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Tia Fuller

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Biographical Info

When Grammy-nominated Mack Avenue recording artist, composer, and bandleader ​Tia Fuller​ picks up her saxophone, something amazing happens. Blending technical brilliance, melodic creativity, and the performing precision drawn from both her academic and stage experience, Fuller is a force to be reckoned with in the worlds of jazz, pop, R&B, and more. Currently, Fuller balances the worlds of performance and education, fulfilling a demanding schedule as both a busy touring and recording artist and a full-time professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Fuller’s resume makes her uniquely qualified for these roles. The Denver, Colorado native graduated ​magna cum laude​ with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, and ​summa cum laude​ with a Master’s degree in Jazz Pedagogy and Performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder​.​ Already established as a leading jazz musician, Fuller was selected to be a member of the all-female band touring with Grammy-winning pop star Beyoncé. Performing as part of the ​I AM … Sasha Fierce ​and ​Beyoncé Experience World Tour o​ n stages across the globe, Fuller also became a featured soloist on the ​Beyoncé Experience D​ VD (​Me, Myself and I)​ , ​I AM Yours I ​DVD (Wynn Theatre) and also appeared on number of major television shows, including ​Today Show, Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, BET Awards, American Music Awards, Grammy Awards​ and as a featured soloist with Beyoncé for President Obama at the White House.

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