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September 24, 2018

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This 22 year-old Los Angeles based pianist brings her unique brand of Jazz into the Neo-Noir scene on her debut album Crime Zone, coming out on Detroit’s own Mack Avenue Records, Oct. 12th.








She grew up in a musical family environment with both parents being professional classical musicians who encouraged her to start piano lessons at age five.  She was 14 when she became interested in Jazz while at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts where she connected with drummer Bill Wysaske who not only became her mentor but was also her producer on “Crime Zone”.



This multi-talented composer-pianist is comfortable playing standard acoustic piano as well as the electric Fender Rhodes which is inspired by legendary pianists, such as Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea from the fusion era of the 1960s and 1970s.



The new album features Han playing a mix of her own compositions and various choice covers. You’ll be able to witness a new pianist whose part of a group of new generation artists making their mark on the world Jazz scene.



It’s always exciting to discover new and fresh Jazz talent and you’ll have your chance to do so on Saturday, September 29 when Ms. Han brings her music the the Dirty Dog.


She’ll be giving us an advanced taste of the music on her new album roughly two weeks before it’s official release date.  Han is a next generation pianist who draws on many styles and time periods. Her music is both cutting edge and modern as well as Classic and traditional.



For one night only,  Connie Han, will be making a special appearance at The Dirty Dog on Saturday, September 29th in support of her upcoming, new release, Crime Zone, coming out on Mack Avenue Records, Oct. 12th.



Ms. Han will be performing two sets at 6pm and 7:30pm on. For more information call the Dirty Dog Jazz Café at 313-882-5299 or go to



Detroit Public Radio mainstay, Judy Adams, is a pianist, composer and musicologist who hosts a Jazz and contemporary music show on CJAM 99.1FM and guest hosts on WRCJ 90.9FM.



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