Wednesday, Dec 6
Wolfson Auditorium, Room 1261.
Bassist David Wong graduated from the Juilliard School in classical music. He is currently a member of Roy Haynes’ Fountain of Youth band, the Charles McPherson quartet, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Cécile Mclorin Salvant’s Ogresse orchestra. Wong was the bassist with The Heath Brothers Quartet led by jazz legends Jimmy Heath and Albert “Tootie” Heath for 12 years, and was also the last bass player in Hank Jones' Great Jazz Trio and is featured on the piano master's last recording. He has performed in many of the major concert halls and jazz clubs throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
He has recorded with Hank Jones, Roy Haynes, Jimmy Heath, Albert Heath, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Benny Green, Dick Oatts, Joe Magnerelli, Wycliffe Gordon and many others. He is an adjunct professor at numerous universities and regularly teaches at the Skidmore Jazz Institute, the Stanford Jazz Workshop and Jazz at Centrum.
All concerts are free and open to the public. Live performances will take place at Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132. Building 1, Room 1261. All performances will be livestreamed, except for those occurring on Tuesdays.