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    Sun Mi Hong

    +Ant Law & Alex Hitchcock

    Thu 17 Nov, 8pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
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    Sun Mi Hong, artist, hiding behind a drum

    Combining a rooted groove with tempered outbursts, drummer Sun Mi Hong is an established name in the Dutch jazz scene.

    Born in Incheon, South Korea, Sun Mi Hong moved to Amsterdam to study at the conservatoire, and released A Self-Strewn Portrait in 2021.

    Her quintet – Alistair Payne (trumpet), Alessandro Fongaro (bass), Sun Mi Hong (drums and composition), Nicolò Ricci (tenor saxophone) and Chaerin Im (piano) – is releasing a new album Third Page: Resonance in November 2022 on Edition Records.

    The opening set comes from jazz duo Ant Law and Alex Hitchcock. Their album Same Moon in the Same World was recorded across multiple continents, with a stellar cast of musicians performing new compositions: vibraphonist Joel Ross, bassists Linda May Han Oh, Ben Williams and Jasper Høiby, and drummers Jeff Ballard, Kendrick Scott, Eric Harland and Sun Mi Hong.

    The album, which takes its name from a line in Haruki Murakami’s 1999 novel Sputnik Sweetheart, documents genuine creativity and connection in a time of unprecedented restriction and atomisation, and is the pair’s most expansive and fully-realised work to date.

    Acclaimed as composers as well as instrumentalists, sharing multiple awards, an Ivor Novello nomination and seven albums as leaders between them, Hitchcock and Law have created a startlingly vivid and mature sound-world, brought to life by a carefully curated selection of the world’s most distinctive and virtuosic improvisors.

    Support act:

    Ant Law & Alex Hitchcock

    Ant Law on the left wearing a t-shirt & Alex Hitchcock o the right wearing a black blazer over a t-shirt.
    Rob Blackham

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    Under-14s must be accompanied by an adult

    Dates & times

    Thu 17 Nov, 8pm

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    • Standard entry£16*
    • Concessions25%**


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