Francis Wong - Great Wall album download
Great Wall is a compelling listen, and as such it offers us a view of Wong we've never had before - that of an assured leader and soloist who has opened the tradition of his country's music to the fresh air of jazz's universal spirit of interpretation and revitalization.
Great Wall is a avant-garde jazz music album recording by FRANCIS WONG released in 1993 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. 1 Great Wall 2 I Want to Talk About You 3 Prayer for Melvin Truss 4 Autumn Moon Reflected on the Peaceful Lake 5 Alishan 6 Conversations 7 Doll of the Bride.
Few musicians are as accomplished as Francis Wong, considered one of "the great saxophonists of his generation" by the late jazz critic Phil Elwood. A prolific recording artist, Wong is featured on more than forty titles as a leader and sideman. For over two decades he has performed his innovative brand of jazz and creative music for audiences in North America, Asia, and Europe with such with such luminaries as Jon Jang, Tatsu Aoki, Genny Lim,William Roper, Bobby Bradford, John Tchicai, James Newton, Joseph Jarman, Don Moye and the late Glenn Horiuchi. In addition, Wong was a California Arts Council Artist in Residence from 1992 through 1998, and a Meet The Composer New Resident in 2000-2003. In 2000-2001 he was a Rockefeller Next Generation Leadership Fellow.
Listen to music from Francis Wong like Waters, Denver Union Station, Soran Bushi & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Francis Wong. Francis Wong (Chinese name: 王世明; pinyin: Wáng Shìmíng) is an American jazz saxophonist, flutist, and erhu player. He is of Chinese descent; his father is from Shanghai and his mother is Cantonese. He specializes in the fusion of free jazz and Asian musics, and is a central member in the Asian American jazz movement.
Francis Shi- Ming Wong is an American jazz and improvisation musician (saxophone, the flute, clarinet, violin, percussion), composer and music producer. Wong has Chinese roots and plays since the 1980s in jazz and improvisation scene of the Asian American jazz movement in the San Francisco Bay Area, inter alia, with Mark Izu, William Roper, Bobby Bradford, John Tchicai, James Newton, Joseph Jarman, Don Moye and Glenn Horiuchi. In 1987 he founded the label with Jon Jang Asian Improv Records. Great Wall (1993 ), with Jon Jang, EW Wainwright, Mark Izu, Hafez Modirzadeh. Ming (1994 ), with Glenn Horiuchi, Elliot Humberto Kavee. Pilgrimage (1994 ). Duets 1 (1996 ), with Elliot Humberto Kavee. Gathering of Ancestors (1998), with John -Carlos Perea, Elliot Humberto Kavee. Jason Kao Hwang, Francis Wong, Tatsu Aoki, Wu Man: Graphic Evidence ( 2006).
Francis Wong has had a hand in guiding the San Francisco Bay Area Asian Improv label, along with such musicians as Mark Izu, Jon Jang, and the late Glenn Horiuchi. Wong has been a member of both Izu and Jang's groups. He also leads groups of his own, including the Great Wall, the eight-piece Asian Improv Arts Composers Workshop, and the trio Ming. Wong has worked to integrate jazz and traditional Japanese and Chinese music, and is a founding member of the San Francisco Gagaku Society. Francis Wong On Saxophone @ SHADOW TO SHADOW 2014. Taiji Qigong Shibashi ~ Set 1. Taiji Qigong Shibashi ~ Set 2. Francis Wong & Lenora Lee 1/21/18 Minus Zero Benefit for Planned Parenthood. 蹟之山 Covered by Francis Wong. Tinsagu Nu Hana by Professor Wesley Ueunten On Sanshin & Francis Wong On Saxophone @ CHSA.
|1||Great Wall||Francis Wong||7:13|
|2||I Want to Talk About You Billy Eckstine||Francis Wong||8:24|
|3||Prayer for Melvin Truss Francis Wong||Francis Wong||8:46|
|4||Autumn Moon Reflected on the Peaceful Lake||Francis Wong||5:26|
|6||Conversations Hafez Modirzadeh / Francis Wong||Francis Wong||6:00|
|7||Doll of the Bride||Francis Wong||6:27|
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