SUNHYUN YOO BIO
Sunhyun Yoo is a Korean jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. He was the grand finalist of the Jarrasum International Jazz Competition. He has performed with the giants in jazz such as Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, Randy Weston, Joe Lovano, Alex Spiagin, Dave Pietro to name a few. In 2019, he released his debut album as a leader entitled "Meanings" consisting of Grammy award-winning trumpet Michael Rodriguez, Letter One award-winning vibraphonist Sasha Berliner, drummer JK Kim, bassist Hwansu Kang, and pianist Guy Moskovich. Currently, Sun is the saxophonist of Neo-soul band "Mongaif", and the alto saxophonist of "NYJW saxophone quartet," while leading his own group.
From a young age, Sun was singing, performing, and playing a classical clarinet. Throughout the course of their musical career, Sun has won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life; performing at a variety of venues, making loads of public appearances, all the while recording new music. Learn more by exploring the site, and feel free to get in touch with any of your comments and questions.