The 2018 Jazz Port Townsend Workshop faculty is shaping up nicely, and we are particularly excited to welcome vocalist Jazzmeia Horn to Centrum.
Jazzmeia Horn won the 2015 Thelonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and the2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition.
Hailing from Dallas, TX she moved to New York in 2009 and earned her degree at The New School for Jazz and contemporary Music . Soon she began to perform as a sideman 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, Frank Wess, and Ellis Marsalis.
Jazzmeia has appeared in jazz festivals and clubs such as the Lenox Lounge, Bill’s Place, The Apollo, The Blue Note, Dizzy’s Jazz Club CocaCola, Minton’s, The Jazz Standard, Smalls Jazz Club, Zinc, Jazz Gallery and Birdland. Her accolades include Downbeat Student Music Award Recipient 2008, 2009, and Best Vocal Jazz Soloist Winner 2010.