Piano, bass, trumpets and keyboards are quite common in western jazz. But a musician from China has some different ideas. He brings traditional Chinese instruments to jazz, and had just held a
A new kind of sound — a fusion of Chinese and Latin music just had its debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall featuring Chinese artist Dongfeng Liu. While the two genres seemingly have little in common, the combination is an inspiration.
Chinese musician takes unique adventure in jazz
NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — A Chinese musician held a concert to showcase the charm of Chinese jazz in on Friday.
At the Carnegie Hall, a historic landmark in New York City, Liu Dongfeng, a Chinese composer, arranger and pianist, teamed up with his multicultural band and performed all the eight
Music is the world’s universal language – and pianist Dongfeng Liu underscores that notion in an ambitious and unusual way on his new CD. China Carib is just what the name says – a fusion of musical influences from the leader’s native China, bubbling Latin rhythms and jazz harmonies.
We are very familiar with the slew of prodigiously gifted Chinese pianists (and other instrumentalists) who have become renowned all over the world for their interpretation of classical music. However, the pianist Dongfeng Liu is a rarity not only for his extraordinary pianism but for following the pursuit
World-Jazz at its finest comes in the form of Dongfeng Liu’s amazing China Caribe (Zoho), perhaps the greatest melding of cultures and genres since Dizzy Gillespie fused bebop with salsa in the 1940s. There was a time in the 1800s when Chinese immigrants stormed the shores of Cuba to make up