Arts Presenters: Dana Leong

Dana LeongDana Leong is an electro-jazz cellist/composer and heads the quartet MILK & JADE by Dana Leong. Dana studied both classical cello and jazz trombone at the Manhattan School of Music, a mix that has resulted in his becoming what some have called a “hi-def Yo-Yo Ma.”

In this podcast he talks about performing and composing, participating in the Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad program, and how he incorporates technology into his artistic vision.

This interview is part of an ongoing series with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.

Photo credit: John Walder

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One Response to “Arts Presenters: Dana Leong”

  1. KadmusArts Artist News » Blog Archive » Dana Leong in Cali
    October 12th, 2010 11:42

    [...] Electro-jazz cellist and composer Dana Leong has embarked on his three month-long tour, sharing lyrical melodies, jazz improvisations and rock propulsions with audiences on the West Coast. You can see him at the Asian American Music Festival on October 15. Dana Leong Asian American Music Festival KadmusArts Podcast with Dana Leong [...]

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