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Cuong Vu

Cuong Vu
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Cuong Vu (born Saigon, 19 September 1969) is a Vietnamese-American jazz trumpeter, vocalist, and composer. Although often labeled as an avant-garde player, he does not limit himself to this type of playing, preferring to use influences from many forms of contemporary jazz, as well as rock, electronica, groove and ambient musics.
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Releases on file (15)
Cuong Vu 4-tet — Ballet - The Music of Michael Gibbs Cuong Vu 4-tet — Ballet - The Music of Michael Gibbs
(RareNoise RNR, 2017, CD)
Cuong Vu Trio / Pat Metheny — Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny Cuong Vu Trio / Pat Metheny — Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny
(Nonesuch 554650-2, 2016, CD)
Leontine — The Tide Leontine — The Tide
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Indigo Mist — That the Days Go by and Never Come Again Indigo Mist — That the Days Go by and Never Come Again
(RareNoise RNR042, 2014, CD)
Lorenzo Feliciati — Frequent Flyer Lorenzo Feliciati — Frequent Flyer
(RareNoise RNR023, 2012, CD)
Cuong Vu 4tet — Leaps of Faith Cuong Vu 4tet — Leaps of Faith
(Origin 82585, 2011, CD)
Naked Truth — Shizaru Naked Truth — Shizaru
(RareNoise RNR019, 2011, CD)
Sunn O))) — Monoliths & Dimensions Sunn O))) — Monoliths & Dimensions
(Southern Lord sunn100, 2009, CD)
Cuong Vu — Vu-Tet Cuong Vu — Vu-Tet
(ArtistShare AS0073, 2007, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Life on a String Laurie Anderson — Life on a String
(Nonesuch 795392-2, 2001, CD)
Cuong Vu — Bound Cuong Vu — Bound
(OmniTone 12002, 2000, CD)
Satoko Fujii Orchestra East / Satoko Fujii Orchestra West — Double Take Satoko Fujii Orchestra East / Satoko Fujii Orchestra West — Double Take
(EWE EWCD-0019/20, 2000, 2CD)
Cuong Vu — Pure Cuong Vu — Pure
(Knitting Factory KFW 266, 2000, CD)
Saft / Vu — Ragged Jack Saft / Vu — Ragged Jack
(Avant 068, 1996, CD)
Bobby Previte — Too Close to the Pole Bobby Previte — Too Close to the Pole
(Enja ENJ-9306 2, 1996, CD)

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