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Hotter Than That: Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives

  • Bard SummerScape Spiegeltent 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (map)

"The shining hope of hot jazz" (New York Times), Bria Skonberg leads her band in homage to her idol, the great Louis Armstrong, with a night that calls on the seminal recording of the Hot Five, Armstrong's first recording band. The Wall Street Journal says “if Louis Armstrong and Doris Day could somehow be the same person, they'd be Bria Skonberg."

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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.