Lela & Joe Kaplowitz Blues Band

A renowned Croatian jazz vocalist with world music experience, Lela Kaplowitz performed at the Madison Square Garden, Birdland, and at the Blue Note in New York, at many prestigious jazz festivals with top jazz musicians all over the world. Lela meets vocal improvisation over Sheila Jordan at the Jazz Conservatory in Graz (Austria). She also teaches in the company of worldly renowned jazz names such as Jay Clayton, Mark Murphy, Donna McElroy, Barry Harris and Kate McGary. Lela attended the Berklee Summer Music Workshop in Perugia (Italy) and The Vocal Performance and Jazz Improvisation at the New School in New York.

With her husband, pianist Joe Kaplowitz, she won third place at the Best Jazz Band in Bucharest in 2008. She won the first prize of the jury and public prize at the international jazz vocal competition in Finland in 2009 and earned the title “Lady Summertime”.

Band: Lela Kapowitz (vocals), Joe Kapowitz (keyboard), Marko Lazarić (drums), Bruno Mičetić (guitar).