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March 05, 2014 3:45 PM
Pianist and composer Helen Sung talks with host Eric Felten about how she turned from classical music to jazz – a transition inspired by hearing Harry Connick, Jr. at the keyboard. She takes the stage at Washington’s Blues Alley nightclub with band-mates Alex Pope Norris, Gary Thomas, Boris Kozlov and Rodney Green, to perform music from her new Concord Music Group release, “Anthem for a New Day.”

Beyond Category: Helen Sung

Published March 05, 2014

Pianist and composer Helen Sung talks with host Eric Felten about how she turned from classical music to jazz – a transition inspired by hearing Harry Connick, Jr. at the keyboard. She takes the stage at Washington’s Blues Alley nightclub with band-mates Alex Pope Norris, Gary Thomas, Boris Kozlov and Rodney Green, to perform music from her new Concord Music Group release, “Anthem for a New Day.”

Beyond Category

The great Duke Ellington described the best music as being "beyond category." "Beyond Category with Eric Felten" brings the best of jazz, blues, swing, and more.

Join host Eric Felten in the clubs around Washington D.C. for a behind-the-scenes, intimate conversation with world-class musicians working in jazz and blues. Part interview, part jam session, explore the history, rhythms and sounds of great music.

Your host, a jazz trombonist in his own right, interviews great artists - and sits in to perform with them, taking the audience on an unpredictable musical adventure.

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