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Piano Jazz Series: Jihee Heo

May 23 | Tue |
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“Pianist Jihee Heo has a beautiful legato touch that builds on sturdy lyricism and lustrous harmonies but her work also is filled with delicate, detailed figures.” — Downbeat

Don't miss your chance to experience the enchanting music of acclaimed jazz pianist Jihee Heo and her trio! On Tuesday, May 23, the trio will be performing live at the Zinc Bar, featuring bassist Jason Maximo Clotter and drummer Joe Farnsworth.

New York-based jazz pianist and composer Jihee Heo hails from Incheon, South Korea, and has taken the jazz scene by storm.

Jihee has graced the stages of some of the most prestigious festivals and venues, including The Washington D.C. Jazz Festival, Leverkusen Jazz Festival, and National Sawdust, among many others. Her performances have left audiences breathless with her dynamic playing and innovative compositions.

In 2015, Jihee released her nonet album "Passion", which showcased her unique artistic voice in a large ensemble format. Critics raved about the soaring compositions and bold arrangements, with The New York City Jazz Record, MM Jazz Korea, and Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum all offering critical acclaim.

And if that wasn't impressive enough, Jihee released her first trio album "Are You Ready?" in November 2020, featuring drummer Rodney Green and bass player Marty Kenney. This incredible album has been featured in numerous magazines, including Downbeat Magazine, All About Jazz, and Jazz at Lincoln Center's monthly jazz album roundup.

Jihee's musical prowess is no accident - she holds a master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a bachelor's degree from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. With her impressive background and incredible talent, it's no wonder Jihee Heo is making waves in the jazz world!

Showtimes are at 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm. Get your tickets now, available for $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Don't miss out on this magical evening of jazz piano! For more info, visit

Venue: Zinc

82 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012, United States Map