May 18, 2012
Born in Bergen County, New Jersey, Karen Savoca’s baby diary reads “20 months, knows 6 songs.” At the age of five, Karen was the emcee of her kindergarten play. Karen’s mom had been a big-band singer and the featured vocalist on a nightly TV show in Fresno, so it was no surprise that her little girl was always dancing and singing. At the age of ten, Karen bought her first album… it was “Life,” by Sly and The Family Stone.
“Addictive blend of hybrid pop with lots of jazz whimsy and slippery funk.” –Dirty Linen
“If Karen were a Native American, her name would be Sings Like Two Birds.” –Greg Brown
“Karen Savoca is a star on the rise in the world of acoustic music.” –Performing Songwriter Magazine
“A rare combination of grit and sensitivity.” –The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, BC
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