|Days||Time – Location||Time – Location||Time – Location|
|Friday||3:00PM – Colton||10:00PM – Portola|
|Saturday||1:00PM – Portola||7:00PM – Steinbeck 2||8:30PM – Portola|
Katie Cavera has made a name for herself on the West Coast and in Europe playing 20’s and 30’s classic jazz. She is a rhythm guitar specialist in the style of Freddie Green and Al Casey. She also plays hot 20’s plectrum and tenor banjo, New Orleans style string bass, and sings in the 20’s pop style of Helen Kane and Ruth Etting.
She currently works at Disney California Adventure with the Ellis Island Boys and with the cabaret performance group Vaud and the Villians. Katie Cavera is originally from Southern Indiana. She attended Indiana University and studied jazz performance and composition with Dr. David Baker, playing with his Jazz Ensemble in a special presentation of Duke Ellington Masterworks at the Smithsonian Institution. Since moving to Southern California, Katie has become a sought-after guitarist, banjoist, and bassist. Her credits
include working with Jug Band legend Jim Kweskin, Jim Cullum’s Jazz Band at The Landing in San Antonio, Texas, and members of Turk Murphy’s Jazz Band including Bob Helm, Leon Oakley, and Ray Skjelbred. From 2006 – 2009 she was part of the Jerome Savary
production of “à la recherche de Josephine (Looking For Josephine)” a musical about New Orleans Jazz, Hurricane Katrina, and Josephine Baker. The show was nominated for a Molière Award. Katie is a member of ASCAP, a Loar Performing Artist,
and a member of the Academy of Magical Arts.