Monday, April 28, 2014

R.I.P.: Dr. Herb Wong

Herb Wong who had long been thought of as the resident jazz expert in the San Francisco Bay area. During his productive career, he has hosted radio shows, taught jazz in schools, and been an important early supporter of the Monterey Jazz Festival. In addition, Wong has held high positions with the International Association of Jazz Educators (he used to write the CD Reviews column for the IAJE Journal), been the main producer for the Black-Hawk and Palo Alto labels, and written countless liner notes, articles and reviews. Dr. Wong was 88

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