Some people listen to jazz and some people play it, but Taryn Newborne lives jazz music. Born in Memphis and raised in Atlanta, Georgia; Taryn Newborne comes from a family that engrained music into her life. Exposure to music at such a young age inspired the saying that “Taryn loves music so much that it hurts her feelings”.
Taryn Newborne is currently in production on her first album, Sing Taryn Swing. The artist is seemingly moved and inspired by many musical pioneers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Dinah Washington, Anita Baker, Sara Vaughn, Nancy Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Joe Sample. Like the renowned artists that she admires, Taryn Newborne embodies the art that is traditional jazz, giving it her own contemporary twist.
Taryn is more than a jazz musician, she has many roles. Outside of singing, Taryn’s role of voice teacher allows her to shape and develop young voices. Additional experiences that speak to the professional versatility of Taryn Newborne include the following positions: Actor, choreographer, dancer and Theater Arts instructor at Elm Street Cultural Arts Village, Georgia Tech Jazz Vocalist Workshop Instructor. Musical credits include her own traditional Jazz ensemble Taryn and The Real Deal, Joe Gransden Big Band, Macon Pops Orchestra, and Lead vocalist of Christian Jazz quintet, Invitation. Taryn has graced the stage as featured vocalist for the National Black Arts Festival Gala and opened for headliner Peabo Bryson, winner of two Grammy awards.
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