Eugenia Choe

Eugenia Choe, a Korean-American Jazz composer and pianist, is one of the most admired musicians of her generation. Eugenia grew up in South Korea, spent her childhood in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and L.A., where she was a child. She has a unique connection to different cultures. Her unique style of composition has allowed her to improvise. Eugenia studied mathematics and classical piano performance at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign before moving to New York. She also worked with William Heiles who is a well-known pianist, with a special focus on Bach, Chopin and Schumann. Eugenia received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the New School for Jazz in New York. She studied with jazz legends such as Chico Hamilton and Sam Yahel. Under the guidance of Kevin Hays and David Hazeltine, she went on to obtain a master’s in jazz piano from SUNY Purchase. Eugenia is a promising young composer. Her debut album, Magic Light, has received praises. Eugenia is a composer and leader of her trio. She has also been an accompanist, sideman and accompanist in many jazz venues around New York. She is quickly becoming a household name on the music scene. Eugenia just recorded her second trio album, with bassist Danny Weller as well as drummer Alex Wyatt. Eugenia’s debut album, Magic Light, received rave reviews from jazz critics. Verdant Dream is the new album. It features a collection of instrumental compositions that aims to be both sensuous as well as depictive. The album’s title track and the entire album reflect an attempt to bring life and energy to a tumultuous and grey world. From

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