Jo-Yu Chen is the first Taiwanese jazz artist in the world with full international launch on a multinational label. On Thursday March 5th she will have a concert at Bærum Kulturhus, Claude Monét allé 27 at Sandvika outside Oslo. She began her piano lessons at home in Taiwan as 5 years old and in addition to piano keys she also got a close relationship with oboe.In adulthood she went to New York and renowned Juilliard University for further studies, all the time it was about classical music. Arriving at New York she opened her ears for another term, namely jazz.
She has gone into the acclaimed series to Steinway Artists ( http://eu.steinway.com/en), and in July 2014 she played among others at the prestigious Blue Note Jazz Club in New York. Arthur Hnatek on drums and Chris Tordini on bass are members of her trio.
Jo-yu Chen is an unique musician with both exciting and original music. She is predicted a brilliant career. You may read more on her website http://www.joyuchen.com/about.php or listen to her music on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyQ1ArJ_ENY
She became Sony Music Artist and also just signed a booking contract with Sony Music Norway for Scandinavian countries. “Hopefully will perform in Nordic Countries more often in the future said to Norway News!!”