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Bassist David Wong was born and raised in New York City, and is a graduate of the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts, where he developed his passion for music under the tutelage of tuba master Bob Stewart. He graduated from the Juilliard School in classical music in 2004 and has studied with Orin O’Brien (New York Philharmonic), Ron Carter, Ben Wolfe, and John Clayton. From 2003 to 2004, as part of the Eric Reed Trio, Wong performed in Switzerland, Scotland, the Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles), the Algonquin Hotel (New York City), and with Jazz at Lincoln Center, as well as at many other venues worldwide
Label: Modern Recordings
Track listing: Just in Time; There Will Never Be Another You; Nature Boy; One for My Baby; They Can’t Take That Away from Me; All the Way; Here’s That Rainy Day; September Song; On the Sunny Side of the Street; It’s All in the Game.
By Samara Joy
Label: Verve Records
Track listing: Can't Get Out of This Mood; Guess Who I Saw Today; Nostalgia (The Day I Knew); Sweet Pumpkin; Misty; Social Call; I'm Confessin' That I Love You; Linger Awhile; 'Round Midnight; Someone to Watch Over Me; I Miss You So; Sometimes Today Seems Like Yesterday; I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key); I’m Afraid (Of Loving You Too Much); Guess Who I Saw Today (New Trio Version); Can’t Get Out Of This Mood (Duo Version); Sweet Pumpkin (Duo Version); Guess Who I Saw Today (Duo Version); Lush Life.
by Dave Linn
Samara Joy's meteoric rise since graduating from High School has been well documented. As a college junior, she filmed herself singing Ella Fitzgerald's Take Love Easy" accompanied by one of her professors, pianist Pete Malinverni. The video went viral, garnering over one million views. She then put up a GoFundMe page, quickly reaching the $8,000 goal ...
by Dave Kaufman
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Sunday, the fest's final day, was glorious, with perfect weather and large, enthusiastic crowds. Friday and Saturday had killer lineups, but the festival arguably saved the best for last. There were a total of 17 acts. This included young emerging stars such as Samara Joy and ...
by Richard Conde
The City Parks Foundation kicked off its 31st annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The three day celebration of the life of the late saxophonist Charlie Parker took place in the neighborhood near where Charlie Parker worked and lived. Friday August 25th uptown Harlem at Marcus Garvey Park featured Orrin Evans, Lisa Fischer, and The Captain Black ...
by Neil Duggan
Family is a major theme on Terell Stafford's Between Two Worlds, with compositions dedicated to his daughter, mother and wife. His band has been playing with him so long they must feel like family too. They include tenor and soprano saxophonist Tim Warfield, pianist Bruce Barth, drummer Johnathan Blake and bassist David Wong. In fact, Wong ...