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Korean jazz singer Youn Sun Nah to visit Puget Sound

Korean jazz singer Youn Sun Nah to visit Puget Sound

By Andrew Hamlin
Northwest Asian Weekly

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Nah returned to Paris earlier in 2013 for a performance at the Théâtre du Châtelet. (Photo by Chris Jung)

Great jazz singers aren’t supposed to break out kazoos mid-song. Then again, they aren’t supposed to cover songs such as Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt,” Tom Waits’ “Jockey Full Of Bourbon,” or Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” either. However, South Korea-born singer Youn Sun Nah, who plays the Kirkland Performing Arts center on June 24 to promote her new album “Lento,” seems happy with defying expectations. The daughter of two musicians, she never even intended to be a musician. Read the full story

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 26 | 6/22-6/28Comments (0)

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