Thelonious Monk Competition Winners to Perform this Winter
The Next Face of Jazz
BMCC Tribeca PAC is proud to present the talented winners of the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. This year's three finalists, outstanding jazz vocalists, will perform with their own bands.
First Place Winner
Saturday, Feb 20 at 7:30PM;
Vocalist Jazzmeia "Jazz" Horn has earned a reputation as a dynamic musician with a soulful sound. Jazzmeia was awarded both the "Rising Star Award" (2012) and the "First Place Prize" (2013) in the Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition.
Saturday, March 5 at 7:30PM
Jazz vocalist Veronica Swift has two albums as a leader under her belt, in addition to several festival appearances and headlining performances at major clubs such as Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC and Blues Alley in Washington, DC.
Saturday, March 19 at 7:30PM TIX
Young South African jazz vocalist, Vuyo Sotashe, also won first prize at the very first Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Vocal Competition in 2014. More recently, he won the Audience prize award and placed second over-all at the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition in 2015.
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of the Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007
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