Jazz Guitarist Roger Chong Releases Latest Album
Classic jazz guitar-playing with a youthful edgethat's what jazz guitarist Roger Chong does. A graduate of music from York University in Toronto, Canada, Roger has a solid musical know-how courtesy of his mentorsjazz musicians and educators Roy Patterson, Matt Brubeck, Casey Soko, and Mike Cado. While there, he honed his guitar skills as part of the university jazz orchestra led by its founder, renowned jazz bassist Al Henderson of Time Wrap.
With Roger's debut album In the Beginning, he puts a premium on his other music talents: singing and songwriting. These fused with his superb jazz guitar playing is exceptionally featured in his latest CD 'Love Me One More Time.' The title track of this album has been selected to be part of the soundtrack to a JYC film titled 'Promise' presented by e-Evolution.
These days, Roger Chong's time is split between leading his own jazz combo and serving as jazz guitarist for orchestras under the Sheraton Cadwell Group. He has also entered the world of teaching where Grade 6 to 8 students with the Toronto Catholic District School Board are being mentored in Instrumental Music. Roger's also generous enough to even give private lessons in Markham, Ontario.
Be riveted with Roger Chong's jazz guitar playing by getting his latest album at iTunes, distributed by JMD Records/INgrooves (a partner of Universal Music Group.)