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Okkyung Lee

A native of Korea, Okkyung Lee has been developing her own voice in a contemporary cello performance, improvisation and composition. With her solid classical training as a foundation, she incorporates jazz, sounds, Korean traditional music, and noise with extended techniques to create her unique blend of music.

Since moving to New York in 2000, she has performed and recorded with numerous artists such as Laurie Anderson, Carla Bozulich, John Butcher, Nels Cline, Chris Corsano, Axel Dörner, John Edwards, Carlos Giffoni, Vijay Iyer, Urs Leimgruber, Thurston Moore, Ikue Mori, Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris, Evan Parker, Wadada Leo Smith, Tyshawn Sorey, C Spencer Yeh And John Zorn to name a few.

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Albums

Anicca
Anicca
Dancing Wayang
2011
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Noisy Love Songs
Tzadik
2010
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Check For Monsters
Tzadik
2009
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Nihm
Nihm
Tzadik
2005
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