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Elizabeth Bishop ‘The Fish’ VS Helen Sung ‘Look Ma One Hand’

I caught a tremendous fishand held him beside the boathalf out of water, with my hookfast in a corner of his mouth.He didn’t fight.He hadn’t fought at all.He hung a grunting weight,battered and venerableand homely. Here and therehis brown skin … Continue reading

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TK: ‘Helen Sung ‘In Walked Bud’ VS Connie Han ‘If I Should Lose You’ ‘

Here’s a hint to where this is going: although I had noticed her name in the picks of the week in the Friday Times, and that she was on Sunnyside, I did not start to follow jazz pianist Helen Sung … Continue reading

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Joyce YuJean Lee vs Helen Sung

  I think I’m still the only person on the Internet who is trying to compare the visual artist Joyce Yu Jean Lee with the pianist Helen Sung: they’re cousins.

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Looking up the skirts

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Nikki Glaser is funny looking: Nikki Glaser is not in Kansas anymore. I’m here all week. No, I’m here for another hour (2hr parking). Try the fish ( meanwhile, I’m at Mario’s Bohemian Cigar Store having eggplants.

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Sung Terry

Helen Sung, among glad tidings, also sends respect for master trumpet player Clark Terry, who passed away last month at 94. All Music Guide lists him with 2,827 credits and 144 as a leader discography. Among the long list of … Continue reading

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My jazz treatise stands at 24,776 words

My jazz treatise stands at 24,776 words. I bought the book on Thelonious Monk by Robin D.G. Kelley because it mentions Danny Scher and the concert he presented on October 27, 1968; she has his yearbook, the Madrono as a … Continue reading

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Helen Sung West Coast October window

The lovely and talented composer and pianist Helen Sung, from Brooklyn and Houston but friend and cousin of Chilombicans worldwide will grace us on the West Coast for a too-scant five day window next month, October 4 thru October 7, … Continue reading

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Helen Sung anthem for a new day

Or Introducing Thelonious Helen Yu-Nguyen Fajardo Helen Sung anthem for a new day, is a cd released in February on Concord, her major label debut, her sixth cd as a leader. She came thru the 650 in February, to Pete … Continue reading

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Genes of geniuses: cousins Helen Sung and Joyce Yu-Jean Lee

A little birdie tipped me off to these two women on the rise in their respective artistic fields, Helen Sung, of New York by way of Houston and Austin, a piano player who has recorded for Sunnyside and Steeplechase, and … Continue reading

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Superchunk meets Richard Serra

Although I labeled it THIS IS REAL and THIS IS NOT A PRANK,  I doubt the letter I sent to Mac MacCaughan at Merge Records in Chapel Hill, North Carolina will merit serious consideration. I noticed that the found object … Continue reading

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