Past Event

Helen Sung - JazzPlasticity

November 18, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Dear Mama Coffee, 3227 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Helen Sung and her jazz quintet will debut work inspired by her artist residency at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute. The session will include an interview by Claudia Dreifus of The New York Times on Sung's experience at the intersection of art and science.

Based in New York City, Sung has worked with such jazz luminaries as the late Clark Terry, Ron Carter, Wayne Shorter, Wynton Marsalis (who named her as one of his “Who’s Got Next: Jazz Musicians to Watch”), MacArthur Fellow Regina Carter, and ensembles including the Mingus Big Band, Lea Delaria’s House of David Project, and Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project.

Registration is strongly encouraged. $5 in advance  | $10 at the door (credit/debit card, only. No cash or checks.)

Students free with ID, but reservation recommend to expedite entry. Student ID required at check-in.

About the Artist-in-Residence Program at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute
Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute is committed to creating a dynamic and exciting environment for the exploration of the mind and brain. Advances in a field as wide as brain science necessitate an approach that transcends disciplines and boundaries. To foster a connection between music and sciences, Columbia's Zuckerman Institute has established the Jazz Artist-in-Residence program. This program sponsors musical artists for a period of engagement, inspiration and discovery at the Institute. The inaugural Jazz Artist-in-Residence was generously supported by Alan Kanzer.