Few trumpeters have covered the expansive musical territory traveled by Tanya Darby. Over the last two decades, she has lent her talents to the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, The Roy Hargrove Big Band, The DIVA Jazz Orchestra, The Count Basie Orchestra, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, and many more. She's also a first-call musician, backing singers like Gladys Knight, Dianne Reeves, and Aretha Franklin. Thursday evening she'll be on the Kilbourn Hall stage with the top student musicians of the Eastman Jazz Lab Band under the direction of Rich Thompson.
Tanya Darby performs with the Eastman Jazz Lab Band on Thursday, April 13, at Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs Street. 8 p.m. Free. 274-1100; esm.rochester.edu.