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Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny
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Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny

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Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny joins longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter’s trio with his mentor.

The Cuong Vu Trio includes Stomu Takeishi on bass and Ted Poor on drums. Pat says of his record with the Trio, “This project is something that Cuong and I have talked about doing for years. For as much as I loved what Cuong has brought to my bands along the way, I always wondered what it would be like to join his group for a project, to see what I might be able to offer those guys. Cuong came up with a great set of tunes for the project, and we all met in NYC for a few days and recorded this music quite quickly and spontaneously.”

Vu, who first heard a cassette of Metheny’s Travels as a teenager and credits it for leading him into a career in music, adds: “Pat came to the session and killed it, taking us to different territories. We (the Trio) assimilated his sound into ours and made music that still felt uniquely ours.” The trumpeter has played with a wide range of artists, including Laurie Anderson, David Bowie, Dave Douglas, Myra Melford, Cibo Matto, and Mitchell Froom. Vu, a graduate of New England Conservatory, began his career leading various groups while touring extensively throughout the world. As a leader, he has released eight recordings, each making critics’ lists of the 10 best recordings of their respective years. His awards and honors include two Grammys (with Pat Metheny Group). He is currently an associate professor in jazz studies at the University of Washington.

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Track List:
1. Acid Kiss
2. Not Crazy (Just Giddy Upping)
3. Seeds of Doubt
4. Tiny Little Pieces
5. Telescope
6. Let’s Get Back
7. Tune Blues

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