In the Green Room
A Concert Layering Legacies of Women in Jazz
Harnessing the power of music and storytelling, this group of acclaimed artists draws upon their own personal stories as well as those of important women in jazz, to reclaim and amplify their legacies. The weaving of these extraordinary stories creates an intimate portal into the living histories passed down through music and relationships across generations.Concert followed by reception.
Concept and composition: Jen Shyu and Sumi Tonooka
Jen Shyu – vocals, Taiwanese moon lute, Japanese biwa, Korean gayageum
Sumi Tonooka – piano
Terri Lyne Carrington – drums
Linda May Han Oh – bass