Bria Skonberg

Bria Skonberg Utica

Bria Skonberg Quintet Live in Concert

The Bria Skonberg Quintet recently visited an art gallery in snowy Utica for a memorable performance. Bria Skonberg has grown as a musician, in style,

A Hot Time In The North Country

A Hot Time In The North Country

I have fewer opportunities to hear live jazz when I’m at my summer place in Potsdam, New York, a trade I’m willing to make to

Bria Skonberg

Bria Skonberg: Three Albums Compared

I have the pleasure to review this month three albums from a remarkable talent known to many readers of The Syncopated Times; trumpeter and vocalist

What You May Have Missed

What You May Have Missed

Highlights from the May issue of the Syncopated Times. New Subscribers will receive online access, including access  to our archives so it’s not too late to

Bria Skonberg

Bria Skonberg: A New Force in Jazz

It was about 15 years ago that I first began to hear rave reports about a young Canadian trumpet player who was taking the Dixieland

Jazz Jottings January 2018

Jazz Jottings January 2018

Even from an early age, Nicole Pesce took to the piano like the proverbial duck takes to water: ♫ Beginning at the age of 7,

Jazz Jottings November 2016

Jazz Jottings November 2016

Those happy bells you heard ringing on September 10 were actually wedding bells for our gal Bria Skonberg and Matthew Papper, the artistic director for

Bria Skonberg

Bria Skonberg: Jazz and Social Conscience

Bria Skonberg recently offered an update on what is going on in her young life, writing in a Facebook posting, “This Fall I’m really looking