NYC trumpeter Bria Skonberg just finished up a West Coast tour. Her local stop was the Piedmont Piano Company. Bria has won numerous awards and in 2013 was recognized as the “Up and Coming Jazz Artist of the Year” by the Jazz Journalist Association. Originally from Chilliwack, BC she play jazz and all kinds of music. She actively teaches clinics all over the US as she tours. Right now she is playing in the NY/NJ area and in Dec she is playing with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks at the Louis Armstrong House. Drop to her web site and listen to her play at
Be sure to look in news and take a look at her 11/19 newsletter for the list of where she is playing. There are some cool concerts in there. For more information on Ms. Skonberg’s work, see our posts on Cafe Stritch Review, Interview & Show @ Piedmont Piano, Preview of Winter Fest, and Interview @ Summer Fest.