Asymptote Press Release - Chinese



CONTACT: Stephanie Chou 周紹慈

47 West 85th St, Apt A

New York, NY 10024



美華協會將在 Joe's Pub 推出周紹慈的新專輯發表演唱會


華裔音樂作曲及演奏家周紹慈的新 CD 專輯,是一融合中國傳統音樂及美國現代爵士音樂的創新作品




December 1, 2016 (New York, NY)— 20171月14日美華協會和  Joe's Pub 將於晚間7:00點開辦周紹慈的新專輯發表演唱會.周紹慈將與她的樂團現場演奏她的作品.

新專輯 ASYMPTOTE 由豆苗公司發行.包括周的原創樂曲及中國經典音樂爵士組合.內容非常多元化,展現出周對數學及文學的熱愛.她並將耳熟能詳的歌曲,像「月亮代表我的心」,「康定情歌」,繞口令和李白的詩「夜思」,賦予爵士節奏,令人耳目一新.


這張專輯特請爵士樂手 Kenny Wollesen, John Escreet, Zack Lober, David Binney 和中提琴二胡樂手林維洋共同助陣.周說: 我的願望是能創造一個全球性的音樂,富有挑戰性大膽無畏的獨特藝術風格. 

周今年29歲,擅長彈奏鋼琴和薩克斯風.她曾在紐約 Carnegie Hall, BB King's, and Jazz at Lincoln Center 演出並參與 Harlem Festival of the Arts and Vermont's Discover Jazz Festival. 她也曾在台北,北京和世界各地表演音樂.周並於2012年特別受前美國芭蕾舞團 (American Ballet Theater) 首席舞者 Susan Jaffe 之邀,撰寫了芭蕾舞原創作曲 "C for G".

周紹慈剛獲選美國作曲家協會 Jerome Fund for New Music Grant 2016 年得獎人.編寫演奏的新作曲將是以二次大戰日本人強徵中國慰安婦為主題.敬請拭目以待



Stephanie Chou presented in association with China Institute

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Doors open at 6pm, Show at 7pm

For TICKETS: call 212-967-7555, online at, or in person at the Public Theater or Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street).

Show will feature 周紹慈 on voice/alto saxophone, 林維洋 on erhu/viola, Kevin Hays on piano, Kenny Wollesen on drums/percussion, and James Wordsworth on background vocals.


For more information on 周紹慈, please visit

The ASYMPTOTE CD is available in hard copy from, and through iTunes, Apple Music, and



“Stephanie Chou is a genuine triple-threat in the music business. A multi-instrumentalist, she plays alto saxophone and piano at the level of virtuosity, and also sings in an expressive, highly personable manner with a wide range. Chou’s work challenges expectations and defies categorization, but its brilliance in terms of conceptualization and performance makes the music compelling and wholly enjoyable listening. The emotions in her soundscapes are real threads of the human drama…Simply exquisite, the instrumentalists and Chou’s vocals [are] placed perfectly in the arrangements to create an unmistakable mood.”


The Gazette, 8/18/16, Thomas Staudter