Jazz cafe brings live music to Seoul’s Huam MarketJuly 5, 2019 / No Comments
Traditional markets across Seoul have been struggling to stay relevant in the age of ecommerce and hypermarkets. Huam Market, located uphill of Seoul Station on the western slope of Mount Nam, remains a cozy residential market that has modern facilities including a canopy and public washrooms.
Its shops and restaurants are busy throughout the day serving the local community. And on some nights, the sounds of jazz music can be heard ringing through its corridors.
That jazz comes from live musicians, and it can be traced to an impromptu stage area in the market passageway outside SoundDog, a jazz bar located within the market.
Kim Sung, owner of SoundDog, is responsible for this unexpected live music scene.
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Source: The Korea Times