"The Music Autobiography of Jon Jang"

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.

April 09, 2016 at 8:00pm - 9pm
San Francisco Community Music Center
544 Capp St
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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