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Anthony Fung


ANTHONY FUNG (Drums) A native of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Anthony began playing the drums at the age of ten.

After discovering Miles Davis and John Coltrane and getting into jazz, Anthony participated in the Summer Jazz Workshop at the Berklee College of Music. In 2011, Anthony was selected as a member of the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, embarking on an extensive tour in the US. He has also performed at the Paris Conservatory, the Toronto Jazz Festival, and the Jazz Education Network conference.

Currently, Anthony is a member of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute at Berklee College of Music, where he studies under the direction of Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Ben Street, Joe Lovano, and George Garzone. Anthony also leads his own group, the Anthony Fung Quintet, which released their debut recording, Chronicles, as part of a Canadian tour. The group will be performed at the Youth Jazz Showcase as part of the 2014 TD Toronto Jazz Festival.

Anthony was a member of the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band in 2009-10.