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Annie Chen – voice and compositions, Alex Lore – alto saxophone, Isaac Darche – guitar, Sean Wayland – piano, Orlando Le Fleming – bass, Jerad Lippi – drums
Annie Chen, the only one Chinese jazz vocalist and composer in New York jazz scene now. Her sextet incorporates many different types of music into a modern jazz setting, with influences from Chinese traditional, gospel, middle-eastern, latin and even alternative rock music. It features extensive improvisation and strong arrangements to support Annie’s beautiful compositions and her powerful voice.
First album of her group “Pisces the Dreamer” was released in April of 2014. Audiences across the world have already been touched by her fresh and interesting compositions. As part of her CD release tour, the group performed at the Shanghai International Jazz Festival (JZ Festival 2014) as well as festivals in Beijing and Hangzhou. Locally in New York City, they can be found playing at many good jazz venues. The highlight of 2014 for her group was being a part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York, and she became the first Chinese jazz musician who joined this festival.