Date(s) - 11/13/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
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BUY TICKETS | $15-25 Tickets include complimentary wine/beer tasting. This event is a 16+ only engagement.
- 6:30PM Doors Open
- 7:30PM Music Starts
Live jazz every Wednesday evening after work!
Mr Musichead Gallery, in partnership with Los Angeles Jazz Radio Broadcaster and Producer LeRoy Downs and All Music Television Founder/CEO Frederick Smith, Jr. presents a weekly lineup of internationally recognized Jazz artists.
Jazz lovers will enjoy an early evening wine and beer tasting on the back patio, as well as a rotating display of jazz art and photography with special guest performers.
Jen Shyu (“Shyu” pronounced “Shoe” in English, Chinese name: 徐秋雁, Pinyin: Xúqiūyàn) is a groundbreaking, multilingual vocalist, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, 2019 United States Artists Fellow, 2016 Doris Duke Artist, and was voted 2017 Downbeat Critics Poll Rising Star Female Vocalist. Born in Peoria, Illinois, to Taiwanese and East Timorese immigrant parents, Shyu is widely regarded for her virtuosic singing and riveting stage presence, carving out her own beyond-category space in the art world. She has performed with or sung the music of such musical innovators as Nicole Mitchell, Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith, Steve Coleman, Vijay Iyer, Bobby Previte, Chris Potter, Michael Formanek and David Binney. Shyu has performed her own music on prestigious world stages such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rubin Museum of Art, Ojai Festival, Ringling International Arts Festival, Asia Society, Roulette, Blue Note, Bimhuis, Salihara Theater, National Gugak Center, National Theater of Korea and at festivals worldwide.
Her current instruments in performance include: piano, violin, Taiwanese moon lute (2 strings), Chinese er hu (2 strings), Japanese biwa (4 strings), Korean gayageum (12 strings), Korean soribuk (drum), and Korean gong called “ggwaenggwari.”