Bria Skonberg / Bria
Album: Bria   Collection:Jazz
Artist: Bria Skonberg   Added:Sep 2016
Label: Okeh  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-10-04 Pull Date: 2016-12-04 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Dec 4 Nov 27 Nov 6 Oct 30 Oct 16 Oct 9
Airplays: 1 2 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 13, 2018: Old Fart at Play
Egyptian Fantasy
4. Nov 23, 2016: Clean Copper Radio
Egyptian Fantasy
2. Dec 02, 2016: Rebop
Egyptian Fantasy
5. Nov 22, 2016: Clean Copper Radio
From This Moment On
3. Nov 25, 2016: Rebop
Don't Be That Way
6. Nov 05, 2016: Music Casserole
Don't Be That Way

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-30
Bria Skonberg/ Bria
Label: Okeh Masterworks

Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-30

Tom McCarter
Bria Skonberg
Genre: Jazz
Sultry singer and terrific trumpet player blazes through a variety styles with an excellent sextet. A spirited set of old standards.
FCCs: none
If You Like: Billie Holliday, Annie Ross, Freddie Hubbard, Clifford Brown, Louis Armstrong; Rebecca Coupe Franks
Favorite Tracks: (1) Don’t Be That Way (6) I Was a Litlle Too Lonely (And You Were a Little Too Late), (9) Egyptian Fantasy, (10) My Shadow, (13) Midnight Sun
Track Review: 1/ piano starts slow> vocal moves uptempo> trumpet solo> piano solo> uptempo jam with vocal> slows to quick vocal end 2/ piano starts> midtempo with vocal>fade on vocal
3/ piano starts> midtempo jam with vocal> uptempo trumpet solo> vibes solo> uptempo jam> drum slolo> uptempo jam with vocal> quick end
4/ piano/trumpet starts> slow tempo builds to midtempo jam with vocal> trumpet solo> brief midtempo jam> quick stop 5/ drums start> slow tempo jam and vocal 6/ midtempo jam with vocal> trumpet solo> vibes solo> uptempo jam with vocal> quick stop 7/ piano starts> slow tempo song> vibes solo> trumpet solo> slow song & fade 8/ vibes start> with heavy chords> uptempo song> trumpet solo> piano solo> uptempo song 9/ trumpet starts> several styles of music showcased (no vocal) 10/ bass starts> slow tempo song> interesting arrangement> sudden end 11/ piano starts> muted trumpet solo> uptempo song> sudden end 12/ trumpet starts> uptempo song> trumpet solo> piano solo> uptempo song> crescendo end 13/ piano starts slow> slow song> trumpet solo to end 14/ muted trumpet solo (no vocal) false stop followed by sudden stop

Track Listing
1. Don't Be That Way   8. How Can It Be
2. Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)   9. Egyptian Fantasy
3. From This Moment On   10. My Shadow
4. Curious Game   11. Wear And Tear
5. Trust In Me   12. Malaguena
6. I Was A Little Too Lonely (And You Were A Little Too Late)   13. Midnight Sun
7. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me   14. Down In The Deep