Jihee Heo Trio

Wednesday, October 11


Born in Incheon, South Korea, Jihee Heo is a New York-based jazz pianist and composer. She has performed at acclaimed festivals and venues and her nonet album “Passion” was released in 2015, offering a dynamic platform for her to fully express her artistic voice in a large ensemble In 2020, she released her first trio album “Are You Ready?” with drummer Rodney Green, bass player Marty Kenney through OA2 Records. it has been featured on many magazines such as Downbeat Magazine, All About Jazz, France Musique, MM Jazz Korea, Jazz at Lincoln center’s monthly jazz album roundup and New York City Jazz Record etc.

Heo holds a master degree from Manhattan School of Music and a bachelor degree from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

“Pianist Jihee Heo has a beautiful legato touch that builds on sturdy lyricism and lustrous harmonies but her work also is filled with delicate, detailed figures”-Downbeat