Friday / September 13, 2019 / 8 p.m.
She’s arrived. Keeper of the flame of spine-tingling, straight-ahead jazz vocals, sure to join Ella, Abbey, and Betty in the pantheon of greats recognized by a single sobriquet. Blessed with a name that speaks for itself, Jazzmeia Horn leapt from her childhood church choir in Houston directly to New York’s temples of jazz, picking up 2013 Sarah Vaughan and 2015 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition wins along the way. NPR’s Jazz Night in America calls her “a singer of ironclad capability, creative drive, and irrepressible panache;” you’ll call her your favorite new artist.