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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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http://cuongvu.com
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Releases on file (8)
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)
Naked Truth — Shizaru Naked Truth — Shizaru
(RareNoise RNR019, 2011, CD)
Sunn O))) — Monoliths & Dimensions Sunn O))) — Monoliths & Dimensions
(Southern Lord sunn100, 2009, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Life on a String Laurie Anderson — Life on a String
(Nonesuch 795392-2, 2001, 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)
Saft / Vu — Ragged Jack Saft / Vu — Ragged Jack
(Avant 068, 1996, CD)

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