Trumpet player Bria Skonberg makes her Vail debut Thursday

19th August, 2015 by

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — It’s impossible to guess while hypnotized by her sultry, 1950s-style vocals, red-hot trumpet solos and commanding stage presence, but Bria Skonberg is a “trained extrovert.” Growing up on a farm in the small town of Chilliwack outside of Vancouver, B.C., the 30-year-old fell in love with the trumpet as preteen after her parents encouraged her to play with a variety of instruments — the piano, bass and clarinet.“I always understood that music is like food,” Skonberg said. “You should try everything.”That adventurous mindset has led the Canadian to her eclectic sound. Rooted in traditional jazz, Skonberg has not …

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