JC QUINTET Live at the Cabaret
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7PM
Drapkin Cabaret & Lounge at BergenPAC
Joo Chan Im (JC), a current member of New York Korean Jazz Orchestra, is an active drummer/composer in New York, Washington D.C., and Korea. He has performed various types of music including American and Korean pop, funk, and R&B music in numerous clubs both in NYC and Korea. JC moved to Maryland in 2003 from South Korea, and started his career in Washington and Virginia playing with many smooth jazz style musicians. JC moved to New York to pursue undergraduate degree at the New School “Jazz and Contemporary Music” department, and also completed his Master of Music in Jazz Studies at Queens College.
JC is well-known for his flawless drum technique. His musicality stands out among his peers for his ability to compose. Before moving to the U.S., JC formed a band named the “3Kings” whose video went viral among Korean drummers. Subsequently, JC became the drummer for various Korean artists such as Kim Bum Soo, Lee Moon Sae, Byun Jin Sub, Jang Yoon Jung, Nam Jin, Song Young Joo, Park Juwon just to name a few. JC also received the honor of performing at the prestigious Blue Note Jazz Festival in NYC and JZ Music Festival held in Shanghai, China.
For bergenPAC’s first Live at the Cabaret show, the JC Quintet will be performing standard jazz and pop numbers plus JC’s own compositions.
- JC Im – Band Leader/Drummer/Composer
- Lukas Pfiel – Tenor Saxophone
- So Young Park – Vocals/Piano
- Jun Beom Kim – E. guitar
- Dustin Kiselbach – Bass
LIVE AT THE CABARET PERFORMANCES ARE GENERAL ADMISSION AND TAKE PLACE IN OUR DRAPKIN CABARET & LOUNGE. ENTRANCE TO THE CABARET CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH BERGENPAC'S LOBBY.
EVENT TIMES: March 18, 2015 7:00 PM