Centrum is excited to announce that trumpeter Tanya Darby – Chair of the Brass Department at the prestigious Berklee College of Music, has joined the faculty of Jazz Port Townsend for the 2020 workshop.
July 19-26, 2020
Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA
Originally from Seaside, California, Tanya is a current and veteran member of a variety of renowned groups, including the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Roy Hargrove Big Band, DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Michel Camilo Big Band, Rufus Reid Large Ensemble, and Manhattan Jazz Orchestra.
She has performed and toured with a diverse array of artists and ensembles, including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Count Basie Orchestra, Ron Carter Great Big Band, Paquito D’Rivera, Gladys Knight, Dianne Reeves, and many others. As an educator, Tanya teaches master classes and has been a clinician and adjudicator at numerous festivals, both domestic and abroad. She received her master’s degree in jazz performance from Rutgers University in 2012, and a bachelor’s degree in jazz performance from the Manhattan School of Music in 1998.
Learn more about the rest of the artist faculty at Jazz Port Townsend.