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New York-based Canadian singer, trumpeter, and songwriter Bria Skonberg has been described as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation” (Wall Street Journal). Recognized as one of 25 for the Future by DownBeat Magazine, Bria Skonberg has been a force in the new generation with her bold horn melodies and smoky vocals, and adventurous concoctions of classic and new.
Bria Skonberg is “poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.” Wall Street Journal
“Ms. Skonberg has become the shining hope of hot jazz, on the strength of a clarion trumpet style indebted to Louis Armstrong, a smooth purr of a singing voice inspired by Anita O’Day, and the wholesome glow of youth. “ Nate Chinen, The NY Times
“Bria Skonberg looks like a Scandinavian angel, plays trumpet like a red hot devil, and sings like a dream.” Will Friedwald WSJ