About irony islet – The Details

January 1, 2009

red Name: Jinhyung Kim (AKA: irony islet)

red Education: Whimoon High School ‘98, Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts ‘00 in South Korea and go to Berklee College of Music in Boston now.

red Work: As an arranger and composer, many Korean pop songs, major film and drama BGMs and 2002 Korea-Japan Worldcup Music for Seoul, South Korea.

red Influences: Yoonsang, Dongsung Kim, Sangwon Shim, Kwangmin Kim, BK:Astro Bits:Bumsoo Kim, Wonju Nah, Sungjae Hwang, Jinhwan Kim@South Korea / and Kanno Yoko, Kazuhiko Maeda, Opolopo, Steve Reich, Keith Jarrett, Eliane Elias, Fred Hersch, Alan Silvestri, Toots Thielemans, Quincy Jones, Shakatak, George Duke, John Pizzarelli, Cornelius, Antonio Farao, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Diane Schuur, Towa Tei, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Mondo Grosso, Cassius, Daft Punk, Dave Grusin, David Foster, David Benoit, Abraham Laboriel, Gilberto Gil, Glenn Medeiros, Hisaishi Joe, Incognito, Ivan Lins, Jamiroquai, D’sound, Down to the Bone, Joan Gilberto, Astrud Gilberto, Bebel Gilberto, Andrea Bocelli, Brian Mcknight, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Lenny Kravitz, Lisa Ono, Natalie Cole, Pat Metheny, Patti Austin, The Rippingtons, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Hasymo, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Take 6, Toto, Underworld, Warren g, Whitney Houston, Yasutaka Nakata, Yutaka Yokokura@Planet Earth and so on.

red Favorite Movies: 1989, Cinema Paradiso, director’s cut / 1995, The Usual Suspects / 1995, Twelve Monkeys / 1999, The Thirteenth Floor / 2000, Memento / 2004, The Butterfly Effect, director’s cut / 2004, The Notebook / 2006, Heavenly Forest and so on.

red Favorite Quotations: “To know is nothing at all; To imagine is everything.” – Anatole France / “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” – Albert Camu.


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