Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with NYC Trumpet Player, Singer, Songwriter, Instigator Bria Skonberg .. She just got signed onto Sony and is moving on to bigger and better things .. and in the June 20016 issue of DownBeat, she was called one of the top 25 rising stars in the world of jazz .. her last album was 2014’s In Your Own and she discussed that and how a girl from Chilliwack, British Columbia would go on to a big career in jazz .. She talked about her formal education at Capilano University in Canada and explaind how she has characterized as expanding the vocabulary and traditions of Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet with worldly rhythms and modern jazz variance –Bria is very active all over the globe and great things are happening in her world ..
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