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  • La Tanya Hall

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    La Tanya Hall

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    La Tanya Hall’s versatility in a variety of musical genres has allowed her to travel the world and work with some of the world’s most celebrated artists, including Steely Dan, Diana Ross, Bobby McFerrin, Michael McDonald, Quincy Jones, Rob Thomas, Michael Feinstein, Patti Labelle, Harry Belafonte, Steve Tyrell and Aretha Franklin.  She has also appeared as a solo artist in her own right with the American Composers Orchestra, The Denver Symphony, and the St. Louis Symphony and at jazz clubs around the world. 

    Hall is also an active educator, teaching clinics in Basel, Switzerland for the Stimmen Festival, as well as teaching master classes on vocal performance and the Great American Songbook for various institutions in the US. For the last 10 years, she has been an adjunct professor at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan, as well creating the first vocal jazz degree program at Oberlin Conservatory.  In addition, she is the chair of the vocal division for the National YoungArts Foundation. 

    La Tanya is an accomplished actress, having lent her skills to numerous voice-over projects, Broadway shows, movie and television appearances. TV shows include Blue Bloods (Sabine Winston), Law & Order, 100 Centre Street, The Sopranos and Now and Again.  Broadway and theater appearances include Cotton Club Parade with jazz master Wynton Marsalis; the role of Deena in Dreamgirls; Promises, Promises for City Center Encore Series; and Sally in A Christmas Carol at Madison Square Garden.

    Her new record, Say Yes (Blue Canoe Records), debuted in November of this year and is garnering rave reviews, including being named one of the top ten vocal albums for 2019! For more information go to www.latanyahall.com.


    Current Courses

    Lessons 1000

    Vocal Performance 1

    Vocal Performance 4

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