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Kara Johnstad

American singer-songwriter Kara
Johnstad has lived in Berlin, Germany
since the 1980's. Kara Johnstad has an
outstanding reputation as a world class
performer, recording artist and producer.
Her performances on five continents have
left fans breathless and the media eager
to offer their praise. During the 1980's
while still in her early twenties, Kara
Johnstad was signed to the record label
RCA. In total, including her record with
RCA Kara Johnstad has written, recorded
and produced a total of five albums and
she has three current albums at various
stages of production, the Jazz album, Le
Grand Love, a tribute to the music of
French composer Michel Legrand, who is
fan of Kara's vocals, the classically
orchestrated, Moon In Capricorn which is
being recorded in Rome and represents
Kara’s unique song writing skills, from
New Age to Pop to Jazz and the soon to
be recorded unplugged Naked Thoughts
album, which will be comprised of a
mixture of Pop and Adult Contemporary songs. With the exception of the Legrand
project, all of Kara Johnstad's music is comprised of original material and she owns
100% of the publishing and performance rights to her music.
Kara Johnstad’s music is played on FM and professional internet radio stations
worldwide and has charted exceptionally well in Europe, so much so, that recently
she decided to re-release Paths X (pronounced Cross) and Pages of Sand to the
North American market where the albums have been well received. Ms. Johnstad’s
band consists of world class musicians; percussionist Rhani Krija (Sting), cellist Stephan Braun (Melody Gardot) and renowned German pianist and
musical director Rolf Zielke. Kara Johnstad has take just as much care in
handpicking a professional management and creative team consisting of Manager
Craig Urquhart (New York City), the former personal assistant to Leonard Bernstein
and Vice President of the Leonard Bernstein Organization and currently acting as
the Senior Consultant, Public Relations and Promotion to the Leonard Bernstein
Office (the foundation and estate), Fabrizio Pigliucci (Rome) one of the foremost
Italian film composers, arrangers and orchestrators, Director and Producer Stephen Logan Day (New York City). The
balance of Ms. Johnstad’s team includes German fashion designer Rosita Dylka
(Berlin), Creative Consultant Michael R. Justice (Las Vegas), Matt Martinez
Videographer and film director ( L.A. / Berlin), and Andrè Borrmann (Berlin).