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Young-Ae Jung: Because I Love You

Read "Because I Love You" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

South Korean singer/composer Young-Ae Jung made her recording debut with her 2013 The Man I Love (Self Produced). On that recording, the singer revealed herself as a more-than-capable composer, whose motifs and archetypes are of the same mature variety. The singer proved the universality of jazz by her incorporation of both English and Korean lyrics in her music. Jung also proved ready to take on the Great American Songbook, resulting in The Man I Love being a wholly enjoyable jazz ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Young-Ae Jung: The Man I Love

Read "The Man I Love" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Korean, Berklee-educated singer Young-Ae Jung has a very specific vision for the jazz she wishes to make. The original pieces are of the same “grown-up" variety, as singer Louis Van-Aarsen populated her fine recording Destiny (Self Produced, 2012). Jung's imagery has completely matured. The standards with which the singer peppers the originals on her début recording The Man I Love meld well in the overall repertoire provided. Jung assembles her band with fellow Berklee graduates and faculty, ...


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