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Cory Wong is an American guitarist, songwriter and producer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has released several works as a solo artist and in partnership with others. His background spans several genres including jazz. He has performed with Vulfpeck, Stay Human and Chris Thile. He released several albums in 2020, including Live in Amsterdam, a collaboration with the Metropole Orkest, and Meditations, a Grammy nominated new-age album with Jon Batiste.

Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Wong was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is of half Chinese descent. Growing up, he was exposed to classic rock and jazz music by his father. He took piano lessons at age nine. He was fascinated by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Primus and decided to play bass and start a band. He took guitar and bass lessons and started a punk rock band. His first instruments were a Fender jazz bass, a Gretsch guitar, and a Fender Stratocaster. He acquired a second Stratocaster in senior year of high school, which remains his primary instrument...

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