Multi-award winning NYC trumpeter, vocalist and songwriter Bria Skonberg returns to the Jazz Standard for three nights celebrating her new album release "Nothing Never Happens". The breadth of emotions and styles on "Nothing Never Happens" mirrors Skonberg’s career to date, which boasts an impressive range of accomplishments and accolades. In the last year alone, she sang the music of Aretha Franklin alongside Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child, played with U2 at the iconic Apollo, sat in with the Dave Matthews Band, was a featured guest with Jon Batiste, performed as part of The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, and sang the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden for a NY Rangers game. The 2017 Juno Award Winner for Best Vocal Jazz Album and 2018 Juno nominee has garnered over 8 million streams on Spotify, made the Top 5 on Billboard jazz charts, and was voted #2 Rising Star by DownBeat Magazine.
“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, NY Times)
Bria Skonberg – trumpet, vocals Patrick Bartley – saxophone Ben Paterson – keys Doug Wamble – guitar Devin Starks – bass Darrian Douglas – drums Joe Saylor - drums (Sun, 9:30pm)
Photo by Christine Vaindirlis