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Jinjoo Yoo, Wayne Wilkinson, Chris Hodgkins & Alison Rayner

Wednesday 22 May 2019 8.30pm Churston Golf Club

Buy Tickets £10 adv £12 door. No booking charges

Hailing from Seoul, South Korea, Jinjoo currently resides in New York and collaborates with many varied projects. As a leader and a solo performer, Jinjoo has toured internationally including performances in the United States, Italy, Greece, and South Korea. In 2017, she was selected as one of the finalists for the Baku Jazz Competition and semi-finalists for the Virtual 7 Club Contest.

Jinjoo recently released her Debut Album (Gut String Records, 2018) as a leader, where she presented her sophisticated yet gutsy playing. This album features two phenomenal jazz artists: Neal Miner, one of the most sought-after bassists in New York Jazz Scene, and the legendary drummer Jimmy Wormworth who has a long history and playing credentials with a host of historic jazz figures. With this Trio album, Jinjoo recently finished her CD release tour in Greece and Italy successfully. In New York, she held a CD Release Show at Rockwood Music Hall with original members of her album.

Jinjoo has performed at prestigious venues in New York such as National Sawdust, Rockwood Music Hall, Shapeshifter Lab, LeFrak Concert Hall, Swing 46, Nublu, Russian Samovar, Caffe Vivaldi, Club Bonafide, Tomi Jazz, Italytime, Shrine, and Silvana to name a few. In Europe(Greece/Italy/Spain), Jinjoo has performed at Afrikana Jazz Club(Athens), Jazz
Point(Athens), Almagesti Cafe(Athens), Spiti Art Bar(Athens), Zita-p 87 Theater(Athens), Club GROOVE: Promoted by Pozzuoli Jazz Festival(Naples), Jazz Club NEVER MIND(Naples), El Plaza Jazz Club(Madrid), and Marula Cafe(Barcelona).

Musicians Jinjoo shared a stage with include Jimmy Wormworth, Neal Miner, Dennis Mackrel, Antoinette Montague, Jon B. Roche, Marco Panascia, Dwayne Clemons, Murray Wall, Anna
Kolchina, Jim Fryer, Gloria Maurel, and many more.

Jinjoo can be often seen performing as aleader or sideman around the New York City. Her group regularly performs with various settings including Duo, Trio, Quartet, and Quintet.