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Sarah Vaughan Jazz Vocal Competition Now Open to Applicants

The five finalists will be announced on Oct. 15

Laurin Talese performs during the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition finals
Laurin Talese performs during the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition finals, Nov. 18, 2018 (photo: Anthony Alvarez)

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has announced that the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, a.k.a. the SASSY Awards, is open to applicants.

Vocalists of all genders 16 and up are encouraged to enter the competition by submitting recordings of at least three songs online, where the public can vote for its favorite singers.

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