AFS2024 Speakers

Joon Suh Park

Program manager of Jarasum Jazz Festival

Jarasum Jazz Festival is based in Seoul and Gapyeong, South Korea. Joon Suh Park majored in cultural anthropology and worked as a researcher/coordinator in the same field, working with immigrants and North Korean defectors in Korea.

The most important moment that inspired him to work in the music industry was actually the very festival he is now part of. He is now a programmer and organizer devoted to jazz, improvised/experimental music, gugak (Korean traditional music), world music, and more, who is trying to make the South Korean music scene a more diverse, sustainable environment.

Joon Suh Park