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Anthony Fung Album Release Party
Sunday, May 22, 2022$25 – $35
Seating times: 7:00pm & 8:30pm. Doors open 30 minutes early.
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JAZZ@theEDGE! Presents: Anthony Fung Album Release Party
Anthony Fung – Drums
Alex Hahn – Sax
Michael Ragonese – piano
Luca Alemanno – bass
Drummer, composer, producer and bandleader Anthony Fung was born in Richmond Hill, Canada and has been playing the drums since the age of ten. He is currently based in Los Angeles, CA.
Anthony is an alumnus of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance (2018), where he earned a master of music (M.M.) degree while studying and performing with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Billy Childs, and many others. Previously, Anthony also earned both his bachelor of music (B.M.) and master of music (M.M.) degrees from the Berklee College of Music and the Berklee Global Jazz Institute under the tutelage of Danilo Pérez.Having performed at festivals and venues worldwide, Anthony has appeared at International Jazz Day (St. Petersburg, Russia and Havana, Cuba), Panama Jazz Festival, Panama Percussion Festival, Sitka Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Toronto Jazz Festival, and the Montreal Jazz Festival. He has performed and worked alongside Herbie Hancock, Danilo Pérez, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Lattimore, John Patitucci, Dave Binney, Terrace Martin, Alicia Olatuja, Miguel Zenón, John Beasley, James Newton, Eric Reed, and George Garzone among others.As a bandleader, Anthony released his debut album “Chronicles” in 2014 and his sophomore album “Flashpoint” in 2018, which received a 4-star review in Downbeat Magazine as one of 2019’s best albums of the year. In May 2020, he released a single “Resilience”.
Aside from performing, he is an accomplished composer and producer. Fung’s composition work can be heard on the documentary “The Last Tourist,” Hulu’s “For Your Attention Please” hosted by Craig Robinson, as well as a commissioned work for the Los Angeles Jazz Society entitled “The Chinese Immigration Suite”.