"Condolences to the family and friends on the passing of Mr. Kim Loy Wong. I was told that Kim should have been credited for introducing the "oval shaped inner" notes. It has been alleged that another tuner came to his facility in Harlem,…"
"Dear Mr Michael Wong, please accept my deepest sympathies for the passing of your influential father. May he R.I.P.
The book:STEEL DRUMSHow to play them and make themTHE STEEL DRUMS OF KIM LOY WONGBy Peter SeegerOak Publications, 1964.About his…"
"This is really sad news to learn of the passing of Kim Loy Wong. His legacy will live on as the first leader of Highlanders. We are keeping the Highlanders dream alive in Success Village, Laventille. The current leadership of Highlanders will seek…"
"Condolences to Kim Loy Wong. I remember when Kim Loy had his band 'Hilanders/ behind the bridge and We, Tripoli met Kim Loy in Brooklyn in the year 1967.I think that he releases his book "how to tune a steel pan" He is one of the…"
"Yet another pioneer goes to the other side. You made history ... a book with your name on it is stored in the Smithsonian Institute Archives along with the first ever video of you showing how to make a steelpan.
Rest well Kim Loy…"
"In mid seventies our group 'Block 5' was the first to use strings and steel (I stand corrected). Kim Loy Wong, Conrad Jordan and Elie Mannette used to "touch up" (term used then) our pans. So sorry he's gone.
"With the help of Pete Seeger and Folkways Records, Kim Loy Wong became one of FIRST steel drum artists who brought the sounds of the chromatically pitched instrument from Trinidad to America in the ‘60s. Using his music to reach out to…"
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