Helen Sung

Helen Sung


Live Events

Live Streams

January 14, 2022
Helen Sung presents Quartet+ with guest violinist Sara Caswell, 2022 Winter Jazzfest Virtual Marathon Night I

September 17, 2021 Quartet+ EPK and official release date on Sunnyside Records

June 26, 2021 2021 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival presents BOUNCIN’ WITH BUD: HELEN SUNG, STEVE SMITH, LONNIE PLAXICO, International Stream (10:30pm PT)

NPR Jazz Night in America presents Helen Sung Quartet's March 11, 2021, #livefromdizzys (Jazz at Lincoln Center) Live Stream



MARCH 2023

Mar 8-10 Helen Sung, Visiting Faculty Residency at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA

Mar 11 Helen Sung presents "The Jazz Rhythm Section: Exploring Your Role," a virtual masterclass for Jazz Video Lessons, Planet Earth

Mar 16-17 Helen Sung, Visiting Artist Residency at Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

Mar 22  Helen Sung, Visiting Artist Masterclass at The Juilliard School, NYC

             Helen Sung & Neuroscientist Dr. Michael Shadlen present Let the Music Flow, Arts & Minds "Rhythm & Reason" series
             (virtual edition), Zuckerman Institute, Harlem, NYC

Mar 24 Helen Sung, Guest Faculty Online Masterclass for OpenStudio.com, Planet Earth

Mar 27-31 Helen Sung, Artist Residency, Mead-Witter Music School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

APRIL 2023

Apr 1 w/Mingus Dynasty band celebrating Sue Mingus, 2023 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy, NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert, the Kennedy Center, Washington DC

Apr 12 Helen Sung presents BIg, Band, & Beyond at Dizzy's Club Jazz at Lincoln Center, Time Warner Building (5th floor), NYC

Apr 13 Christine Jensen & Helen Sung at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, in connection with the exhibition Parall(elles): A History of Women in Design, Bourgie Hall, Montreal, CANADA

Apr 14 w/Mingus@100: Mingus Dynasty Quintet at the Library of Congress, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, Washington, DC

Apr 18-20 Helen Sung, Visiting Faculty Residency at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA

Apr 20 Helen Sung w/RJAM: SIDE-BY-SIDE at SFJAZZ, Joe Henderson Lab, San Francisco, CA

Apr 22-23 Helen Sung at Word of [South]: A Festival of Literature & Music, Cascades Park, Tallahassee, FL

Apr 27-28 Helen Sung, Visiting Faculty Residency at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA


Past Shows


Feb 7 w/vocalist Carolyn Leonhart, About The Swing School Concert Series, NYC

Feb 9-10 Helen Sung, Visiting Faculty Residency at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA

Feb 14 w/LEA Delaria's Annual Valentine's Day show at Joe's Pub, NYC

Feb 15 Helen Sung Masterclass, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA

Feb 16 NEC Chamber Singers and Symphonic Winds: Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert with special guests Helen Sung and vocalist Patrice Williamson, Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA

Feb 18 w/Mingus Dynasty and Ensemble Coaching for 2023 Mingus Fest, Arnhold Hall, The New School of Jazz, NYC

Feb 18 Lost Jazz Shrines: Celebrating Boomers / Remembering Cedar Walton – featuring the Helen Sung Quartet (w/Jaleel Shaw, sax; Reuben Rogers, bass; Kendrick Scott, drums), BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC

Feb 19 Competition Judge (Combo Category) for 2023 Mingus Fest, Tishman Auditorium, The New School of Jazz, NYC

            w/Mingus Big Band at Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NYC

Feb 24-25 w/Cecile McLorin Salvant's Ogresse at The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN


Jan 7 Helen Sung, featured guest w/Western Michigan University's Jazz Orchestra at the 2023 JEN National Conference, Omni Orlando Resort, Orlando, FL

Jan 12 Helen Sung, pianist for New Standards Live at Winter Jazzfest 2023, City Winery, NYC

Jan 22 Helen Sung, pianist for Jazz on the Mountain Festival: Parlor Games, Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY

Jan 23 Helen Sung + Scott Robinson + Martin Wind TRIO at Jazz on the Mountain Festival, Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY

Jan 26 Helen Sung Quartet (featuring Steve Wilson, sax; Vicente Archer, bass; Kendrick Scott, drums) presents Portraits in Jazz -- Peggy Rockefeller Concert Series at Rockefeller University, Caspary Auditorium, NYC

Jan 31 w/Chris Washburne Quartet (private event: Jazz & Leadership), Feinstein's/54 Below, NYC


Latest Release:
Helen Sung Quartet With The Special Guests Harlem Quartet

Helen Sung Quartet With The Special Guests Harlem Quartet

Releases as Leader:

Helen Sung with Marquis Hill, Everybody's Waltz
Sung with Words
Anthem for a New Day
Going Express
Sung Bird

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