30 July 2013

Pianist Helen Sung Live At The Blue Note

Performing right now with the Mingus Big Band and with the Ed Jackson Quartet and serving as piano faculty for the UMass-Amherst's Jazz in July Summer Music Program, jazz pianist Helen Sung is hot. Hear for yourself on her album Live At The Blue Note.

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano; Steve Wilson, alto/soprano saxophones; Dwayne Burno, bass; Donald Edwards, drums

From her bio:
An award-winning classical pianist before jazz intervened...,  Houston native Helen Sung is blazing her own path. A Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance graduate, she went on to win the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition and is now enchanting listeners everywhere with an imaginative, modern artistry that thoroughly captivates: her music swings, it's funky, intelligent, and utterly unique.

In addition to her first-rate albums and band, Sung currently appears with fine ensembles including the Mingus Big Band, T.S.Monk, and Terri Lyne Carrington's Grammy-winning Mosaic Project. Take the journey with this rising artist named by Wynton Marsalis as one of his 2011 "Who's Got Next: Jazz Musicians to Watch"!

Music License: © All Rights Reserved
Artist Location: New York, USA
* Sung's website was built by Ben Azzara

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