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Tianna Hall: Sid, Barney, Duke & Billy

By Published: November 27, 2012
AAJ: You are a recent mom about to become a recent mom-times-two. Has motherhood changed the way you listen to music, particularly in what you might consider now as possible material that you may not have considered before motherhood?

TH: I actually recorded my third album while very very pregnant [laughs]. Being the mother of a toddler has certainly changed a great deal of what I listen to since he's more interested in Sid the Science kid, Barney and Kipper the dog than Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
1924 - 1990
vocalist
, John Coltrane
John Coltrane
John Coltrane
1926 - 1967
saxophone
and Bill Evans
Bill Evans
Bill Evans
1929 - 1980
piano
. Thankfully, he can dig it most of the time, though. He did, after all, go through the entire first nine months of his existence on the bandstand with me. I've been getting a lot of requests for a lullaby album with jazz roots lately. Perhaps one day.


Selected Discography

Tianna Hall and the Mexico City Jazz Trio, Two For The Road (Self Produced, 2012)
Tianna Hall, Never Let Me Go (Blue Bamboo Music, 2011)
Tianna Hall and Danny McKnight, Ballads and Bossas (Self Produced, 2010)
Tianna Hall and the Mexico City Jazz Trio, Lost In the Stars (Self Produced, 2007)

Photo Credits

Debora Smail


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