At age 25, Veronica Swift is now being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. Her repertoire is built on the Great American Songbook, plus bebop and vocalese classics. In the fall of 2015, she won second place at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. In 2016 she was asked to perform a concert of her own at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City and she was a guest artist with Michael Feinstein at Jazz atLincoln Center with the Tedd Firth Big Band and Marilyn Maye and Freda Payne. Veronica’s first appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center was at age 11 when she performed at the “Women in Jazz” series at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. “It’s not often you hear one so young interpret the sounds of a seasoned jazz performer and make everything she touches her own,” wrote a reviewer for “Variety.” “That’s Veronica Swift.” The vocalist is “an adept lyrical interpreter” who puts on “a master class on space and dynamics,” according to a “JazzTimes” writer.