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Cuong Vu

Cuong Vu is widely recognized by jazz critics as a leader of a new generation of innovative musicians. A truly unique musical voice, Cuong has lent his trumpet playing talents to a wide range of artists including Pat Metheny, Laurie Anderson, David Bowie, Dave Douglas, Cibo Matto, Mitchell Froom, and Chris Speed. Since moving to New York in 1994, Cuong has been active leading various groups, most notably his trio with Stomu Takeishi (bass) and Ted Poor (drums).

He has toured extensively throughout the world and has given clinics and masterclasses throughout the US and Europe. As a leader, Cuong has released four recordings, “Bound” (OmniTone), “Pure” (Knitting Factory Records), “Come Play With Me” (Knitting Factory Records) and “It's Mostly Residual” (ArtistShare) to critical acclaim, with each one having been considered among the best recordings of their respective years. Each record displays how he has carved out a distinctive sonic territory on the trumpet while blurring all stylistic borders.

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Albums

Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny
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Nonesuch Records
2016
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That The Days Go By And Never Come Again
That The Days Go By...
RareNoiseRecords
2014
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Agogic
Agogic
Table and Chairs Music
2011
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Leaps of Faith
Leaps of Faith
Origin Records
2011
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Shizaru
Shizaru
RareNoiseRecords
2011
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Vu-Tet
Vu-Tet
ArtistShare
2008
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