The Community Music Center in association with Jon Jang Performances presents
"The Autobiography of Jon Jang"
Jon Jang will express “how music got into him” and “how he got into music” through
piano performance and storytelling.
Free Public Music Event. For more info visit: www.sfcmc.org
This faculty concert series at Community Music Center is generously supported by the Shenson Foundation
Photo of Jon Jang by J. Astra Brinkmann
Jon Jang (composer, pianist) became the first Chinese American to compose a symphonic work, The Chinese American Symphony that honors Chinese American history. Jang and James Newton composed When Sorrow Turns to Joy – Songlines:The Spiritual Tributary of Paul Robeson and Mei Lanfang and has recorded with Newton, as well as with David Murray and Max Roach. Jang toured with Max Roach in United States and Europe including the Royal Festival Hall in London. Jang has taught at Stanford University and was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr.Cesar Chavez Rosa Parks Visiting Professor recognition at the University of Michigan.
544 Capp St
San Francisco, CA 94110
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