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Jazzmeia Horn Concert
May 1 - May 2
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“Scoo-bee-doo-bop-ow!” Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is making her way to Cincinnati.
If you’ve never been in the presence of a jazz great, now is your opportunity. Mark your calendars for an unforgettable Jazzmeia Horn Cincinnati concert. The honorable jazz vocalist will be performing songs from her new album, alongside jazz standards.
Aronoff Center Parking is available in surrounding garages at various rates. If you park in the Washington Park garage, you will only be one block away from the venue.
About Jazzmeia Horn
Blessed with a fitting name for her chosen path, it was Horn’s jazz-loving, piano-playing grandmother who chose “Jazzmeia”. Born in Dallas in 1991, she grew up in a tightly knit, church-going family with musical talent. She attended Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts, known for launching such musical greats as Roy Hargrove, Norah Jones, and Erykah Badu. Her education included steering herself to the mentors who would guide her passion for jazz, like Bobby McFerrin, Abbey Lincoln, and Betty Carter.
In 2009, Horn moved to New York City to enroll in The New School’s jazz and contemporary music program. An intense four years of training and performing followed when she met many of the musicians who appear on her recordings, including Gould and Dillard. In 2013, she entered and won a Newark-based contest named for an initial inspiration—the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition. Also, in 2015, she won the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition, the most coveted award a jazz musician can hope to attain.
In the two years since Jazzmeia Horn bowed with her first album, the GRAMMY Award®-nominated A Social Call, she’s been busy on the road, honing her vocal skills to a finely tuned level, writing songs of personal relevance and social message, and perfecting a fearless approach to improvisation and performance in general.