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Born in Peoria, Illinois, USA, from Taiwanese and East Timorese immigrant parents, 2016 Doris Duke Artist Jen Shyu (Chinese name: 徐秋雁) is an experimental jazz vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, producer, and Fulbright scholar. Known mostly for her virtuosic singing with saxophonist and 2014 MacArthur Genius Fellow Steve Coleman since 2003 and having collaborated with innovators Anthony Braxton, Bobby Previte, Chris Potter, Michael Formanek, and David Binney to name a few, she has performed her own music around the world in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rubin Museum of Art, Ringling International Arts Festival, Asia Society, Roulette, Blue Note, Bimhuis, Salihara Theater, National Gugak Center, and National Theater of Korea and festivals around the world. A Stanford University graduate in opera with classical violin and ballet training, Jen had already won many piano competitions and played the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No
By Lucian Ban
Label: Sunnyside Records
Track listing: Prelude; Tirésias et Laïos; Helas! Terre lamentable...; Interlude I; Adonis couché sur la pourpre et l'or; Le berger; Hécate, Hécate; Oui suis-je? Le Corbeau crie...; Interlude II; Le crime, mort de Laïos; El est un breuvage; La Sphynge; Couronnement et chute; Je mourrai dans la lumière.
by Ken Franckling
Current events impacted the jazz world in significant ways throughout 2022. In its third year, the coronavirus pandemic continued to lurk in some settings, while others recovered in robust fashion. Russia's war on Ukraine was felt by musicians and triggered an outpouring of support for its victims. Initiatives to ensure greater equity in jazz advanced. The ...
By Jen Shyu
Label: Pi Recordings
Track listing: 1. Living's a Gift | Part 1: Springtime; Living's a Gift | Part 2: Everything for Granted; Living's a Gift | Part 3: My Unsolved Regrets; Living's a Gift | Part 4: Joyful; Lament for Breonna Taylor; The Human Color; A Cure for the Heart's Longing; Body of Tears; When I Have Power; Finally She Emerges; Display Under the Moon; Father Slipped Into Eternal Dream; With Eyes Closed You See All; Life As You Envision.
by Hrayr Attarian
The year 2021 started full of hope yet it did not live up to its promises. Musically, however, it saw the release of several outstanding recordings. Below are a dozen that helped kept me sane and grounded throughout the year. Featured are the two mammoth and stimulating boxsets from saxophonist and improviser par excellence ...
by John Chacona
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 Taube Atrium Theater Other Minds Festival San Francisco, CA October 14, 2021 When the organizers of jny: San Francisco's Other Minds Festival chose Moment's Notice as the name of its 25th edition, it might have been with the ...
by Hrayr Attarian
Calling vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jen Shyu brilliant, and her style unique, underestimates both her ingenuity as a composer and the distinctiveness of her oeuvre. Shyu has forged her own path in creative music with an intrepid spirit and restless innovation. Her eighth release as a leader is the intensely personal Zero Grasses: Ritual For The Losses. ...
by Maurice Hogue
There's a definite international tilt to this episode, with samplings of new releases by artists from France (Stéphane Payen and the Jazz Station Big Band & The Workshop), Germany (Dejan Terzic and Tru Cargo Service, Switzerland) Zurich Jazz Orchestra featuring Steffen Schorn and the quartet Woodoism), England's Ferg Ireland, and South Korean pianist Yunseon Yi's trio. ...
by Maurice Hogue
Like Haitian-drums? Drummer Ches Smith does and he taps into the Voudo rhythm and spirit of Haiti on his new Path Of Seven Colors. Like Bob Dylan's music? The German quartet Absolutely Sweet Marie tackles nothing but; their third volume, Wherever You Roam, is just out and there are a some tunes from that featured. What ...
by Dave Kaufman
In North America, there are over 100 annual jazz festivals. Only a small number of these festivals are devoted to the avant-garde, adventurous, and freely improvised music. The Vision Festival in jny: New York City is perhaps the best known festival with its celebration of improvised music, dance, and poetry. There are a few others that ...