Actually, all the trips to other Italian Cities were all improvisations while living in Milan. Perhaps, I am just so used to get surprises from Jazz improvisation that I spontaneously apply the concept of jazz improvisation in the real life. Indeed, the surprises in life is beyond my imagination! Improvisation is definitely a journey of Unknown. Read More »
Anastasia is an unconventional and curious princess. She is full of creative energy and has lots of talent in arts. Growing up in the castle with lots of love and care around her, she somehow feels...something is definitely missing! By nature, she feels that living in the comfort zone is not her ideal situation because it can't stimulate her full potential. She wants to discover herself by discovering the world. Therefore, she decides to leave the comfort zone and puts herself into the journey of unknown!Read More »
Turin is a big city in the northwest Italy, and located in region Piemonte. Milan, Turin, Genoa are so-called the industrial triangle.
The longest river in Italy, Po River is across the city. Read More »
Somewhere deep down in my heart, I always have some special feelings to Hong Kong...
When I was a child, it was the Golden Era for the entertainment industry of Hong Kong. Around the 3rd grade, I started to listen to Cantonese pop songs and feel some obsessions to some idols. Actually, there are 95% of my idols are Hong Kong stars! Just feel that HK guys are so "Man" and stylish, such as Ekin Cheng and Leo Lai. HK women are powerfully gorgeous, such as Sammi Cheng and Michele Lee.The society of Taiwan is somehow more conservative and close. The esthetics are more towards to Japanese. Hong Kong is a place that holds the root of authentic Chinese culture and westernized at the same time. Even if I was just a student in elementary school, I already felt that irresistible charm! Read More »
A Thoughtful Jazz Piano/Composer/Arranger/Professor
The way that Josh creates music is full of care and passion to the Canadian culture and surroundings.
Josh Rager was my Jazz arranging instructor at McGill University. I was very lucky to be in his class and seriously, he has taught everyone lots of valuable arranging technics! He unfolded the mysterious masks of the complicated harmony in Jazz arranging. I would love to say thanks you so much, Josh 🙂 He has been playing around the world with his own band and as a side musician. He started with teaching part time in the universities in both Canada and the States, Recently, he started to be a full time professor in Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. All right, let's read his awesome musical Journey!