South Korean Jazz Band performance on 02nd March at Nehru Park, Chankyapuri during Delhi International Jazz festiva

Swati Ranjan

Korean Cultural Center India

Cordially invites you to

8th Delhi International Jazz festival


To enjoy the South Korean performance

Chae Ji Hye ‘s Geo-Koo-Ro (Backward) Project

‘Finding today’s solution from the past’

Korean performance Date: Saturday, 02nd March 2019

Time: 06: 30 pm

Venue: Nehru Park, Chankyapuri, New Delhi

Overall event is from 01st March to 03rd March

About Geo-Koo-Ro (Backward) Project

Chae Ji Hye ‘s Geo-Koo-Ro(Go back) Project, is made by pianist and composer Chae Ji Hye in 2017. It is a Korean pop jazz group that plays combined Korean traditional music with Jazz.  The motto of this band is, ‘Finding today’s solution from the past’, which means as Geo-Koo-Ro in Korean. In April of 2018, the first regular album <GO BACK> was released.

Korean original musical sources are melted down with various music such as Latin, funk. The title song of this album is about nostalgia of childhood. Including that, eight more songs has different colors and stories one by one.

The 1st album is composed of 2 types of Korean traditional vocal genre such as Pansori(Korean Mono Opera) ,Minyo (Folk songs). Through various musical attempts, this team makes Korean music more intimate to the public.

As like Jazz, Korean traditional music has an improvisation called ‘Sinawee’ which is common value of two different music. By Combining two different genres, we will show Korean colored Jazz makes the world gets excited and amused.

The leader (JiHye) has been selected as a professional art creation support project by the 2018 Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, and also selected as a promising artist by the Suwon Cultural Foundation. In 2018, the Arirang Festival and the National Assembly Concert was successfully held.

Chae Ji Hye ‘s Geo-Koo-Ro(Go back) Project continuely builds a modern and unique music by combining Korean traditional music with jazz. With skillful performers and various musical attempts will be adding to open new possibilities of Korean music as world music.