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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).

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  • His work is sadly underappreciated and yet it is one of the finest examples of thorough musicianship and complete uniqueness and evolution of not only jazz but music itself. He truly is a great artist and a brilliant improviser. His trio member Stomu Takeishi is one of the most awe inspiring and original bass players I've heard yet. He prudently dominates in their music, taking up a lot of space, but always leaving enough room for it to be balanced with everything else. And Ted Poor is simply brilliant.
  • Wonderful trumpeter.
  • очень приятный дядька.
  • what an inspiration.
  • Замечательная музыка! :)
  • nom, klasa.
  • fantastic stuff
  • Incredible.

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