October 11th, 2022 9:30pm Stage 3
Dabin Ryu is an award winning Jazz pianist from Seoul, South Korea. She has performed with world renowned artists such as Neal Smith, Rodney Jones, Kurt Elling, and Carl Allen. Dabin has performed at Smalls Jazz Club, Zinc Bar, Dizzy’s Club, Scullers, Harlem Stage, Berklee Performance Center, and many others. As a bandleader, notable performances include a 2019 international tour in South Korea and a performance at the Jazz Gallery in April 2022.
In 2021 Dabin released her debut album, Wall, which she produced, composed, and arranged. Wall features ten original compositions that settle within the jazz tradition, yet refuse the fall into convention. The compositions are stylistically diverse - ranging from Through Composed to Hard Bop - yet they meld to communicate the strong characteristics of Dabin's artistic vision.
Dabin has a Bachelor's degree from Berklee College of Music and a Masters degree from Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Ralph Peterson, Joanne Brackeen, Kendrick Scott, Buster Williams, Neal Smith, Ted Rosenthal, and Phil Markowitz.