The Loading Doc: David Zheng fills a prescription for groove with his genre-blurring debut album

Having recently received his Master’s in Jazz Piano Performance from Manhattan School of Music, David Zheng is fully aware that the more traditional-minded folks in the jazz community might hear the boundary-pushing, electronica-and-beats-based fusion he stirs up on his debut album Loading … (Ropeadope) and wonder, as he muses, “What the hell is this?”  Just as the

You’ve reached a Premium article. To continue reading, please login or start a 3-MONTH TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION for just 99 cents/month. You’ll receive unlimited digital access plus a complimentary issue of our award-winning print magazine.
Join Our Newsletter
Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, album, events and more delivered to your inbox.

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz