TC alum plays Cornelia Street Cafe, April 12th

7 Apr

Ed.D. alum Jo-Yu Chen plays Cornelia Street Cafe this SundayApril 12th, featuring Ben Monder (guitar), Thomas Morgan (bass), and Tyshawn Sorey (drums). Showtime: 8:30 PM. Click to reserve tickets here.

joyuJo-Yu Chen’s third album, “Stranger” featuring guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel, has been released internationally on Okeh Records with Sony Music in 2014. She is the first Taiwanese jazz artist to be signed to a major record label, and has also joined the distinguished international roster of Steinway Artists.

A native of Taiwan, New York-based pianist and composer Jo-Yu Chen will present her original compositions from newly released album “Stranger” tonight featuring the great Ben Monder, Thomas Morgan, and Tyshawn Sorey. Chen has been featured in jazz magazines internationally. Her new Album “Stranger” was voted “25 best albums of the year” in French weekly magazine “L’Express”.

“Jo-Yu Chen, with her inspired pianism and her originality—as a tune-smith and an instrumentalist—is poised to rise above the dozens of very talented young players into the ranks of the elite group of piano trio artists.” – Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz

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