Sunday, March 12, 2017
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself capturing her very essence. Hailing from the great Dallas, Texas, Jazzmeia has already earned a reputation in New York as a Dynamic Musician. With the ambition to pursue a solo career, Jazzmeia entered the New York scene in 2009 and studied at The New School for Jazz and contemporary Music. It wasn’t much later when she began to perform as a side man with musicians Winard Harper, Junior Mance, Billy Harper, Lincoln Center Alumni Vincent Gardner, Delfeayo Marsalis, Mike LeDonne, Peter Bernstein, Johnny O’Neal, Vincent Herring, Kirk Lightsey, Jon Hendricks, Marcus Roberts, Frank Wess, and Ellis Marsalis.
Jazzmeia has appeared in world famous jazz festivals and legendary jazz clubs such as Lenox Lounge, Bill’s Place, The Apollo, The Blue Note, Dizzy’s Jazz Club Coca-Cola, Minton’s Playhouse, The Jazz Standard, Smalls Jazz Club, Zinc, Jazz Gallery, Birdland, and The New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Her accolades include Downbeat Student Music Award’s Recipient 2008, 2009, and Vocal Jazz Soloist Winner 2010, The 2013 Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Program at The Kennedy Center-Washington D.C., The Rising Star Award for the 2012 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Jazz Competition and Winner 2013, Finalist for Mid-Atlantic Jazz Vocal Competition 2014, and The 2015 16th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s Young Lioness Award, and most recently the Prestigious Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition.
Currently, Jazzmeia is a teaching artist in The NJPAC Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens Program, and Jazz In The Schools Program in Newark, New Jersey. She appears in various clubs on the jazz scene nationally and internationally leading her dynamic group “The Artistry of Jazz Horn.” Jazzmeia humbles her life and gift of music before God and says “I am thankful for the opportunity to play music professionally and have a deep desire to uplift the spirit of others in need through my artistry in the spirit of music.”
Event Location and Ticket Information
PJS Jazz Society (at First Presbyterian Church)
199 North Columbus Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Times: 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
- $25 General Admission
Presenter: PJS Jazz Society, Inc.
Presenter Phone: 914-667-0823
Presenter Website: www.pjsjazz.org