internationally acclaimed artists, Juan Luis Guerra, Armando Manzanero Claudia Acuña, Ana Tijoux, Esperanza Spalding and Mexican drummer Antonio Sanchez. Most of her compositions have been featured in Raw Channel, officially the most popular syndicated television series that began production in November of 2010.The show can currently be seen in the United States in over 73 broadcast affiliates in almost 80 million U.S. homes.
Karina Colis-drums & vocals
Eric Kurimski-guitar & vocals
Antonio Mazzei- piano
Edward Perez- bass
Karina Collis Quartet at Terraza 7 on Friday December 19th, 2014 at 8:00 pm
$7 cover charge for mezzanine