Karin Kajit is a jazz and classical pianist who has made her home in the Northwest for most of her life. She graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in music, piano performance and music education. Karin is the recipient of two Milnor Roberts scholarships, two Bainbridge Music and Art scholarships, and an Artist Support Grant from Jack Straw Productions.

Karin works with jazz vocalist Emily McIntosh, bassists Clipper Anderson and Jeff Davies, flute/sax legend Mark Lewis, trombonist Marc Smason, the Murphy Tyler Band, the David George 10tet and with her own hard bop group, the Karin Kajita Jazz Quintet.

Watch: Karin Kajita live at Jack Straw

Artist Support Program 2006 : Recorded the album Letting Go with her jazz quintet

Sound Clips
  • Karin Kajita - Performance
    Karin Kajita Jazz Quintet - Just Born Lucky