VibeNation has performed at The Elkhart Jazz Festival every year since 1993.  VibeNation plays jazz standards in a wide variety of styles from Swing, Latin, Ballads and BeBep. Musicians in VibeNation include leader and founder, Jim Catalano – Vibes / Percussion, Chris French – Woodwinds, Sean Patrick – Bass, Rafael Chavez – Guitar, Jim Bollero – Drums and our featured vocalist is Rania El-Kareh.  When not playing jazz with VibeNation, musicians in VibeNation are music educators, college music instructors, music instrument repair technicians, music industry professionals and everyone plays in a wide variety of other musical ensembles. 

VibeNation performs frequently in the Michiana area and is always looking for performance opportunities.  See our Facebook page at