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Jen Shyu

Jen Shyu
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Jen Shyu ( 徐秋雁, born March 28, 1978 in Peoria, Illinois) is an American singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Classically trained in piano, violin, and ballet, she is also known for her use of erhu, gat kim (moon lute), gayageum (Korean zither), and other instruments. Her work spans multiple genres, notably avant-garde and jazz.
Photo by Steven Schreiber
Website
http://jenshyu.com
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Releases on file (6)
Bobby Previte — Rhapsody Bobby Previte — Rhapsody
(RareNoise RNR090, 2018, CD)
Jen Shyu — Song of Silver Geese Jen Shyu — Song of Silver Geese
(Pi Recordings PI72, 2017, CD)
Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue — Sounds and Cries of the World Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue — Sounds and Cries of the World
(Pi Recordings PI61, 2015, CD)
Linda Oh — Initial Here Linda Oh — Initial Here
(Greenleaf GRE-1024, 2012, CD)
Positive Catastrophe — Garabatos Volume One Positive Catastrophe — Garabatos Volume One
(Cuneiform Rune 286, 2009, CD)
Jen Shyu — Jade Tongue Jen Shyu — Jade Tongue
(Bandcamp ANA2008CD, 2009, CD / DL)

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