Bae Kuang – These Darling Wings
Bae (Hao-Yue Kuang) is a Pop/Jazz singer/songwriter and a composer for film/TV from China mainland who has recently released her first official EP “These Darling Wings” in the style of Norah Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae and a little bit of Bjork.
Her compositions is represented by multiple music libraries such as Crucial Music, Universal Music Group, Black Toast Music, Defacto Music and many more. One of her composition has been used in the CBS hit TV show “The Mentalist”.
Currently living in Los Angeles, it has been 4 years since she started pursuing her music career in US. Since the age of 4, she’s been taking classical piano lesson. In Musicians Institute, she studied vocal performance and independent artist program. During the 2 year of study, she has devoted all of her energy into finding her own voice and developing her songwriting skill. By the time she graduated, she’s already self-produced her first EP “The Outsider”.
In the ASCAP expo 2012, she encountered Matt Hirt, a highly established film/TV composer, who offered her a co-writing gig for his mandarin pop song project, which became the beginning of many more composing jobs, including different mood tracks for production libraries, scoring for 2 student films. She received her first TV placement in CBS show “The Mentalist”.
With the encouragement she received from her composer friends and mentors, she finished her official EP “These Darling Wings” in the year 2013, which signifies her first official album release. In this EP she co-wrote 5 tracks with her talented lyricist Anie Fann, 1 mandarin song with Benny Cheung. It was produced by Jazz musician/producer Christian Klikovits, and talented producer/engineer AJ Oliveira. It features the wonderful performance by many great musicians including Alex Machacek, Tim Mcintyre, and Michael Saucier.
In 2014, Bae will be performing in the LA area while she prepares the release of another Mandarin EP.
Find out more about Bae at her website here.