Dana Leong

Dana Leong's Biography

Dana Leong is a multi-Grammy Award-winning musician, composer and producer. Considered by many to be the world's top electric cellist, he also has been referred to as the world's top trombone player by members of the world-renowned Balkan Beat Box.

Dana's music spans across multiple genres. His distinctive sound is an emotionally mesmerizing combination of electronic rhythms and uplifting traditional global tapestries. Dana taught jazz at Stanford University beginning at age 16 and completed the Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has given performances and speeches at TEDxShanghai and the US Open Tennis Championships; won two Grammy Awards in Latin jazz for his collaboration with Paquito D'Rivera; worked with Kanye West and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs in the hip-hop genre; worked with DJ A-Trak and DJ Qbert in the EDM genre; been a guest musical director for Fela! on Broadway; and composed themes for international brands such as Herm├Ęs, Virgin Galactic, the International Programme Content Network (IPCN), Porsche, Infiniti, New York Fashion Week, Shanghai Fashion Week and Montblanc.

A leading innovator at the intersection of music, technology and wellness, Dana has performed healing music at the World Economic Forum and is a composer on a 'musicians against violence' album produced by Harry Belafonte. Dana worked with Yamaha as a consultant on the design of the Silent Cello, and he serves as a United States Musical Ambassador and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

Dana Leong's Gear
Dana Leong

Gear List

SVC-110SK YSL-350C