Announcing the winner of The Coffee Music Project NYC 2015

The first ever Coffee Music Project NYC finals took place tonight at the notorious Webster Hall and saw 11 incredibly talented musicians take to the stage for the chance to win first place and leave with $1,500, a free studio recording session and the headline slot to perform at The New York Coffee Festival.


After several weeks of hard work and fantastic musical talent, it all came down to one night at Webster Hall in New York City –the final - with original coffee songs aplenty.


After an incredibly hard deliberation process, the judges announced that the winner was Khaya, with Cal Kehoe and Chloe Gasparini coming in second and third place respectively.


The other talented finalists were:

  • Sierra Noble
  • Hilary Capps
  • Phil Cohen
  • Odane Whilby
  • Alec Chambers
  • Jimmy Nash
  • Nic Hanson
  • Kirsten Izer

Huge congratulations to Khaya who wins $1,500 and a trip to London for the London Coffee Festival (courtesy of Big Talent Group) and to all of the finalists and judges for their hard work and dedication.
Khaya will be performing with her fellow finalists at The New York Coffee Festival (Sept 25-27).


All profits from The Coffee Music Project directly support Project Waterfall, bringing clean water and sanitation to coffee growing communities. Thank you to everyone who has turned up to show their support for this great cause.

Annalyn Kumar