Youn Sun Nah

Voyage - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9019-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 90192 7
  • German Release: 24/04/2009
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz

“A wonderfully clear voice, with superb melismatic control and dynamic poise. A welcome new presence on the international jazz scene.”
“Youn Sun Nah’s songs display a vivid aural imagination and a genuine melodic gift.” JAZZWISE

Only digitally available

In our time and age, a jazz singer from Korea may still seem like an exotic concept. But anyone who knows how much effort Asian countries invest in education and promotion also knows about the growing circle of jazz fans in the region. So with notable exceptions it’s astounding that there aren’t more artists from Korea or Japan whose names are on everyone’s lips. However, Youn Sun Nah could change all that, and as the first Korean artist exclusively under contract with ACT, anyone listening to her debut album Voyage (ACT 9019-2) will understand why. Born in 1969 in Seoul, Youn Sun Nah comes from a family of musicians - her father is a conductor and her mother a classical singer. She made her debut in the field of music at the age of 23 but it was not until she turned 26 that she decided to make music her profession. This marked the beg...

line up

Youn Sun Nah – vocals
Ulf Wakenius – guitar
Lars Danielsson – acoustic bass, cello, melodica
Xavier Desandre-Navarre – percussion
Mathias Eick – trumpet

Recording Information

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson, digital 24 bit supermapping, at Nilento Studios, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2 - 4, 2008
Produced by Lars Danielsson
Executive Producer: Jae Jin In (HUB MUSIC.Inc.)