Helen Sung
Jazz Pianist/Composer

Complete Discography

Anthem for a New Day (2013)

Concord Records

1. Brother Thelonious 5:37
2. Armando's Rhumba 4:37
3. Hidden 5:48
4. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) 4:10
5. Hope Springs Eternally 5:33
6. Anthem For A New Day 5:43
7. Never Let Me Go 7:18
8. Chaos Theory 5:04
9. Epistrophy 5:30
10. Equipoise 2:16

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano, Fender Rhodes; Seamus Blake, tenor and soprano sax; Ingrid Jensen, trumpet; Reuben Rogers, bass; Obed Calvaire, drums; Samuel Torres, percussion; John Ellis, bass clarinet (track 6); Hand/foot percussion on track 2 by Sung, Calvaire & Torres

Special Guests: Regina Carter, violin (tracks 3, 7); Paquito D'Rivera, clarinet (track 2)

© 2014 Helen Sung under exclusive license to Concord Music Group, Inc.
Recorded by Mike Marciano at Systems 2 Studios
Mixed by Jeremy Loucas at High End Studios
Mastered by Paul Blakemore at CMG Mastering
Photography: Kat Villacorta
Package Design: Albert J. Roman

(re)conception (2011)

Steeplechase Records

1. (re)conception (George Shearing) 5:51
2. I Believe In You (Frank Loesser) 6:46
3. Far From Home (Jerry Bock) 4:43
4. Duplicity (Helen Sung) 7:14
5. C Jam Blues (Duke Ellington) 8:00
6. Wives And Lovers (Burt Bacherach) 5:35
7. Crazy, He Calls Me (Carl Sigman) 7:35
8. Teo (Thelonious Monk) 5:04
9. Everything But You (Duke Ellington) 6:03

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums

© 2011 Steeplechase Productions ApS
Recording: Manfred Knoop, Knoop Studios
Mixing: Nils Winther
Cover Photo: Jason A. Cina
CD Booklet >>

Going Express (2010)

Sunnyside

1. Going Express (8:16)
2. Bitter (4:18)
3. Love For Sale (6:02)
4. Hope Springs Eternally (7:44)
5. In Walked Bud (7:27)
6. Eronel (7:55)
7. Bittersweet (8:47)
8. Lotus Blossom (5:53)

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano; Seamus Blake, tenor & soprano saxophone; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Eric Harland, drums

Bonus material available via iTunes and/or putting the CD into a CD-R drive. Two bonus songs: Duplicity (Helen Sung) and Smile (Charlie Chaplin), and audio liner notes by pianist BIlly Childs.

Sungbird (after Albeniz) (2007)

Sunnyside

1. Prelude 1:50
2. Tango 2:23
3. Preamble 1:12
4. Shall We Tango? 6:28
5. Malaguena Miniatura 2:10
6. Malaguena 3:16
7. Serenata 3:42
8. Sungbird 6:10
9. Capricho Catalan 3:35
10. Capricho American 3:28
11. Free Fusion 5:50
12. Encore: Zortzico 2:27

Personnel: w/Marcus Strickland, tenor & soprano saxophone; Reuben Rogers, bass; Nasheet Waits, drums; Samuel Torres, percussion

Helenistique (2006)

Fresh Sound New Talent

1. H*town 3:03
2. Lover 4:18
3. Sweet & Lovely 6:48
4. Voyage 7:11
5. Willow Weep For Me 4:56
6. Where or When 4:40
7. Black Narcissus 6:05
8. Bye Ya 5:49
9. Cottontail 3:06
10. Carolina Shout (Solo Piano) 3:12
11. Alphabet Street 4:01
12. H*town (Reprise) 2:08

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano; Derrick Hodge, bass; Lewis Nash, drums
Cover photo by misterarmando design

PUSH (2003)

Fresh Sound New Talent

1. Conundrum 4:46
2. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back 5:37
3. On A Clear Day 4:50
4. Push 7:00
5. Beauty For Ashes 5:46
6. The Fourth Maria 6:47
7. Bittersweet 5:31
8. Speak Low 5:01
9. The Waiting Game 5:20
10. Ugly Beauty

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano; Richie Goods, bass; Brian Blade, drums; Marcus Strickland, saxophone; Jeffrey Haynes, percussion
Cover by Robert Morrison

Live at the Blue Note
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Live at the Blue Note


One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Willow Weep For Me (arr.'d by H.Sung)
Fast Forward

Personnel: Helen Sung, piano; Steve Wilson, alto/soprano saxophones; Dwayne Burno, bass; Donald Edwards, drums.



As a Support Player:

Marcus Printup
Lost
(2015)
Greg Tardy
Hope
(2014)
Iris Ornig
No Restrictions
(2012)
Ronnie Cuber
Ronnie
Steeplechase (2011)
Lonnie Plaxico
Ancestral Devotion (2009)
Brother Thelonious Quintet
Brother Thelonious (2009)
Richie Goods & Nuclear Fusion
Live at the Zinc Bar (2008)
Read a Review
Metta Quintet
Subway Songs (2006)
Greg Tardy
The Truth (2005)
Clark Terry & The Young Titans of Jazz
Live at Marian's Jazzroom (2005)
Ester Andujar - Celebrating Cole Porter
Ester Andujar
Celebrating Cole Porter (2005)
Tom McIntosh - With Malice Toward None
Tom McIntosh
With Malice Toward None
IPO Recordings (2004)
Lonnie Plaxico - Melange
Lonnie Plaxico
Melange
Blue Note Records (2001)
Kristin Lomholt
To Bring Him Here
(Pianist & Co-producer, 2000)
Patrice Williamson - My Shining Hour
Patrice Williamson
My Shining Hour
(Pianist & Arranger, 1999)
Thelonious Monk Institute
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at NEC
Volume One (1997)
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