Bria Skonberg: Bringing jazz home

June 15, 2015

 Bria Skonberg: Bringing jazz home

In the years since graduating from Capilano University as a student in the Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies program, trumpeter, vocalist, and composer Bria Skonberg has made a name for herself.

She's toured internationally (North America, Europe, China and Japan), graced the cover of  Jazz Times,  been named 2013's Up and Coming Jazz Artist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists' Association, and according to the  Wall Street Journal,  "is poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation." The Chilliwack native turned New Yorker will return to Vancouver this June to perform at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival to deliver her trademark mix of classic New Orleans jazz and contemporary infusions to a hometown audience. More...

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