Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
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Fri June 20, 2014

Helen Sung On Piano Jazz

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Pianist Helen Sung is a dazzling and passionate player originally from Houston, Texas. A graduate of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, she has played with such luminaries as Clark Terry and Wynton Marsalis.

Sung appeared on Piano Jazz on the heels of her 2006 release, Helenistique. In this episode, Sung demonstrates her compositional skills with her tune "Hope Springs Eternally" and joins host Marian McPartland on "Someday My Prince will Come."

Originally recorded Aug. 8, 2006.

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