Helen Sung At Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem (video)

Helen-SungPianist Helen Sung, one of the rising stars on the jazz scene, was included by Wynton Marsalis in his list “Who’s Got Next: Jazz Musicians to Watch.”

She is in great demand working with artists like Clark Terry, Ron Carter, Steve Turre, and Wayne Shorter among others. Originally from Houston and an award-winning classical pianist before she discovered jazz, Helen is a graduate of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance and a past winner of the Kennedy Center’s Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition. Her most recent release, Anthem For A New Day, is a breakthrough record showcasing her swinging style and funky intellect while seamlessly integrating her jazz and classical backgrounds.

Check out this video of Anthem For A New Day:

John Ellis, tenor saxophone, Helen Sung, piano, Reuben Rogers, bass, and  drums.

Smoke Jazz Club, 2751 Broadway New York, NY, smokejazz.com

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