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Meet the Millennial Smooth Jazz Ambassador Cory Wong

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In this podcast episode guitarist Cory Wong talks about coming up in Minneapolis (he was mentored by Ricky Peterson and drummer Michael Bland), playing with Vulfpeck, disrupting smooth jazz with Dave Koz, commanding the grid, letting "rhythm take the lead," the YouTube effect, the power of a good story, and Thai massage.

Along the way, he describes experiences playing with Nate Smith, Louis Cole, and Chris Thile.

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