“Blue River Soul featuring Karen Meeks is a diverse group of professional musicians together on a journey to play, promote and spread Love through Music!” - BRS
“Karen Meeks and Blue River Soul, got the Campus Theatre Rockin'!” - Freddi Carlip
— The Daily Item On The Scene
Karen Meeks- Singer/Songwriter, Lead & Background Vocals
Chris Minnich- Drums, Lead & Background Vocals
Rick Findlay- Keyboards, Lead & Background Vocals
Ted DiCola- Alto & Tenor Saxophones, Clarinet, Flute & Background Vocals
What kind of music do they play?
These PA based musicians have decades of experience playing and performing a wide variety of songs from the American Songbook, 1920’s,40s, 50s, and 60s through today. Their repertoire consists of artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Guy, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk, Henry Mancini, Jerry Rafferty, Billy Joel, Sam & Dave, Aretha Franklin, Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bessie Smith, James Brown and many more. Performance genres include: Blues, Swing, Pop, Light Jazz, R & B, Funk and a fun novelty song now and again like “The Pink Panther,” for kids of all ages!