Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Sunday, December 31
“Horn is among the most exciting young vocalists in jazz, with a proud traditionalism
that keeps her tightly linked to the sound of classic figures like Nancy Wilson and Betty
Carter, but a vivacity of spirit and conviction that places her firmly in the present.” (New
Swing in the New Year with Jazzmeia Horn! With a name
that speaks for itself, the mesmerizing vocalist transports audiences to a bygone era of
elegance and improvisation. Get ready for a night of fiery music with Jazzmeia and her
sensational big band.
Garnering praise from critics and fans alike, Jazzmeia Horn’s
first big-band project Dear Love is nominated for the Best Large Jazz
Ensemble Album Grammy Award®. Horn is a graduate of the Kennedy Center’s Betty Carter’s
Jazz Ahead program and the illustrious winner of the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International
Jazz Vocal Competition, the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal Competition, and
countless other awards and accolades.