Recordings

Kim's best known KOMUNGO, LIVING TONES, PULSES, and KOMUNGUITAR explore her masterful skill and eclectic sensibility to the music.

PULSES
Selection of Jin Hi Kim (komungo & electric komungo) improvisations with Gerry Hemmingway (percussion). Review

Auricle Records AUR-10 (2010)

KOMUNGO
Selection of Jin Hi Kim's solo komungo and electric komungo improvisations with Guest Artists Shonosuke Okura (Japan), Kongarol Ondar (Tuva) and Kang Kwon Soon (Korea) in Kim's compositions. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzDTl6zz8x4&feature=related
Review

O.O. DISCS #70, USA (2001) and Seoul Records SRCD-1470, Korea (2001)
 
 Komungo Meditation
 Saturn's Moons

Sound Universe
Jin Hi Kim collaborates with master musicians from Korea, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Senegal, Australia, Germany, and the United States. A world-music tour with virtuoso performers on drums, pipa, didgeridoo, doxophone & others.
Review
Living Tones #LTS001, USA (2009)
 
 Unknot

LIVING TONES
Selection of Jin Hi Kim's bi-cultural compositions: performed by five Korean music masters Chung Jae-Guk (piri), Hong Jong Jin (daegum) and Thomas Buckner (baritone), Joseph Celli (oboe), Robert Dick (flute), Jin Hi Kim & Sirius String Quartet. Review
O.O. DISCS #24, USA (1995) and Seoul Records SRCD-1327, Korea (1996)
 
 Nong Rock

Komungo Ecstasy (DVD)
Jin Hi Kim’s solos and a duo with Gerry Hemingway and video images by Benton-C Bainbridge and Joel Cadman.

Living Tones #LTS002, USA (2009)

KOMUNGO AROUND THE WORLD
Kim duos with Adam Plack (didgeridoo), Mor Thiam (djembi), Rahul Sariputura (sitar), Hideaki Kuribayashi (koto). Review
Seoul Records SRCD-1234, Korea (1995)
 
 Frets Crossing Frets
 And It Goes By

KOMUNGUITAR
Kim duos with guitarists Derek Bailey, Eugene Chadbourne, Elliott Sharp, Henry Kaiser, and David First. Review
Nonsequitur/What Next? WN0012, USA (1994)
 
 Howdy Partner


The following CDs document Kim's wide array of komungo free improvisations with internationally renown musicians.

Manuela+ Live in Berlin
Rudiger Carl, Hans Reichel, Carlos Zingaro + Jin Hi Kim
CD 146 FMP-Publishing, Germany (2010) www.freemusicproduction.de

Peter Kowald’s Global Village & Jin Hi Kim
Free Elephant 001, Germany (2004)

Synergetics-Phonomanie III
Evan Parker with Jin Hi Kim, George Lewis, Thebe Lipere, Carlo Mariani, Sainkho Namchylak, Walter Prati, Marco "Bill" Vecchi and Motoharu Yoshizawa.
LEO Records LR 239/240, London, England (1996)

DUOS
Fredy Studer with Jin Hi Kim.
For 4 EARS Records 1034, Switzerland (1999)

NO WORLD IMPROVISATIONS
Jin Hi Kim (komungo and changgo) with Joseph Celli (oboe, Indian mukhaveena).
 Komukha
O.O. DISCS #3, USA (1990) and Warner Music Korea WEA 9031-75410-2, Korea (1992)

NO WORLD (TRIO) IMPROVISATIONS
Jin Hi Kim and Joseph Celli with Shelley Hirsch, Malcolm Goldstein, Alvin Curran, Adam Plack, and Mor Thiam.
O.O.DISCS #6, USA (1992)

SARGENG
Jin Hi Kim with Elliott Sharp & Henry Kaiser.
EarRational ECD1014, Germany (1991)

CIRCLE OF FIRE
Asian American Jazz: Mark Izu, James Newton, Lewis Jordan, Anthony Brown and Jin Hi Kim.
AsianImprov Records 0009, USA (1992)