George W Russell Jr.
Hey Rim JeonPiano and Keyboard
Ever since she began publicly performing in Korea at the age of nine, pianist and composer, Hey Rim Jeon, has outstanding musical talents that have led to significant recognition in the international jazz community. Described as a “brilliant pianist” bylegendary saxophonist Benny Golson, Ms. Jeon has been featured on NBC’s “Weekend Today in New York”, and KBN, Korea’s National TV network channel. As a leader of her own band, Hey Rim Jeon & Friends, she has performed both nationally and internationally. Her album, “Mona Lisa Puzzle”, has been described as an “intense, intelligent statement…” by Bill Milkowski of Jazz Times, won the Best Jazz Album category in the 2009 New England Urban Music Awards, and reached CD Baby’s Top 10 Modern Creative Jazz Albums list. As a recipient of Berklee’s
prestigious Mentorship Award in 2021, Ms. Jeon has been serving as an Associate Professor in the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music since 2010.