Civic Center Drive, off Hwy 101
San Rafael, California

Kat Parra brings her unique blend of music from the Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Afro-Peruvian, Sephardic and Jazz idioms to the Marin County Fair's "Global Village" celebration, on the Global Stage.

Kat has leapt beyond the boundaries of the typical latin jazz singer. With her thirst for the exploration of world rhythms and tonalities, she has developed a style of music that encompasses sounds that both transcend and bend the stereotypical definition of latin jazz. She has incorporated not only afro-cuban music, but also added afro-peruvian, middle eastern, south american folklore as well as nueva trova. Most recently, she has also explored new jazz interpretations of Sephardic music – the music of the Spanish Jews sung in the dying language of Ladino. Her third album, Dos Amantes, is scheduled for an imminent release.

Kat sings fluently in English, Spanish and Portuguese as well. With this multi-lingual and multi-musical experience, Kat Parra is able to transport her audiences to an exciting and vibrant journey of world and latin music.

Joining Kat will be Masaru Koga (flute), Murray Low (piano), Paul Van Wageningen (drums) and Peter Barshay (bass).

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Added by murlow on May 23, 2010

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