One of Five Finalist in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition: The Sassy Awards

Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocalist Competition @ the NJPAC New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocalist Competition @ the NJPAC New Jersey Performing Arts Center

 

Following an intensive search, NJPAC and WBGO will host performances by the five finalists in the sixth annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, founded in 2012 in honor of Newark’s “divine” jazz icon.

Rising vocalists from around the globe compete for the chance to perform in the finals for the competition, also known as “The SASSY Awards.” The only event of its kind, this competition is now open to both male and female jazz singers and gives the winner a platform for embarking on a career in the... (MORE)