Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Jazzmeia Horn has a name that captures her very essence. Jazzmeia earned her degree at The New School for Jazz and contemporary Music and soon after began performing alongside musicians including Winard Harper, Junior Mance, Billy Harper, Lincoln Center alumni Vincent Gardner, Delfeayo Marsalis, Mike LeDonne, Peter Bernstein, Johnny O’Neal, Vincent Herring, Kirk Lightsey, Frank Wess, and Ellis Marsalis. Having performed extensively both nationally and internationally, her accolades include DownBeat Student Music Award Recipient 2008 and 2009, and Best Vocal Jazz Soloist Winner 2010; The Rising Star Award for the 2012 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Jazz Competition; finalist for MidAtlantic Jazz Vocal Competition 2014; and The 2015 Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s Young Lioness Award. Currently, Jazzmeia is a teaching artist in The NJPAC Well’s Fargo Jazz for Teens Program and Jazz In The Schools Program in Newark, New Jersey.
Bio Sep 2018