Two-time Grammy award-winning artist, composer and producer, Dana Leong, discussed and demonstrated the future of music in the age of interconnectivity at the recent RADII’s FUTURE OF X at Hangzhou 2050 Conference.
Dana Leong believes in the convergence of technology, wellness and music.
Music in the digital world brings people together in ways few other media can. Music has historically been an integral part of many facets of life, including entertainment, wellness, worship, and social change, but the ways that musicians create and listeners engage have radically changed in the digital era.
Take a look at some of the photos from the successful event:
Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat Box. Dana’s distinctive sound encompasses multiple genres such as jazz, healing music, electronic dance and hip hop.
Being the musical genius that he is, Dana Leong has taught Jazz at Stanford University from the age of 16, won two Grammys in Latin Jazz for his collaboration with Paquito D’rivera, been a guest musical director for Fela on Broadway, has composed themes for international brands such as Hermès, Virgin Galactic, Porsche and Mont Blanc. He has even collaborated with Kanye West and Sean P. Diddy Combs in Hip-Hop, and with DJ A-Trak and DJ Qbert in EDM;
Dana Leong is also a leading innovator at the intersection of music, technology and wellness. He has performed healing music at the World Economic Forum’s closing ceremonies and is a composer on a ‘musicians against violence’ album produced by Harry Belafonte, serves as a U.S. Musical Ambassador and is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Dana’s speaking topics include:
- Clearing Your Channel
- A New York Minute