The National Anthem of Egalitaria
LehCats Electronic Press Kit
“Movement to Egalitaria is a line in the sand. Any jazz fusion recordings that are released in the future will be compared to this album. Karen Stachel and Norbert Stachel have delivered an epic and energetic production for the ages. They have poured their hearts and souls into creating something that will stand the test of time – not just because of its brilliant virtuosity – but because this album has vision and integrity. It stands for something.”
— Kabir Sehgal, New York Times bestselling author, Multi-Grammy Award Winner
LehCats - Seven musicians who define the terms artistry, teamwork and chemistry starting with the chemistry of the leaders and married couple of Karen and Norbert Stachel . Their versatility is evident, and their ability to deliver and uplift both the music and the listener is profound.
LehCats is Norbert and Karen Stachels’ last name spelled backwards. They perform original artistic and tasteful compositions that combine elements of Modern Jazz, Funk, R&B, Middle Eastern, Afro/Latin, and Rock creating a musical potpourri of creative sound. LehCats is a seven piece group consisting of Norbert Stachel, tenor and soprano sax, bass clarinet, and flute, Karen Stachel, flute, alto flute, and piccolo, David Solomon, guitar, Gary Fisher, piano, John Benitez, bass, Renato Thoms, percussion, and Daniel Gonzalez on drums.