Jun 18 5:30pm
Brookfield Place Plaza, 220 Vesey Street
Co-presented with Arts Brookfield
All ages welcome
Bringing together an exciting blend of jazz, classical, and pop, the Dana Leong Trio—featuring Leong on cello and trombone, bassist Lex Sadler, and DJ Icewater on turntables—is the latest incarnation of Leong’s ever-expansive compositions. Leong is a prolific composer and arranger having written and premiered Bound(less), a new work for the lauded pioneers of vertical dance, BANDALOOP, and an evening-length work, Life After Dark, at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. Leong’s enterprising spirit has garnered critical acclaim and wowed audiences around the world.
Composer/cellist/trombonist Dana Leong blends jazz, classical and pop to create a signature sound. Leong’s pioneering collage of musical styles has garnered critical acclaim and wowed audiences around the world. He has collaborated with top jazz artists including Paquito D’Rivera, Christian McBride, Dafnis Prieto, and Henry Threadgill; and has worked with such diverse artists as Ray Charles, Barry White, Kanye West, Wynton Marsalis, Bjork, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yoko Ono, and Lila Downs.
For more information about this artist: danaleong.com