New York City, NY
Classical, Jazz, New Music, World Music
Piano, World Instrument, Voice, Other, Other
2014 Doris Duke Impact Awardee Jen Shyu is an experimental jazz vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and scholar. Having sung-danced in Anthony Braxton’s operas, she has sung with Steve Coleman, Chris Potter, Michael Formanek, among others. Known for specializing in traditional musics in Taiwan, Korea, China, East Timor, Shyu was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in Indonesia (2011-13). Her solo opera directed by Indonesian filmmaker Garin Nugroho will premiere on May 28, 2014, at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY.