South Korean modern jazz singer and composer Song Yi Jeon is known for her hypnotic voice that is likened to a malleable wordless instrument, as well as for her incomparable improvisations. She studied classical composition at the University of Music and Fine Art in Graz, Austria, and jazz vocals at the Academy of Music in Basel,
Switzerland, and Boston’s Berklee College of Music in the US where she developed her unique sound. At Berklee, she was the inaugural Quincy Jones CJ&E fellow and was also awarded the Billboard Endowed Award. Among the many clubs and festivals where
the Song Yi Jeon Quintet has performed is New York’s famous Blue Note. Song Yi Jeon released her mini-album Straight with her Quintet in 2015, followed by her debut album Movement of Lives in 2018. Most recently, in November 2022, Jeon released the duo album Home with guitarist Vinicius Gomes on Dave Douglas' Greenleaf Music label. Song Yi is the 2023 – 2024 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative protégée to Ms Dianne Reeves.
USA, Brazil, Switzerland, Korea
Song Yi Jeon - voice
Vinicius Gomes - guitar
previous album//Movement of Lives (2018)
previous album//Straight (2015)