JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER PRESENTS
Location: The Shops at Columbus Circle, 2nd Floor
The sweet, soulful, and unforgettable lady of song, Karlea Lynné, is a rapidly rising voice in jazz. Known for the candor in her interpretation and the ambience of her tone, Karlea has been widely recognized as a transportive force for her audiences, taking them on a journey with every song she presents.
In her formative years as a vocalist Karlea Lynné made a lasting impression on Florida’s music scene. Headlining many jazz festivals, respectively, winning a National Young Arts Foundation Award and winning the first-ever Berklee College of Music Jazz Soloist Competition. Karlea Lynné then studied at Berklee College of Music where she had the opportunity to learn from industry giants such as Debra Byrd and Sheila Jordan.
She has also had the opportunity to play with many greats such as Ulysses Owens Jr., Lonnie Plaxico and Winard Harper.
Heavily influenced by Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington, Karlea's sound is just one of her unforgettable assets that charms every audience she encounters.
“A vocalist with a commitment to jazz’s soul-inflected tradition”
-Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times