New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), 1 Center St, Newark, United States
Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
The divine Sarah Vaughan - Newark's greatest musical gift to the world - got her start as the winner of a talent contest. Now, NJPAC honors her legacy every year with the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. For this special 10th anniversary of "The SASSY Awards," jazz greats Christian McBride and Dianne Reeves will co-host and perform. This event offers outstanding jazz singers a one-of-a-kind platform for embarking on a career in the music business. Gifted young contestants from around the world are evaluated on vocal quality, musicality, technique, performance, individuality, artistic interpretation and ability to swing. The winner receives a $5,000 cash prize. 2021 Competition Judges: - Jazzmeia Horn: GRAMMY® nominee & winner of the 2013 Sassy Award - Sheila Jordan: Singer, songwriter and NEA Jazz Master - John Pizzarelli: Jazz guitarist, singer, songwriter and bandleader - Steve Williams: President and CEO of WBGO
Sale Dates and Times:
Public Onsale : Fri, 25 Jun 2021 at 10:00 AM
Donor/Member Pre-sale : Wed, 23 Jun 2021 at 10:00 AM
About The Host: NJPAC is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day.
Website Link: http://www.njpac.org
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