Mina Cho’s Grace Beat Quartet, ‘Beat Mirage’ (International Gugak Jazz Institute) | Review


By Michael Roberts Pianist-composer Mina Cho, a native of Seoul based in Boston, is among the most cerebral of jazz artists, and the ideas behind Beat Mirage suggest deep forethought. Yet, while the new work’s blending of Korean rhythms with robust, emotive jazz invites analysis, it can also be enjoyed simply as a vivid listening

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