Samson Trinh conducting Live Art's house band with the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra (directed by Amy Birdsong) opening Act 2 of SPARC's Live Art "Tree of Life" show performed at The Altria Theater (Richmond, VA). Solos by Suzi Fischer (alto sax), Victor Haskins (trumpet) and Rob Quallich (lead trumpet). Song composed, arranged and orchestrated by Samson Trinh. Filmed and edited by Martin Montgomery & William Gaff.
Samson Trinh & The Upper East Side Big Band was honored to be the house orchestra for SPARC's "Live Art" concert (developed by Erin Thomas-Foley, featuring students of all abilities) working with guest artists, Jason Mraz, Susan Greenbaum, Jesse Harper, Robbin Thompson, Steve Bassett, Josh Small and musical arrangements by Trinh with music advisor/director, Daniel Clarke. "Live Art" has earned numerous accolades including the Peoples Choice Award from PBS's Online Film Festival.