About Tianna Hall
Tianna Hall is a 33 year old three time Grammy © recognized vocalist based in Houston, Texas. She attended the University of Houston where she majored in Vocal Performance and worked professionally in musical theatre and opera for many years before focusing her craft on vocal jazz.
She was mentored by composer, arranger and jazz pianist Paul English who helped her begin her career in jazz in 2004. She then quickly became and continues to be Houston's busiest & most sought after jazz vocalist.
Past performance venues include Minute Maid Park for the Houston Astros, Robertson Stadium for the Houston Dynamo, Jones Hall for the Progressive Forum's presentation of both Garrison Keillor & Frank Rich, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts' Theater District Open House Presentation for the City of Houston, two appearances on the late night Houston Television Variety show for the arts The After Party with Ernie Manouse and two appearnces with commentator Eric Ladau on KUHF's 88.7 FM (Houston's NPR affiliate). She also works as a studio session vocalist in every genre for many professional Houston Recording Studios.
She is currently playing regularly at Sambuca Jazz Cafe, Solea, The Rainbow Lodge, Kirby's, Hotel Sorella, Bistro Alex, Cezanne & The 18th Cocktail Bar. She has also had steady performance engagements at The Boom Boom Room, Timpano, The Magnolia Hotel, Ouisie's Table, Eddie V's, Tommy's, Louie's, O'Rourke's, The Tasting Room - River Oaks, The Tasting Room - Uptown Park, Downing Street Pub, Hotel Icon, Hotel Zaza & Kirby's.
Her vocals are influenced by artists of many genres including but not limited to Tony Bennett, Jane Monheit, Michael Buble, Nancy LaMott, Ella Fitzgerald, Eva Cassidy, Kurt Elling, Sarah Vaughan, KD Lang, Karen Carpenter, Anne Murry, Nancy Wilson, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight & many others.
Tianna has four recordings under her belt: 2007's - Tianna Hall & The Mexico City Jazz Trio - Lost In The Stars, 2010's - Tianna Hall & Danny McKnight - Ballads & Bossas & her 3rd album released on Blue Bamboo Music in 2011 - Tianna Hall - Never Let Me Go.. and her 4th album, Two For The Road (another collaboration with the Mexico City Jazz Trio) released in August of 2012. Tianna Hall is a voting member of NARAP (The Grammys) and is actively involved in the jazz and recording artist communities.
Tianna is living the good life with her husband of four years, Matt, their toddler boy Alexander and their baby girl Evelyn Rose in her hometown of Houston, Texas