Briana Harris is thrilled to debut a new quintet featuring old friends and new musical explorations. In February 2021, these five musicians came together for a new recorded project with Boulder’s Octave Records. These live performances are an extension of the spontaneity, ease, and camaraderie built from that recording session. The band will perform original music from Briana that mixes hard-bop roots with chamber jazz touches, and always leaves room for unexpected collaboration. These live performances will be the public debut of many new pieces of music from Bri, which were written in the winter of pandemic isolation, reaching with optimism towards spring.
Briana Harris – Sax, Jordan Skomal – Trumpet, Annie Booth – Piano, Matt Smiley – Bass, Brian Claxton – Drums
Briana Harris is a Front Range-based saxophonist who has performed throughout Colorado with groups including The Burroughs, The Cairn Project, David Caffey, Mark Sloniker, Jim White, Steve Kovalcheck, The Colorado Jazz Orchestra, Matt Smiley, Annie Booth, and Ryan Fourt. She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Alabama and Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado.
This is a series ending May 15.
During this time of limited indoor capacity, floor seats are only available by reservation as we are limited to 49 seats per show/seating.