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Sun-Mi Hong Quartet

Part of K-Music Festival 2023

Sun-Mi Hong + Hyelim Kim

Acclaimed drummer Sun-Mi Hong returns for this year's K-Music festival with an extraordinary quartet comprising of jazz vocalist Song Yi Jeon, pianist Gee Hye Lee and daegeum player Hyelim Kim.

A collaboration between improvisation and traditional Korean music, this performance marks the first time these four accomplished improvisers, active in various parts of Europe, will come together to showcase their vibrant fusion of jazz and Korean music.

With a quartet comprising of Amsterdam-based Sun Mi Hong; Basel-based jazz vocalist and composer Song Yi Jeon; pianist Gee Hye Lee and London-based composer and daegum soloist Hyelim Kim, prepare to be enchanted by the harmonious interplay of these exceptional musicians as they create a tapestry of captivating melodies and rhythms that transcend boundaries and celebrate the rich diversity of musical expression.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

The end time for this concert will be added here closer to the performance date. 

Korean Cultural Centre UK produced by Serious


Sun Mi Hong drums

Hyelim Kim daegum

Song Yi Jeon vocals

Gee Hye Lee keys


‘Formally precise, but not at the expense of spontaneous wildness‘
‘Flickering energy. But they never lose forward motion‘
National Public Radio
‘Especially as the percussionist doesn't hesitate to give her instrument every possible colour‘
Citizen Jazz

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