Karen Maria Capo
(Vocalist/Songwriter) began her career on Broadway at the age of 11 in the musical DUDE by the authors of HAIR. She completed her studies at the prestigious School of Performing Arts in New York.
Subsequently, she moved West to pursue a career as a songwriter and vocalist in several Los Angeles-area original bands, setting attendance records and performing in such well-known venues as Club Lingerie, FM Station and The World Famous Palomino Club. At the same time, Karen Maria had the pleasure of having a national release of "Can I Come By Tonight?" for which she penned the lyrics. She is a member of ASCAP and the Actors Equity Association.
While living in California, Karen Maria has appeared in concert with Al Jarreau, Leif Garrett, Kirstie Alley and Frank Stallone. She has also performed in various venues throughout South Florida, including the Fontainebleau Hilton in Miami Beach and Planet Hollywood on South Beach.
Karen Maria has 2 CDs available: her most recent CD "The Dirty Blues" and a third CD, just for dancers, entitled "Songs You Should Know", featuring her original tune "I Can Lindy to That".
In recent years she has performed at Cheap Thrills in St.Louis, the South Florida Lindy Exchange, the Lindy Hop 411 Anniversary in Tampa, the House of Blues in San Diego, the Austin Lindy Exchange, Emerald City Blues Festival in Seattle, Red, White and Blues in Dallas, Midtown Stomp (Sacramento) with Solomon Douglas, SFLX and STLBX and with Porkpie, at the Portland Lindy Exchange!
Currently, Miss Capo is planning her Birthday Party http://kmlbx.com/ and performs her Cabaret act in Portland , sings Blues with THE FENIX PROJECT and entertains at Corporate Events and Weddings with The Groove. http://homeofthegroove.com/