Song Dynasty

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Views: 807


1. Fa Su Ha (Under the Blossom Tree) / 花樹下; 2. Tango Cha / 傷心舞曲恰恰恰; 3. Searching / 尋覓; 4. Shake Off the Dust / 歎息; 5. I Remember You / 深愛的陌生人; 6. Flying / 飛呀; 7. Heart in Sorrow / 一剪梅; 8. Ai Ta (Love Him) / 愛他; 9. Summer Ride / 夏日騎乘


Song Dynasty

Additional Personnel / Information

Li Liu - Lead Singer (Taiwan) on 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9; Benjamin Holt - Guitar (Canada) on 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9; Dan Porter - Keyboards (America) on 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9; Corentin le Hir - Bass (France) on 1,2,3,4,5,7,9; Hiroki Kitazawa - Drums (Japan) on 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9; Jeff Chang - Saxophone (Taiwan) on 2; Kevin Swaim - Trumpet and Arranger (America) on 4,6,8; Kenny Davis - Trombone (America) on 4,8; Julian Sutherland - Saxophone (America) on 4,6,8; Noe Garcia - Nylon string guitar (Mexico) on 2; Pepe Valdez - Nylon String Guitar (Peru) on 4; Dave Farrell - Bass (Canada) on 6,7; Mike Luzecky - Bass (America) on 8; Jonny Harmon - Drum (America) on 8; Joy Silmon-Harris - Voice (America) on 1; Aquila Hudson - Voice (America) on 1; Dorcas Kemi Oladimeji - Voice (Nigeria) on1; Recording Engineers: Jason Rochester (lead) at the Mockingbird Sound; Alex Hasting (assistant) at the Mockingbird Sound; Kelly Upshaw (assistant) at the Mockingbird Sound; Jordan O’Leary for song “Flying” recorded at the Record Chamber; Mixing and Mastering: Matt Pence & Jake Greenberg at the Echo Lab; Jordan O’Leary for song “Flying” mixed at the Record Chamber; Album Cover Designer: Jessica Tsai (Taiwan)

Album Description

Song Dynasty is a collaborative project between Taiwanese vocalist Li Liu and Canadian guitarist Ben Holt that combines elements of western music with Chinese lyrics. Inspired by jazz, blues, funk and the lyrics of the Classical Chinese poet Li Qing-Zhao Song Dynasty began in 2015 while Liu and Holt were graduate students at the University of North Texas’ prestigious Jazz Studies Program. Since the project’s inception they have been traveling the world sharing this unique brand Chinese jazz with both English and Chinese speaking audiences to equaled success.

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson


Self Produced


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