2015 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Vocals Competition

Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

First Place: Jazzmeia Horn, Texas, USA
Second Place: Veronica Swift, Virginia, USA
Third Place: Vuyolwethu Sotashe, South Africa

Patti Austin
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Freddy Cole
Al Jarreau
Luciana Souza

The 2015 Competition featured the presentation of the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award to Quincy Jones

Photo (l-r): John Burk of Concord Records, Vuyolwethu Sotashe (3rd place), Jazzmeia Horn (1st place), Veronica Swift (2nd place) (photo: Steve Mundinger / Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)