A Calgarian by adoption, Karen has just returned from her native city, Montreal. In the midst of an eight year migration, in 1993, she received her Jazz Black Belt from McGill University. "Haiya!"
Her heroes are: Jane Goodall, Granny Crowe, and Shirley Horn is alright too. Also high on the list: Red wine, romance, bonsai trees, Pictionary... and Pez! Aesop's turtle best describes her dedication and experience at performing.
She has played the Montreal Jazz Festival three times. ('96, '94 & '91) This past year, the Karen Crowe Trio played three months in Japan and now Karen is looking forward to her next project utilizing musicians from all around the globe.