Emerging Jazz Icons – Jazzmeia Horn


  • Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 8 - 10 PM

LOCATION: The Woodruff Arts Center - 1280 Peachtree St

EVENT CATEGORY: Concerts & Live Music

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WHAT: The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Public Broadcasting Atlanta and The Woodruff Arts Center, will present the inaugural Emerging Jazz Icons series to promote up-and-coming jazz artists and continue to promote the art form that originated in the south. The Emerging Jazz Icons series will continue on January 27, 2018 featuring Jazzmeia Horn.

The concert series will take place at The Woodruff Arts Center's Rich Auditorium, and lead up to the 41st Atlanta Jazz Festival, scheduled for May 25 – 27, 2018.

WHO: Jazzmeia Horn is the winner of the 2015 Thelonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. She appears in various clubs on the jazz scene nationally and internationally leading her dynamic group "The Artistry of Jazz Horn," which includes pianist, bassist, drummer, saxophonist, poet, dancer and herself as vocalist.